N. Irish Anti-Abortion Activist Convicted of Harassing Clinic Director

Bernadette "Bernie" Smyth, one of Northern Ireland's most prominent anti-abortion activists—she has picketed the country's only abortion clinic since the day it opened—has been convicted of harassing the clinic's director. Smyth was convicted today of two counts of harassment against Dawn Purvis, who runs the Belfast… » 11/19/14 1:10pm 11/19/14 1:10pm

UK Female Pioneers Get Own Stamps • Josef Fritzl Declared Clincally Sane

• The British Royal Mail has issued stamps » 10/14/08 5:30pm 10/14/08 5:30pm for six female pioneers, including family planning activist Marie Stopes and Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first British woman to qualify as a doctor. • Some activists, however, are upset about the inclusion of Ms. Stopes since she famously supported eugenics and…