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Woman who was told to have abortion 10 times then gave birth to a healthy baby girl

6th Jun 2019
James Mildred

A mum who was offered ten abortions by doctors has given birth to a healthy baby girl. Natalie Halson was repeatedly warned that her unborn baby would have a poor quality of life, after the 22-week scan showed the baby had spina bifida.

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Sturgeon urged to make buying sex illegal

6th Jun 2019
James Mildred

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged by campaigners to bring in new legislation that would criminalise the purchase of sex in Scotland.

Modern slavery victims being sent back to homes they were abused in

4th Jun 2019
James Mildred

The Home Office has been accused of failing to provide safe housing for victims of modern slavery after they are released from immigration detention.

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International research reveals positive role faith plays in marriage

30th May 2019
Jonathan Williams

Research from the Institute for Family Studies ‘World Family Map 2019' has revealed the positive role that faith plays in marriage.

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Scottish abortion numbers at 10-year high

28th May 2019
James Mildred

Figures released by the NHS Scotland Information Services Division have revealed that the level of abortions in Scotland has hit a 10-year high.  In total, there were 13,286 abortions in 2018, an increase of 843 from 2017. 

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Pro-life group wins recognition from Aberdeen Student Union

28th May 2019
James Mildred

A pro-life group at Aberdeen University has been granted a presence on campus after threatening legal action. 

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Peers express opposition to assisted suicide

24th May 2019
James Mildred

On Thursday, a notable question was asked in the House of Lords about what assessment the Government has made of whether the threat of prosecutions under the Suicide Act 1961 is causing suffering to mentally competent, terminally ill people at the en

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Review of modern slavery laws says Govt must act quickly

23rd May 2019
James Mildred

The Government must act quickly to strengthen modern slavery legislation according to the final report from the Modern Slavery Act Independent Review Panel.

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Prime Minister says NI abortion law is a devolved matter

22nd May 2019
James Mildred

Today at Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs), Theresa May insisted that abortion law in Northern Ireland was a devolved matter. 

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23 million girls aborted across the globe thanks to sex-selective abortions

22nd May 2019
James Mildred

A major research project by the University of Singapore suggests a staggering 23 million girls may have been aborted thanks to sex-selective abortion.