The Life Institute has called for a review of how a diagnosis of a disability for an unborn child is shared with parents, after shocking new figures show that the number of abortions for babies with Down Syndrome has tripled for women travelling from Ireland since 2018.
A government minister has confirmed that a temporary provision permitting at-home ‘DIY’ abortions during the Covid-19 pandemic will come to an end in England on the 30th of August. The decision has been described as a victory for the welfare of women by advocacy groups.
An attempt to hijack the UK Government’s flagship Health and Care Bill with an extreme abortion proposal has failed, in a significant pro-life victory, with Diana Johnson MP’s amendment (NC50) not going to a vote.
"This law makes me feel I am better off dead, I know I’m not, but that’s how it makes me feel," Heidi Crowter told a large group of people with Down’s syndrome and their families outside British High Court yesterday.
In a major pro-life victory, an attempt to introduced two extreme abortion amendments in England and Wales has failed, after the two MPs that introduced them decided not to take their amendment to a vote when they realised that they would most likely be defeated.
Last week, the Alliance of Pro-Life Students (APS) released the shocking results of a poll they conducted investigating the freedom of expression for pro-life students in universities. They found that over 70% of students have been placed in a situation where they felt that they could not speak about their pro-life views in lectures or seminars - but that pro-life societies continue to grow despite intimidation and censorship.
Early yesterday morning, Labour released their manifesto, highlighting what they plan to implement into the UK should they win the election. When searching their manifesto for 2019 online, the headlines appear to focus on the topic of how Labour pledge to bring hope to Britain, yet it is not so easy for pro-lifers to find out their stance on abortion. In fact, in the manifesto itself, the word “abortion” is only used twice throughout the entire document; and you have to read carefully to find it.