ADDED ON: 06/03/2018

LGBT And Abortion Rights Campaigners Are Fighting Together For Equality In Northern Ireland

06/03/2018 | BuzzFeed

The LGBT and abortion rights movements in Northern Ireland have vowed to fight in solidarity to win the same rights as people in the rest of the UK and in the Republic of Ireland. While women’s rights campaigners celebrated the Republic overturning its longstanding ban on abortion in a historic referendum last month, their attention has now turned to Northern Ireland, where the practice remains outlawed despite being legal in the rest of the UK. Similarly, same-sex marriage, which is legal in England, Scotland and Wales, remains prohibited in Northern Ireland.


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