Submission to UK national screening committee consultation on screening for cfDNA in pregnancy

We are opposed to the proposal to add cfDNA analysis as a contingent test for those unborn babies in whom screening has shown a 1:150 risk of Trisomys. We note that NIPT testing from a previous study showed that it is extremely reliable in detecting Trisomy 21, more commonly known as Down Syndrome. Adding cfDNA… Read more »

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Scotland’s Politicians Must Change Abortion Law

As had been expected for some months, David Mundell, the government’s Scotland Secretary, announced in late October that the devolution, the passing of power from Westminster to Holyrood, of abortion law would be included in the Scotland Bill. Scotland’s politicians now have a responsibility to ensure that abortion law in Scotland is just and is supported by the Scottish people…. Read more »

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Amnesty Travesty campaign launches today

The Amnesty Travesty campaign is a joint campaign from UK organisations Right to Life and LIFE Charity. Since Amnesty has launched its campaign to remove the protection of the right to life of the unborn child from the Irish constitution, we have had a number of our supporters and the wider public approach us concerned… Read more »

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