UK: Why David Steel’s Abortion Act means so much to me – a reflection on its 50th Anniversary

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Why David Steel’s Abortion Act means so much to me – a reflection on its 50th Anniversary
By Caroline Macdonald
Fri 27th October 2017

Today is an important day. We, as Liberals, need to remember that 50 years ago, on this day, the Abortion Act came into being.

Why is this important? I know many people, especially disabled people, feel a real conflict about this legislation. There are issues to consider here, not least with regard to the concept of gender selective abortion and I would urge people to look at MP voting records on this important topic.

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