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All articles & reviews tagged with heidi-crowter

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November 2021
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Campaigners vow to take Down’s abortion case to Court of Appeal

Women campaigning for an end to laws that allow abortions up to birth for Down’s syndrome have vowed to continue their fight after the High Court ruled against them. Leading spokeswomen Heidi Carter (née Crowter), who has Down’s syndrome, and Marie-Lea Wilson, who has a son with Down’s syndrome, have said they will seek…

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June 2021
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Down’s syndrome case to hit High Court

High-profile disability campaigner Heidi Crowter is set to go to court to challenge the law on abortion as it relates to Down’s syndrome. A hearing is due to begin on 6 July examining the law which allows abortion up to birth for babies with Down’s and other disabilities. Crowter, aged 25, and her fellow…

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August 2020
News > Society

Pro-Life Down’s Syndrome campaigner gets married

Pro-life campaigner Heidi Crowter, an advocate for the ‘Don’t Screen us Out’ campaign and defender of human rights for people with Down’s Syndrome, has celebrated her marriage. As the government eased lockdown measures, Mrs Carter — nee Crowter — and her husband James Carter, started to plan their socially distanced wedding at their church,…

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January 2019
News > Ethics

Young woman with Down’s syndrome campaigns against disability screening

Heidi Crowter, a 23-year-old woman from Coventry, has voiced her experience of life with Down’s syndrome and spoken out against disability screening, in an interview with The Christian Institute. Heidi said that parents ‘are being told lies’ about Down’s syndrome and she hopes that her example of life and faith will challenge the misconceptions.…

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