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Charlie Gard and the pro-life lobbyists, 12th July 2017

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/charlie-gard-and-the-pro-life-lobbyists-svsfhtvxv

RCOG and FSRH publish manifesto for general election 2017, 4th May 2017

https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/news/rcog-fsrh-manifesto-election-2017/

US style abortion picketing now over here, 8th March 2017

https://www.marieclaire.co.uk/life/us-abortion-picketing-going-away-471374

Abortion Rights Campaigners Say It’s “Extremely Worrying” That Anti-Abortion Protesters Used Facebook Live Outside A Clinic, 14th February 2017

https://www.buzzfeed.com/laurasilver/pro-choice-campaigners-say-its-extremely-worrying-that-anti

No more intimidation: how we can tackle the rise of anti-abortion protests outside UK clinics, Stylist, 28th October 2016

https://www.stylist.co.uk/life/why-we-need-buffer-zones-around-abortion-clinics-stylist-talks-to-cathy-newman

Anti-abortion activists take a worrying new approach to clinic campaigns, The Conversation, 20th October 2016

https://theconversation.com/anti-abortion-activists-take-a-worrying-new-approach-to-clinic-campaigns-67174

A new threat to free choice: how anti-abortion protesters got organised, New Humanist, 17th October 2016

https://newhumanist.org.uk/articles/5096/a-new-threat-to-free-choice-how-anti-abortion-protesters-got-organised

Women’s groups are renewing calls to enforce protest “buffer zones” around abortion clinics, The Pool, 13th October 2016

https://www.the-pool.com/news-views/latest-news/2016/41/womens-groups-call-for-buffer-zone-around-abortion-clinics

Women’s Groups Put Fresh Pressure On Government To Crack Down On Anti-Abortion Protesters, Buzzfeed, 12th October 2016

https://www.buzzfeed.com/laurasilver/womens-groups-put-fresh-pressure-on-government-to-crack-down?utm_term=.clye77rB9#.yePzBBkaY

Abortion Charities Call For “Buffer Zones” To Prevent Aggressive Protests Outside Clinics, Buzzfeed, 6th October 2016

https://www.buzzfeed.com/laurasilver/abortion-charities-call-for-buffer-zones-to-prevent-aggressi?utm_term=.ltrAyyNJ4#.hedXRR9Qr

Cathy Newman: What happened the day I confronted a zealous anti-abortion protester, Telegraph, 5th October 2016

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/cathy-newman-what-happened-the-day-i-confronted-a-zealous-anti-a/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

Undercover: Britain’s Abortion Extremists, Dispatches, 5th October 2016


https://www.channel4.com/programmes/dispatches/on-demand/62890-001

NHS sends vulnerable women to a pregnancy advice service run by anti-abortion fanatics, Mail on Sunday, 2nd October 2016

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3817411/NHS-sends-vulnerable-women-pregnancy-advice-service-run-anti-abortion-fanatics.html

No one should have to run this gauntlet: Channel 4 News presenter on the pressure women face from the growing anti-abortion movement, Mail on Sunday, 2nd October 2016

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-3817441/No-one-run-gauntlet-Channel-4-News-presenter-pressure-women-face-growing-anti-abortion-movement.html

Anti-abortion campaigner John Preston fined over Tasmanian protest, ABC News, 27th July 2016

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-27/fine-for-anti-abortion-protester-over-tasmanian-protest/7665776

‘Great relief’: Anti-abortion protesters respecting new ban outside clinic, CBC News, 14th July 2016

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/anti-abortion-protesters-bubble-stjohns-court-order-1.3677269

Victoria abortion protest laws fast tracked, SBS, 2nd May 2016

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016/05/02/vic-abortion-protest-laws-fast-tracked

Petition demanding protesters to keep their distance from abortion clinics reaches 160,000 signatures, Independent, 19th January 2016

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/petition-demanding-protestors-to-keep-their-distance-from-abortion-clinics-reaches-160000-signatures-a6822011.html

People on a London street have been locked in conflict with abortion protesters for two years, BuzzFeed, 13th January 2016

https://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/people-on-a-london-street-have-been-locked-in-a-battle-with#.vmbrVNqZl

New Buffer Zones petition for abortion clinics, December 2015

https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/114853

Selfish anti- abortion protesters must be stopped from hurting British women, Telegraph, 28th October 2015

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11959832/Abortion-clinic-protests-British-women-are-frightened.-This-must-stop.html

Isn’t it time we banned anti-abortion protesters from health centres, The Huffington Post, 28th October 2015

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/rosa-ellis/abortion-clinic-protests_b_8398682.html

