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Scottish abortion numbers are a ‘national tragedy’, say pro-lifers

Scottish abortion numbers are a ‘national tragedy’, say pro-lifers
Michael Robinson, Director of Communications for SPUC
ET staff writer
ET staff writer
28 June, 2022 1 min read

Scottish abortion numbers are a ‘national tragedy’, a pro-life charity has claimed, as data shows 13,758 abortions were carried out in the country in 2021.

The data, released by Public Health Scotland, came days after Women’s Health Minister Maree Todd announced the DIY home abortion scheme would remain in place in Scotland, despite being introduced as a ‘temporary’ measure during the Covid-19 lockdown.

Robinson said, ‘Scotland’s abortion figures show a devastating disregard for the lives of unborn children, and the wellbeing of women.
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