Abortion debates are raging over in the UK, and it has everything to do forex with Northern Ireland. Did you know that having an abortion there can land you a sentence of up to life in prison? The only way you’re allowed to get an abortion in Ireland is if your life is in danger. Some people say that is ridiculous, and if you’re wondering, Northern Ireland is the only place in the UK with these abortion laws in place. There is a mental health clause that can come into play, but it doesn’t sound like the system favors any excuses.