N.Ireland – DUP leader Arlene Foster warned over ‘undemocratic’ abortion stance

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DUP leader Arlene Foster warned over 'undemocratic' abortion stance
Labour backbencher Stella Creasy claims the DUP leader is "the only woman with any choice over abortion in Northern Ireland".

Sunday 03 June 2018
By Greg Heffer, political reporter

The Labour MP spearheading a cross-party coalition effort to repeal Victorian-era laws criminalising abortion across the UK has told DUP leader Arlene Foster her views shouldn't prevent their bid.

Stella Creasy, who wants MPs to repeal the 1861 Offences Against the Person Act, which makes abortion a criminal act, suggested Mrs Foster is "the only woman with any choice over abortion in Northern Ireland".

Continued: https://news.sky.com/story/dup-leader-arlene-foster-warned-over-undemocratic-abortion-stance-11393563