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Most of Northern Ireland strongly backs abortion law reform, survey discovers

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th November 2017

Three in four people back legal abortions for women pregnant through rape or incest and in situations of fatal foetal abnormalities A large majority of Northern Irelands population are in favour of reforming the regions strict anti-abortion laws and back legal terminations for women induced pregnant through sexual violence, a new survey has found. Nearly […]

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Porn in the classroom? Here’s why it induces sense | Jenni Murray

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th November 2017

We have a choice: either let young people learn their lessons from online pornography, or intervene What a cat I set among the pigeons last week by suggesting, in answer to a question about pornography at a literary celebration, that it should be considered suitable for pupils to watch and analyse this material in schools. […]

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Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

Published in Odd and Fun on 4th November 2017

Washington( CNN) President Donald Trump privately signed a bill on Thursday that allows states to withhold federal money from organizations that offer abortion services, including Schemed Parenthood, a group often targeted by Republicans. The bill, which the usually camera-friendly President signed without any media present, reverses an Obama-era regulation that prohibited states from withholding money […]

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Clinton vs. Trump: The most memorable one-liners

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

Washington( CNN) Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump exchanged a series of quick jab during the course of its first presidential debate at Hofstra University Monday night in Hempstead, New York. Here are some of the most memorable lines so far 😀 TAG 5 TT

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Women troll Indiana Gov. Mike Pence over abortion law

Published in Odd and Fun on 28th October 2017

( CNN) Several females have called the office of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence sharing information that the Republican might consider “TMI” — detailed descriptions of their menstrual cycles. The calls are part of an effort to troll Pence for signing a bill that bans abortions based on the results of the race or sexuality of […]

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Trump is trading on racism- and if May is a true friend she’ll tell him | Sarah Wollaston

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th October 2017

From the Muslim travel ban to womens rights, the Trump administration is taking the world backwards. Westminster should not be fawning over him Donald Trump constructed no secret of his deeply divisive instincts during his campaign for the White House. Vile racial and religious stereotyping, misogyny, his support for torment, even parodying those with disabilities. […]

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South Carolina legislature passes bill proscribing abortion after 19 weeks

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th October 2017

( CNN) The South Carolina legislature has passed a bill banning abortions after 19 weeks. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act passed the South Carolina House of Representatives 79 to 29 Tuesday. The ban includes exceptions if the mother’s life is in jeopardy or the fetus will not be able to survive outside the womb.

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Could VAT on meat help us save the planet? | Simon Fairlie

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th October 2017

One of the best ways of tackling climate change and feeding the growing world population is also one of the simplest A day would come, Percy Shelley predicted in 1813, when the monopolising eater of animal flesh would no longer destroy his constitution by eating an acre at a dinner. He explained: The sum of […]

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Scottish plan for every child to have ‘named person’ breaches rights

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th October 2017

Supreme court finds SNP governments proposals on child welfare violate privacy rights and family life Judges at the supreme court have ruled that the Scottish governments controversial named person strategy for supporting children hazards violating rights to privacy and a family life under the European convention on human rights, and thus overreaches the legislative proficiency […]

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S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley signs statute banning abortion at 20 weeks

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th October 2017

( CNN) South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill into law on Wednesday that makes it illegal for a woman to procure an abortion after her pregnancy reaches 20 weeks, press secretary Chaney Adams said. The law takes effect immediately. Abortions may be performed after 20 weeks only if the mother’s life is in […]

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