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Extreme proposal for abortion on demand should be rejected 

Life Northern Ireland is extremely disappointed by a statement by professional bodies calling for abortion on demand up to 24 weeks.  The recommendation is contained in a joint statement by The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH).  The colleges said abortion should be available… Read more »

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Abortion to be legalised as politicians fail the people of Northern Ireland

Life Northern Ireland is deeply disappointed that abortion will be legalised at midnight due to the failure of politicians to reconvene the Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly.  In July, the Westminster Parliament forced through an amendment to the Northern Ireland Executive Formation Act, paving the way for the legalisation of abortion if the Executive and Assembly are not convened by… Read more »

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New NICE guidance rushes women through abortions to aid “cost-cutting”

Life is extremely disappointed at guidelines published today by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) which will result in more women being rushed through abortions in the interest of saving money. Throughout the draft guidelines, NICE insisted on economising in order for resources to be channelled back into new referrals, feeding an… Read more »

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A disgraceful disrespect for democracy

Life condemns the actions of the parliamentarians who have committed one of the most disgraceful assaults on democracy against the people of Northern Ireland through amendments to the Northern Ireland Executive Formation Bill. Amendments to the Northern Ireland Bill were passed today, supported by majorities in the House of Lords and House of Commons in… Read more »

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