A unified pro-life lobby can turn the tide against abortion

This week sees the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act and, on paper, things would appear to be very bleak.
Over the past 50 years, 8.8 million lives have been lost to abortion and countless women have endured unimaginable pain and trauma as what was supposed to be a choice for those in the most desperate of circumstances has morphed into an obligation or responsibility to seriously weigh up whether or not you want your unborn child to live.
Politicians have rejected the chance to specifically outlaw sex-selective abortion which, according to recent poll data, is legislation which would be welcomed by over 90 per cent of the population, while babies diagnosed with disabilities or severe illness are able to be aborted right up until the moment that they are born.
In addition, not content with the fact that in effect we have abortion on demand in the UK, the abortion lobby is pushing for more and more ground, demanding decriminalisation of abortion up until birth for any reason, lobbying for the removal of conscience rights for medical professionals who are currently exempted from being involved in abortion procedures and doing whatever they can to stifle the pro-life voice in public…

Read the full article in the Universe

Posted in Weekly View.