Abortion on grounds of gender: the DPP was right – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted October 16th, 2013 in abortion, doctors, gender, news, prosecutions by sally

“There has been a recent storm over the DPP’s decision not to prosecute two doctors in relation to their referral of two women for abortion. The cases were widely represented as cases of abortion on grounds of gender. They came to light in the course of an undercover investigation by the Telegraph of practice in English abortion clinics.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 15th October 2013

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Sex-selective abortion allegations unprovable, says top prosecutor – The Guardian

Posted October 8th, 2013 in abortion, doctors, gender, news, prosecutions by sally

“It would be impossible to prove that two doctors authorised abortions solely on the basis of the baby’s gender, the director of public prosecutions has said in an explanation of why charges were not brought against them.”

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The Guardian, 7th October 2013

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Statement from Director of Public Prosecutions on abortion related cases – Crown Prosecution Service

“In early 2012, the Daily Telegraph carried out an undercover investigation at various abortion clinics in England. As a result, a police investigation was conducted and, in due course, the police asked the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for advice about possible criminal charges. This note relates to the decision to take no further action in relation to two doctors: Dr S and Dr R.”

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Crown Prosecution Service, 7th October 2013

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Dominic Grieve under pressure to explain CPS decision not to prosecute over gender selection abortion scandal – Daily Telegraph

“Britain’s top law officer is to come under pressure in the House of Commons this week to say why the Crown Prosecution Service decided not to prosecute over the gender selection abortion scandal.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th October 2013

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Women are legally free to abort a baby because of its sex, says abortion charity head – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 18th, 2013 in abortion, charities, Crown Prosecution Service, doctors, equality, gender, news, prosecutions by sally

“The chief executive of Britain’s biggest abortion charity has said women are legally free to arrange an abortion because they are unhappy with the sex of their unborn baby.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th September 2013

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Gender abortion decision ‘unconstitutional’ say MPs – Daily Telegraph

“An alliance of 50 MPs on Saturday accuses the Crown Prosecution Service of an ‘unconstitutional’ encroachment on the role of Parliament by refusing to bring charges against doctors linked to illegal abortions.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th September 2013

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Gender abortions: CPS accused of double standards after putting pro-life campaigners on trial – Daily Telegraph

“The Crown Prosecution Service has been accused of ‘double standards’ over abortion laws as campaign groups detailed how it brought criminal charges against a string of pro-life protesters yet refused to prosecute doctors over illegal practices.”

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Daily Telegraph, 7th September 2013

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Hunt concerned by lack of prosecutions in gender abortion case – BBC News

Posted September 5th, 2013 in abortion, Crown Prosecution Service, gender, news, prosecutions, public interest by sally

“The CPS’s decision not to prosecute two doctors who have been accused of offering to arrange abortions based on gender is ‘concerning’, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.”

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BBC News, 5th Sepetember 2013

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Is it illegal to abort an unborn baby because of its sex? Not necessarily – The Guardian

Posted February 29th, 2012 in abortion, gender, mental health, news by tracey

“The sting that showed clinics agreeing to requests for sex-selective abortion caused outrage. Yet it’s far from clear that the practice is always illegal.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2012

Source: www.guardian.co.uk