This Leading Pregnancy Doctor Says Abortion Shouldn't Be Considered Controversial
Professor Wendy Savage made the comments after members of the Royal College of Gynaecologists voted in favour of relaxing current abortion laws.
Posted on September 27, 2017
Laura Silver, BuzzFeed News Reporter
A leading pregnancy doctor has dismissed claims that the decriminalisation of abortion in England and Wales would lead to a "free for all", after members of the Royal College of Gynaecologists voted in favour of relaxing current abortion laws.
According to the Abortion Act 1967, women who choose to terminate a pregnancy can be punished by life in prison unless the procedure is obtained in highly specific clinical settings. RCOG joins the British Medical Association and the Royal College of Midwifes in formally supporting removal of criminal sanctions around abortion in England and Wales.
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Abortion Rights Campaigners Say It’s "Extremely Worrying" That Anti-Abortion Protesters Used Facebook Live Outside A Clinic
Anti-abortion group Abort67 used Facebook Live to stream its demonstration near a BPAS abortion clinic in Hastings.
posted on Feb. 13, 2017
BuzzFeed News Reporter
Abortion rights campaigners have expressed concern that livestreaming could be used to publicly shame people seeking abortions, after an anti-abortion group used Facebook Live to broadcast a recent demonstration outside a clinic.
Abort67, which regularly uses graphic images of aborted foetuses in its protests, held a demonstration outside Hastings railway station on Friday to launch a new local branch of the group. The station is situated directly opposite a British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) clinic, a leading provider of abortion services.
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