Northern Ireland's abortion debate: For and against
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The battle over abortion in Northern Ireland

The Court of Appeal has ruled it is not up to the courts to decide on abortion law in Northern Ireland, but up to the Stormont assembly.

Unlike the rest of the UK, abortion is only permitted in Northern Ireland if a woman's life is at risk or there is a permanent or serious risk to her mental or physical health.

The BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme's Catrin Nye heard opinions from both sides of the debate. Watch her full film here.

Watch the Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 BST on BBC Two and the BBC News channel.

  • 29 Jun 2017
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