Abortion


Link One: Increase support to West Midlands women to help them keep their children

Life Link One is alarmed at conception statistics released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) for 2017  showing that a quarter of pregnancies in the West Midlands county (24.6%) end in abortion, and that this percentage continues to increase. The West Midlands county abortion rate is higher than the national average (22.7%). The abortion… Read more »

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Life’s consultation response to NICE draft guidance on abortion

Introduction Life welcomes the opportunity to respond to the NICE draft guidance for termination of pregnancy. Life is a charity which offers housing, support and counselling to thousands of women facing unplanned or crisis pregnancies each year. This submission draws on Life’s 50 year experience in developing a person-centred counselling service. Our service aims to… Read more »

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10 minute rule bill to fight maternity discrimination – yes, please!

Maria Miller MP, Chair of the Women & Equalities Committee does not have a great track record on prolife issues. Last month, the Women & Equalities Committee delivered a report on abortion reform in Northern Ireland following consultation with stakeholders. The Committee instructed the Government to make a timetable that would address the ‘systematic violations… Read more »

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