Abortion

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baby

Govt moves to consult on mandatory folic acid addition to flour to decrease birth defects

11th Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

This week in the House of Lords the Government confirmed they will be launching a  UK-wide consultation on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid to prevent serious birth defects, but did not give a specific launch date.

pregnancy test

Government approves home-use of abortion pill

11th Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

Despite claiming to hold a position of neutrality on abortion, the Department of Health & Social Care made the requisite authorisations on 27 December to allow the home-use of the medical abortion pill, misoprostol, in England.

Pregnant Woman and a doctor

Abortion in Republic of Ireland is now legal

2nd Jan 2019
Rachael Adams

New Year’s Day marked the day that abortion services became legally available in the Republic of Ireland.

Pregnant mum holding scan

Abortion level in England and Wales at a 10 year high

19th Dec 2018
James Mildred

Revised figures from the Department of Health and Social Care show the abortion rate in England and Wales has reached a record high.

Penny Mordaunt MP

Minister gives evidence on abortion law in NI

14th Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

Penny Mordaunt MP, the Minister for Women and Equalities gave evidence to the Women and Equalities Committee this week, where she was questioned about abortion law in Northern Ireland.

ultrasound of baby in the womb

Why is British aid money being used to fund illegal abortions?

7th Dec 2018
James Mildred

Prominent pro-life campaigner Lord Alton has raised serious questions about the role of the UK in funding illegal abortions overseas and is calling for an urgent  inquiry to take place.

Pregnant Woman with scan

Discrimination against people with disabilities starts before they are born

3rd Dec 2018
Rachael Adams

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December). The aim of the day is to raise awareness of the issues that people with disabilities face and to mobilise support for their dignity, rights and well-being.

The Prime Minister, Theresa May

Theresa May refuses to back radical abortion plan

23rd Nov 2018
James Mildred

The Prime Minister has said she does not support controversial proposals to change abortion law in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

mother and baby

Revealed: 98.26 % against Welsh Govt plan to offer abortion to NI women

15th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

The Welsh Government announced that women from Northern Ireland can now have free abortions on the Welsh NHS, but what they failed to announce in their press release was the results of the consultation they ran on the proposals that showed 98.26 per

baby and mum hands

Welsh Govt consultation on providing abortion for NI women branded a complete sham

13th Nov 2018
Rachael Adams

Public policy charity CARE (Christian Action Research and Education) - which works in both Wales and Northern Ireland -  today slammed the Welsh Government’s public consultation on offering Northern Ireland women abortions as a complete sham, after i

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