MPs to consider cut in abortion time limit – The Guardian

Posted June 21st, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“MPs are to launch an inquiry into the impact of scientific developments on abortion law, including whether medical advances in the care of very premature babies mean the 24-week time limit should be reduced.”

Full story

The Guardian, 21st June 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Abortion numbers may intensify debate – Reuters

Posted June 12th, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“An increasingly bitter debate as the Abortion Act marks its 40th year looks set to be reignited on Tuesday when the government publishes annual figures for the number of terminations.”

Full story

Reuters, 12th June 2007

Source: www.reuters.com

MPs to fight for abortion on demand – The Guardian

Posted June 11th, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“Pro-abortion MPS are preparing for a bitter political battle in an attempt to bring in termination on demand in the first three months of pregnancy.”

Full story

The Guardian, 10th June 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

New bid to tighten abortion rules – The Guardian

Posted June 5th, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“Women seeking an abortion could be forced to receive counselling under proposals being considered at Westminster today.”

Full story

The Guardian, 5th June 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Both sides in abortion row get ready for parliamentary battle – The Guardian

Posted June 4th, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“Both sides in the battle over abortion rights are gearing up for a test of strength in parliament to see which of them has the political muscle either to liberalise David Steel’s 40-year-old legislation or to curb what opponents of abortion call ‘two Dunblane massacres a day’.”

Full story

The Guardian, 4th June 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Jury convicts mother who destroyed foetus – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 29th, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“A woman who had a backstreet abortion when she was seven-and-a-half months pregnant was convicted on a rare charge of child destruction yesterday.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 27th May 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Related link: Child destruction: charge is rarely used

Abortion laws to be reviewed by MPs – Daily Telegraph

Posted May 17th, 2007 in abortion, news by sally

“Abortion laws will be subjected to the first parliamentary review for 17 years as a result of draft legislation on human embryology to be published today.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 17th May 2007

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk