They led her away from the centre of the event and a tense stand-off ensued, with many campaigners gathering around her, insisting that she should not be arrested.
After several minutes, the officers abandoned their attempt to speak with the woman and left the area.
May 31, 2018 (Society for the Protection of Unborn Children) - Amid the pressure being piled on the Prime Minister to bypass devolution and impose abortion on Northern Ireland, some activists are engaging in risky stunts to make their case for changing the law in the province. Last week, the neighboring Republic of Ireland voted to remove a constitutional ban on abortions, putting pressure on the north to follow suit.
She said: "I have taken this in defiance of the extremely outdated, medieval, anti-choice laws that exist in Northern Ireland".
'We are not willing in the wake of the repeal referendum to be left behind any longer.
Amnesty has intervened in the case, providing evidence that the near total ban on abortion in Northern Ireland violates women's human rights.
"Now that the people have voted Yes, we very much have the green light for them to do that".
The group did not say whether any of the women were actually pregnant.Читайте также: Wondrous dunes on Pluto are grains of frozen methane | Saturday Star
Earlier, campaigners addressed the crowd, among them pro-choice activists and Irish parliamentarian Ruth Coppinger TD.
Ms Coppinger said it was an "outrage" that the 1967 Abortion Act that applies elsewhere in the United Kingdom had not been extended to Northern Ireland.
"But it's important to recognise that the people of Northern Ireland are entitled to their own process, which is run by locally elected politicians".
They drove towards the Lisburn constituency office of the anti-abortion Democratic Unionists, who oppose liberalisation in Northern Ireland, to continue their day of protest.
The Labour leader has so far managed to avoid calling for a change in the laws, but is facing increasing pressure inside his party after The Guardian published an open letter by a number of Labour MPs urging Westminster to press for change in the absence of a sitting Assembly in Northern Ireland.
"I believe Theresa May is not going to endanger the supply and confidence arrangement on this issue", he said.
There was also chanting by women dressed as handmaidens, in reference to the novel The Handmaid's Tale - about women's rights being stripped away.
Speaking before the cabinet meeting, he said: "It will take until the end of the year because it's not just about the law - we have to have the law, we must have the clinical guidelines drawn up by medical practitioners". A divisive referendum would simply delay women's rights longer. "We hope they take it".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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