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19 May
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Irish abortion referendum: Anscombe Bioethics Centre briefing paper

Irish abortion referendum: Anscombe Bioethics Centre briefing paper   The Anscombe Bioethics Centre has released a briefing paper ahead of next week’s abortion referendum in Ireland. You can access the paper using this link.   The paper considers the potential ...

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17 May
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Glasgow City Council: abortion buffer zone motion falls

Does this look aggressive to you? (Image: sconews.co.uk) Glasgow City Council: abortion buffer zone motion falls    A motion by Councillor Elaine McSporran to explore the introduction of buffer zones outside abortion clinics in Glasgow has fallen because of a ...

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01 May
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Scottish Parliament challenged on the right to life

Image: sconews.co.uk Scottish Parliament challenged on the right to life Catholic Parliamentary Office Director Anthony Horan has challenged the Scottish Parliament to ‘engage in respectful but vigorous dialogue’ on abortion. Speaking to the Equalities and Human Rights Committee in April ...

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01 May
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Mother challenges Ealing Council decision to ban peaceful pro-life vigils

Image: Alina Dulgheriu with her daughter. Mother challenges Ealing Council decision to ban peaceful pro-life vigils   Alina Dulgheriu, a mother who was supported by a pro-life vigil outside a London abortion clinic, has filed a high court challenge to ...

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23 Apr
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Scottish Liberal Democrats support decriminalisation of abortion

Scottish Liberal Democrats support decriminalisation of abortion   The Scottish Liberal Democrats have passed a motion seeking the decriminalisation of abortion and the enforcement of safe zones around abortion clinics.   The motion, put to delegates at the party conference ...

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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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