Rise in ‘anti-abortion protests’ in England and Wales, BBC News, 26th October 2015

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34641228

Anti-abortion protests outside clinics rise, BBC News, 26th October 2015

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34644369

Here’s how anti-abortion protesters are targeting GP clinics, BuzzFeed, 8th September 2015

https://www.buzzfeed.com/alanwhite/heres-how-anti-abortion-protesters-are-targeting-gp-clinics#.kmLbkDNdx

Yvette Cooper proposes protest-free buffer zones outside abortion clinics, New Statesman, 10th August 2015

https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/2015/08/yvette-cooper-proposes-protest-free-buffer-zones-outside-abortion-clinics

Public figures write to Jeremy Hunt to demand protection for abortion clinics under threat, BHA, 27th July 2015

https://humanism.org.uk/2015/07/27/public-figures-write-to-jeremy-hunt-to-demand-protection-for-abortion-clinics-under-threat-from-hardline-religious-activists

Bernadette Smyth: anti-abortion protester wins appeal, BBC news, 29th June 2015

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-33317597

Establish buffer zones around abortion clinics to protect women from protesters, say MP’s, Independent, 24th June 2015

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/establish-buffer-zones-around-abortion-clinics-to-protect-women-from-protesters-say-mps-10341844.html

100,000 call for anti abortion protesters to back off, bpas blog, 13th March 2015

https://bpas1968.tumblr.com/post/113505174373/100000-call-for-anti-abortion-protesters-to-back

Do abortion clinic buffer zones violate freedom of speech? The Week, 4th March 2015

https://www.theweek.co.uk/abortion/62791/do-abortion-clinic-buffer-zones-violate-freedom-of-speech

120,000- signature petition calls for protesters to ‘back off’ abortion clinics, Swindon Advertiser, 4th March 2015

https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/news/11833912.120_000_signature_petition_calls_for_protesters_to____back_off____abortion_clinics

Why these graphic posters were outside Downing Street, i100, 4th March 2015

https://i100.independent.co.uk/article/why-these-graphic-posters-were-outside-downing-street

Abortion protests: Can’t we all just agree harassment of women is wrong?, Luciana Berger MP for the Telegraph, 10th December 2014

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11284506/Abortion-protests-Cant-we-all-just-agree-harassment-of-women-is-wrong.html

Women attending abortion clinics have a right not to be menaced, Yvette Cooper MP for the Independent, 9th December 2014

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/women-attending-abortion-clinics-have-a-right-not-to-be-menaced-9913654.html

A small step towards combatting harassment, Progress, 9th December 2014

https://www.progressonline.org.uk/2014/12/09/a-small-step-towards-combatting-harassment

Yvette Cooper MP calls for buffer zones outside abortion clinics, ITV News, 8th December 2014

https://www.itv.com/news/2014-12-08/hunts-statements-on-abortion-deeply-worrying

Abortion buffer zones: free speech v free choice, Channel 4 News, 8th December 2014

https://www.channel4.com/news/abortion-buffer-zone-clinics-protesters-yvette-cooper

Labour calls for US-style ‘buffer zones’ around abortion clinics to stop protesters hassling patients, Daily Mail 8th December 2014

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2865922/Labour-calls-style-buffer-zones-abortion-clinics-stop-protesters-hassling-patients.html

How the UKs abortion debate was revived, Left Foot Forward, 4th December 2014

https://leftfootforward.org/2014/12/how-the-uks-abortion-debate-was-revived

Pregnant woman shuts down anti-abortion protesters in the most incredible way, Metro, 4th December 2014

https://metro.co.uk/2014/12/04/pregnant-woman-shuts-down-anti-abortion-protestors-in-the-most-incredible-way-4973766

Back Off campaign calls for buffer zone around clinics banning anti-abortion protestors, Cosmopolitan, 1st December 2014

https://www.cosmopolitan.co.uk/reports/news/a31594/buffer-zone-abortion-clinics-back-off-campaign

The Antis Need to ‘Back Off’, But We Need to Talk About Abortion, 30th November 2014

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/lisa-hallgarten/abortion-rights-uk_b_6243730.html

Calls for law to stop anti-abortion protests outside clinics, BBC Newsbeat, 28th November 2014

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/30126873

It’s time for anti-abortion protesters to back off, Guardian, 28th December 2014

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/28/anti-abortion-protestors-back-off-clinic-buffer-zones

Jesus Christ would be ashamed of ‘Christian’ abortion protestors , Telegraph, 20th November 2014

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11243165/Jesus-Christ-would-be-ashamed-of-Christian-abortion-protestors.html