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28 May 2008
THE VARIOUS attempts to restrict rights to abortion, via amendments to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology bill, ended in defeat on 20 May as MPs voted to keep the status quo, writes Eleanor Donne.
14 May 2008
No reduction in the time limit, End the two-doctor rule: On 20 May Tory MP Nadine Dorries intends to move an amendment to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill to cut the current upper limit for abortion from 24 to 20 weeks, writes Eleanor Donne, Basildon Socialist Party.
25 October 2007
Forty years after the 1967 Abortion Act: This month marks the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Abortion Act. The reform was won by women who, increasingly confident as they became active in the workplace,...
3 May 2007
Abortion rights under threat: It has been revealed by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists that a woman's right to choose to terminate a pregnancy is under threat, due to a lack of medical staff willing to be involved in the procedure...
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