Life reacts to Scotland 2016 abortion report with call for more support for pregnant women

The report published yesterday shows a drop of just 0.5% from 2015, with 12,063 recorded abortions taking place in Scotland in 2016. Life Director of Education and Media, Anne Scanlan said “We are particularly concerned that since 2013, abortion rates have been increasing in the most deprived areas. In 2016, abortion rates for women in… Read more »

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Abortion Polling – May 2017

ComRes interviewed 2,008 British adults online. (12th-14th May 2017) The polling showed: · Only 1% want the abortion time limit raised to birth · 70% of women would like the current time limit for abortion to be lowered. · 59% of women would like the abortion time limit lowered to 16 weeks or lower. ·… Read more »

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Women on the Web flouting the law in Northern Ireland yet again

We are alarmed at the recent study “Self-reported outcomes and adverse events following medical abortion via online telemedicine: A population-based study in Ireland and Northern Ireland” by Aiken, Trussell, Gomperts and Digol, published on 16 May. The very fact that the report is co-authored by members of Women on Web, Gomperts and Digol, an organization… Read more »

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