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


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: