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Abortion laws challenged

On 3 October it was ruled that Northern Ireland’s abortion law breaches the UK’s human-rights commitments.

Right to Life

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Sarah Ewart challenged the law after she was denied a termination. The judge said that she ruled in Mrs Ewart’s favour as it was not right to ask another woman to relive the trauma that she had already experienced. Mrs Ewart had travelled to England for a termination when tests showed her baby had a condition that meant life beyond the womb was unlikely.