Tags: "abortion"

18 Feb
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Majority of public do not support abortion at home

Majority of public do not support abortion at home A poll has found that most people in Scotland would not support allowing women to take abortion pills at home.  The ComRes poll asked whether women should be permitted to have ...

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12 Feb
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Hidden victims of coerced abortion being recognised at last

Hidden victims of coerced abortion being recognised at last The new Domestic Abuse (Scotland) Act may help “expose one of the most unrecognised and insidious forms of domestic abuse” according to Clare Bremner, writing in The Times. Coerced abortion exists ...

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25 Jan
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Conscientious Objection Bill to be debated in UK Parliament

Conscientious Objection Bill to be debated in UK Parliament This Friday Baroness O’Loan’s Conscientious Objection (Medical Activities) Bill will have its second reading in the House of Lords. The Bill proposes to clarify the rights of freedom of conscience/conscientious objection ...

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10 Jan
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Dignity of the human person central to Pope’s Vatican address to Diplomatic Corps

Dignity of the human person central to Pope’s Vatican address to Diplomatic Corps A failure to recognise the dignity of the human person has “resulted in barbarous acts that have outraged the conscience of mankind” Pope Francis has said to ...

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19 Dec
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Scottish Government warned to withdraw ‘unlawful’ abortion pill policy

Scottish Government warned to withdraw ‘unlawful’ abortion pill policy The Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child (SPUC) in Scotland has given the country’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Catherine Calderwood until 5th January to drop plans to allow DIY ...

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20 Nov
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MPs challenge moves to liberalise laws and regulations around abortion

MPs challenge moves to liberalise laws and regulations around abortion Fiona Bruce and Edward Leigh have both challenged recent moves to liberalise abortion in the UK. Fiona gave an excellent speech in the main chamber which, among other topics, spoke ...

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19 Nov
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Hundreds of women gather in Glasgow for the pro-life cause

Hundreds of women gather in Glasgow for the pro-life cause The sanctity of all human life was the theme in Glasgow city centre on Saturday as hundreds of women from across the country gathered to honour St Margaret of Scotland ...

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17 Nov
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Scottish Bishops ask First Minister for renewed discussions and dialogue on abortion

Scottish Bishops ask First Minister for renewed discussions and dialogue on abortion Scotland’s Catholic Bishops have today (Friday 17 November) published a letter sent to the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, urging her to engage in renewed discussions and dialogue on ...

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07 Nov
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MSP calls for regular review of abortion time limit

MSP calls for regular review of abortion time limit John Mason MSP has raised a parliamentary motion urging regular review of the abortion time limit. Acknowledging that abortion “remains a very contentious issue” Mr Mason outlines that the fundamental question ...

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02 Nov
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Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland

Scottish Government opens the door to women from Northern Ireland to have abortions in Scotland The Scottish Government has laid a statutory instrument before Parliament which empowers Scottish NHS Boards to provide free abortion services to women from Northern Ireland. ...

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