RIOTING OVER FAMILY-PLANNING DRIVE IN CHINESE PROVINCE
|An uneasy calm returned to China's Guangxi province on May 22 after 4 days of rioting over the government's draconian family-planning policy.
Violence had spread through several parts of the southwestern province, with mobs destroying government offices and vehicles, in protests against a drive to enforce China's one-child-per-family policy. Early ...|
IRISH COURT ALLOWS TEEN MOTHER TO TRAVEL ABROAD FOR ABORTION
|Ireland's High Court has ruled that a 17-year-old girl can travel abroad to obtain an abortion, rejecting the arguments of public-health officials who sought to protect the unborn child.
Because abortion is illegal in Ireland except when the mother's life is endangered-- a condition which does not apply in this ...|