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Challenging Religious Privilege

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Supreme Court rules NI women don’t have equal right to abortion services in England

Supreme Court rules NI women don’t have equal right to abortion services in England

Posted: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:43

In a three/two decision, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that UK citizens normally resident in Northern Ireland do not have a right to free abortion services from NHS England on the same basis as other UK citizens.

Doctor faces private prosecution for circumcising baby boy without the mother’s consent

Doctor faces private prosecution for circumcising baby boy without the mother’s consent

Posted: Wed, 24 May 2017 12:10

A doctor is facing a private prosecution for assault after he circumcised a boy without the mother's consent.

Another woman refused morning after pill by religious pharmacist

Another woman refused morning after pill by religious pharmacist

Posted: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 13:24

A Hartlepool woman has been refused the morning after pill by a pharmacist on the grounds of "religious conscience". The 29 year old woman was reportedly "stunned" when told she would would have to go elsewhere as the pharmacist wouldn't fulfil the prescription due to religious objections.