Anti-abortion group in tampon tax row removes death penalty comparison
Charity comes under criticism for receiving £250,000 from government’s tampon tax, but insists support services are unbiased and non-judgemental
by Alice Ross
Monday 3 April 2017
A charity that has been given £250,000 from the government’s so-called tampon tax fund has scrubbed language describing abortion after rape as a “death penalty” from its website after being challenged on it.
The Life charity has now said it will do a full review of its website to remove offensive language, after the Guardian pointed out that the same article referred to abortion in cases of disability as a “death sentence”.
Continued at link: The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/apr/03/anti-abortion-group-scrubs-likening-abortion-after-to-death-penalty