Tag Archives: Britain

Britain pledges over $1 billion on “family planning,” including access to “safe abortion”

International Development Minister Priti Patel

By Dave Andrusko Thanks go out to our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children–for alerting us today that the British government through its Department for International Development (DFID) has announced that over the

Britain’s highest court said national health service not obliged to provide free abortions to women coming from Northern Ireland

The United Kingdom Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko In a split 3-2 decision, the UK Supreme Court agreed with two lower court decisions that Britain’s National Health Service (NHS)is not obliged to pay for the abortion of a woman who traveled to

Britain’s law on assisted suicide is not ‘broken’ and does not need ‘fixing’

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. This is excerpted from a

British abortionists and their imaginary world of limitations on abortion

By Dave Andrusko The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is a rough and tumble, give no quarter abortion advocate with tentacles extending into Parliament, the British Medical Establishment, and academia. Clare Murphy is its Director of External Affairs,

Abortion Clinics’ Decision to send Women texted reminders about their Abortion Criticized as “morally squalid”

By Dave Andrusko Plans by Britain’s largest abortion providers to text women who have “forgotten” about their abortion appointments was described by a member of Parliament as “morally squalid” and an attempt to exert pressure by prominent

British High Court Rejects DOH Refusal to Explain Abortions Based on Disability

By Dave Andrusko As National Right to Life News Today was about to publish for Wednesday, I learned that England’s Department of Health had just lost a High Court battle to keep secret the details of very

A very different, often difficult, but just as precious life

By Dave Andrusko There is so much—positive and negative—to write about that inevitably as the day’s deadline for National Right to Life News Today approaches, there  is a story that I only have time to allude to

British Government Goes to Court to Defend Refusal to Explain Abortions Based on Disability

By Dave Andrusko Seems like it was only yesterday but it was actually nearly seven years ago that I wrote a story for National Right to Life News which began, “Under pressure, police in Hertfordshire, England, are

What’s Behind the Wave of Assisted Suicide Propaganda in Britain?

By Dave Andrusko Unfortunately the day has gotten away from me, so I will only very briefly allude to an extremely thoughtful and provocative column written by Melanie Phillips that appeared today in the British publication, the

What the Experience of the British NHS May Tell Us about America’s Future Under ObamaCare

By Dave Andrusko For many reasons, including the vocal admiration of President Obama’s Medicare/Medicaid Chief David Berwick for the British National Health Services (NHS), skeptics of ObamaCare are watching developments in the NHS for signs of what