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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. 

Aberdeen University

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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Do we want to engineer our kids?

28th May 2019
Nigel Cameron

Way back in the middle of the Second World War one of the smartest men in the world wrote a little book with the weird title The Abolition of Man. One day, he said, science would give us the power to pick our children’s genes. 

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Sex-selective abortion fuels violence against women

28th May 2019
Naomi Marsden

There's been a lot of noise in the media, both here and in the US, after Alabama passed a pro-life Bill last week.

woman in hospital bed

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.