How MPs vote on abortion

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Sweeping reform of abortion law passed despite a dozen MPs switching their votes for the third and final reading this week. The Abortion Legislation Bill passed on Wednesday by 68 votes to 51, a Author: Derek Cheng.

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MPs will tonight vote on whether to cut the week abortion limit. In a series of votes, MPs will consider whether to reduce the time limit on terminations to as little as 12 weeks. The first reading of the Abortion reform bill passed with 94 MPs in favour and 23 against How Members of Parliament voted in the first reading of the Abortion Legislation Bill - NZ Herald New.

The Abortion Legislation Act is an Act of Parliament in New Zealand that amends the law to decriminalise abortion. Under the act, abortion is available without restrictions to any woman who is not more than 20 weeks pregnant.

Women seeking an abortion after 20 weeks have to be assessed by a qualified health professional. IT TOOK just 50 people to change forever the lives of hundreds of thousands of Australian women, when Queensland MPs voted to scrap laws making abortion illegal on Wednesday night.

Abortion debate: MPs reject limit cut The time limit for abortion was kept at 24 weeks last night in the first vote on the issue in 18 years. Last night's votes, on amendments to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill, were the first opportunity for for MPs to vote on abortion sincewhen the upper limit was reduced from 28 : Andy Tate.

Gordon Brown is to open the way for the first Parliamentary vote on abortion laws for 17 years. Sources close to the Prime Minister said he would give MPs time to debate the issue and guarantee. Tory MP Fiona Bruce opposed the bill, prompting the Commons vote, and told MPs: "Whatever members' differing views on abortion, if we respect.

Attempts to reduce the week limit for abortions have been defeated in the House of Commons. In the closest vote, MPs voted to reduce the limit to 22 weeks, with against. Abortion debate: How MPs voted Attempts to reduce the 24 week limit for abortions have been defeated in the House of Commons. Members of the House of Commons yesterday voted by to in favour of a Ten Minute Rule bill brought by Diana Johnson MP, to decriminalise abortion in England and Wales.

Currently women across the UK can be sent to jail for having an abortion without the permission of two doctors, even if she does so within the first 24 weeks of pregnancy. In a confused vote in Parliament, MPs have done away with all sections of the Abortion Legislation Bill that would have made legally protected 'safe areas' possible outside clinics.

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Free vote. In the first major challenge to Britain's abortion laws sincewhen the legal limit was lowered from 28 to 24 weeks, MPs voted on a series of alternative limits of 12,16, 20 and 22 weeks - all of which were rejected.

Labour MPs to press May for Commons vote on Northern Ireland abortion ban Diana Johnson to table bill aimed at forcing government into allowing. SNP MPs will be given a free vote on the issues of abortion reform and equal marriage in Northern Ireland.

At Westminster on Tuesday, MPs will vote on the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation. This book is a crucial lesson in how politicians and interest groups can change the way we vote, not by telling us facts or lies, but by reshaping the way we think—in part through mass marketing.

Today, the abortion rights movement must ask itself what it has won and what it is fighting by:   MPs tonight voted to make same-sex marriage and abortion legal in Northern Ireland - despite fury that they are 'driving a coach and horses' through the devolution settlement.

MPs also voted in a separate vote to pave the way for legal abortion (Image: AFP/Getty Images) Read More Related Articles. MPs vote to legalise Northern Ireland abortion in landmark step.

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MPs vote to make abortion legal in the North Abortion set to be decriminalised in the North from October 22nd if the assembly and executive are not back in place Thu,Author: Gerry Moriarty.

MPs have voted in favour of introducing a bill on decriminalising abortion and extending the right to abortion to Northern Ireland under a Minute Rule motion introduced by Diana Johnson. The bill will have a second reading next month but is unlikely to become law without government support.

The vote was in favour against opposed. Malawi MPs support Termination of Pregnancy Bill, risk your vote. (Neither the Bible nor any Holy book brings food at the table.) the MPs should vote for abortion within the proscribed.

55 Lib Dem MPs took part in last night’s crucial Commons vote on whether to reduce the current week limit on abortions to 22 weeks (the closest vote of the night). In what was a free vote, a. I do not support abortion, but I am on record that I recognise that a woman has a right to abortion, especially when she has to make a decision regarding a child conceived through sexual violence, rape, or incest, or the choice of life of the mother versus the life of an unborn child.

I will vote in support of this bill at the first reading. SNP MPs to vote on legalising same-sex marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland comments SNP MPs will be given a free vote on the issues of abortion reform and equal marriage in Northern Ireland.

How our MPs plan to vote on the abortion bill "The NSW Greens are per cent pro-choice and I am pleased to be joining with pro-choice MPs from across the political spectrum to co-sponsor.

MPs approve abortion referendum booklet, but with feisty exchanges agreed the text of a “neutral information document” setting out the basic facts on which Gibraltar will be asked to vote in the forthcoming abortion referendum.

The document sets out the current legislation and the proposed changes, alongside information to help voters. MPs approved peers’ amendments connected to abortion reform by votes to The vote was welcomed by pro-choice campaigners, but described as “disgraceful” by a pro-life lobby group.

pendix); numbers do not sum since votes by Alliance and nationalist party MPs are not listed separately. A unique "pendulum" procedure was developed to provide MPs the op-portunity to consider a range of options on abortion, giving rise to what one Government backbencher called "the night of the long votes" (Morgan and Lee, 49).

MPs have voted to liberalise abortion and extend same-sex marriage to Northern Ireland, bringing the region in line with the rest of the UK.

The Commons. Scheer told media outlets that regardless of the vote’s outcome, his government would keep abortion and other social divisive issues off limits. Mon - Author: Lianne Laurence.The party typically abstains on devolved matters at Westminster.

News; National SNP MPs to vote on legalising same-sex marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland.Those dumping on the National Party are misguided, it was a conscience vote for National MPs.

What was happening in practice is now going to be supported by the law, with less stress on those making what are often hard decisions. To those who oppose abortion nothing .