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November 2017
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Action against abortion continues

In 1967 — 50 years ago — the UK Abortion Act was passed by Parliament. It was passed in October 1967 and came into effect in April 1968. Since then, although some are pushing for even more liberal legislation, increasing numbers of ordinary people are calling for a radical reversal. Since 1967, according to…

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September 2017
News > Media

Media – Pro-life advert upheld

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has rejected complaints made against ‘Both Lives Matter’ (BLM) about a billboard campaign. In January 2017, BLM ran two billboards, which claimed, ‘100,000 people are alive today because of our laws on abortion. Why change that?’ Fourteen complainants argued this claim was misleading and could not be substantiated. The…

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September 2017
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Ethics – Abortion case fees

Pro-life campaigner Aisling Hubert has had a claim filed with the European Court of Human Rights against the prohibitive costs she suffered, as a result of her private prosecution. As mentioned in previous editions of Evangelical Times, Miss Hubert launched a private prosecution against two doctors who had verbally agreed to perform ‘gender-abortions’, in…

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August 2017
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Ethics – New UK abortion bill

Baroness Nicholson, a former director of the Save the Children Foundation, and a former member of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Human Rights, has secured a first reading of her Abortion (Foetus Protection) Bill. The bill is trying to bring the abortion time limit in line with the median for most European…

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August 2017
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Ethics – Astonishing BMA vote

The British Medical Association’s vote to decriminalise abortion has been slammed by Andrea Williams, chief executive of Christian Concern. Earlier this summer, the British Medical Association (BMA) held a vote at its annual meeting, in which it voted in favour of decriminalising abortion. As a result, the organisation will adopt a pro-abortion stance as…

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August 2017
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Ethics – Abortion in Northern Ireland

In June 2017, all three judges in Belfast’s Court of Appeal ruled that Northern Ireland’s (NI) current abortion law was not incompatible with human rights. NI’s laws on abortion are stricter than those in England and Wales. This came as a result of pro-choice campaigners, riding on the coat-tails of popular opinion, given the…

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