THE authors of a government-commissioned report were challenged to a debate last night over their findings that a foetus cannot feel pain before the age of 24 weeks.
THE number of women having abortions in Scotland has fallen for the first time in seven years, new Scottish Government figures have revealed.
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ONE in three women will have an abortion before they are 45, says Marie Stopes. Out of all the women you know, one third have had, or will have, a pregnancy terminated. Given that you are acquainted with so many people who have considered a termination, or who have had one, ask yourself: how did they go ahead with it? Who did they turn to to talk it through?
THE first UK television commercial for abortion services will be screened next week, it was announced today.
THE first UK television commercial for abortion services will be screened next week, it has been announced.
My "Portillo Moment" on election night was the sticky demise of the nauseating Evan Harris, "Doctor Death," the Member for Abortion and Euthanasia Central, a result that had thousands of pro-lifers punching the air and shouting: "Yes, there is a God."
A MAN killed an anti-abortion protester outside a US high school because he didn't like the activist holding a sign with graphic images of a foetus in front of students.
ABORTIONS were carried out on nearly 100 girls aged 14 or younger last year, figures revealed today.
THE number of abortions carried out in Scotland hit record levels last year – despite a fall in other parts of the UK, figures showed yesterday.
MORE babies are being born with Down's syndrome than before pre-natal screening for the disorder was introduced at the end of the 1980s, it was revealed yesterday.
SCOTLAND is to get its first private clinic specialising in "late-term" abortions because the NHS cannot cope with the hundreds of women requesting the controversial procedure.
Glasgow East by-election: Abortion and embryo controversies back in spotlight for final days of campaign
CATHOLIC churches are alerting parishioners to the views of the Glasgow East by-election candidates on abortion and embryo research days before they go to the polls.
DOCTORS should not have to reveal, in leaflets and posters, whether they oppose abortion, medics said yesterday.
ABORTIONS carried out because babies have a club foot or cleft palate could be banned under plans to be put before MPs later this month.
MPs are about to consider proposals which would permit abortion on demand up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. Here, Cardinal Keith O'Brien makes an impassioned plea against that move, warning Britain risks sleepwalking into a decision that runs contrary to the values of our society.
WOMEN who want abortions will be guaranteed treatment within nine weeks of becoming pregnant under controversial new healthcare standards.
SCOTLAND saw a record number of abortions last year, with new figures showing a continuing rise since Britain legalised the practice in 1968.
THE number of women having abortions in the Lothians has reached record levels, with 50 taking place every week.
PRO-LIFE campaigners have vowed to resume their fight to cut the time limit for abortions after the next election.
THE fight for lower abortion limits will continue, campaigners vowed today, after accusing MPs of ignoring overwhelming public opinion by rejecting a cut from 24 weeks.