Mother of ‘miracle’ baby: UK abortion law is a disgrace

Editor’s note. This comes from our friends at SPUC–the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children. Recently we reported on Meabh McArdle, the ‘miracle’ baby who was given less than a 1% chance of surviving after being born at 23 weeks. Now her mother is speaking out about the ‘disgraceful’ abortion law operating in the …

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UK assisted dying bill: the case against

  By Xavier Symons At the conclusion of the debate on his Assisted Dying bill in the House of Lords July 18, Lord Falconer said, “I express my gratitude for the total lack of venom and the constructiveness with which they have approached the issue.” After passing a second reading, the bill passes to a …

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UK abortion doctors may consult via Skype

  By Michael Cook Doctors in the UK will be able to give an opinion on whether a woman can have an abortion by Skype or telephone, according to a clarification from the Department of Health. The new “guidance” makes it clear that UK law does not require either of the two doctors who must …

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How sex selection abortion and illegal pre-signing of abortion authorisation forms are tolerated in Britain

  By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. I was recently interviewed by Emily Graves of Crossrhythms Radio about that the failure of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) to …

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Biggest abortion liberalisation confirmed in new guidance

  Editor’s note. This appeared at www.christian.org.uk. The Department of Health has confirmed the biggest liberalisation of abortion practice since 1967, in guidance published last week. The document, released for abortion providers the day after the European and local elections, says there is “no legal requirement” for doctors to see women seeking an abortion before …

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Brief update of UK news about euthanasia and assisted suicide

Editor’s note. This was posted on the blog of Dr. Peter Saunders. It is taken from “Care Not Killing’s” latest news roundup of news at the end of life from its January/February 2013 newsletter Legislation Lord Falconer has announced that he will seek to introduce his [Death in Dignity] DiD-backed assisted suicide bill in the …

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Warning sounded to UK as Oregon assisted suicide deaths hit record high

By Dr. Peter Saunders Editor’s note. Dr. Saunders is a former general surgeon and is CEO of Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organization with 4,500 UK doctors and 1,000 medical students as members. Lord Falconer has just announced that he is about to introduce a new bill into the House of Lords to legalise assisted …

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