Tuesday, June 22News For London

Tag: Prolife

Fighting to decriminalise abortion

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The We Trust Women Campaign: the case for decriminalising abortion was held Tuesday 15th March at Conway Hall. The current law states that two doctors have to authorise an abortion in the UK. We Trust Women suggested that public opinion has moved on. The all female panel of six were campaigning for the protection and expansion of abortion rights across the UK and Northern Ireland. The panel included Ann Furedi of bpas, Sam Smethers Chief Executive of the Fawcett Society and Dianne Munday, pioneering campaigner for the 1967 Abortion Act and former general secretary of the Abortion Law Reform Association in the 1960’s. Goretti Horgan, Alliance for Choice Northern Ireland and Naomi Philips, British Humanist Association (BHA) also joined the panel. Abortion and Criminal Law “T