UK: Theresa May faces backlash over DUP’s ‘deeply worrying’ abortion stance

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Theresa May faces backlash over DUP's 'deeply worrying' abortion stance

Robin De Peyer
Saturday 10 June 2017

Theresa May is facing a growing row over abortion because of her plans to govern alongside the socially hardline Democratic Unionist Party.

The Prime Minister has been criticised over a deal struck with the Northern Irish party after the Conservatives lost their majority in a disastrous election performance.

The DUP has a consistently anti-abortion stance, with its leader Arlene Foster saying: “I would not want abortion to be as freely available here as it is in England.”

Continued at source: The Evening Standard: http://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/theresa-may-faces-backlash-over-dups-deeply-worrying-abortion-stance-a3561981.html