Published: 12th September 2014
This CMF response comments on an amendment to the NI Justice (Clause 11a (Ending the Life of an Unborn Child)) that would prevent private companies or charities from offering abortion services in NI. There is no evidence that the NHS in NI lacks capacity to deal with the limited demand for abortion services and Marie Stopes International would not be a suitable choice of 'partner' because of their promotion of a more liberal policy on abortion that is at odds with the law, culture, values of the people in NI.
Philippa Taylor (CMF Head of Public Policy) 020 7234 9664
Steven Fouch (CMF Head of Communications) 020 7234 9668
Alistair Thompson on 07970 162 225
Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) was founded in 1949 and is an interdenominational organisation with over 4,000 British doctor members in all branches of medicine. A registered charity, it is linked to about 65 similar bodies in other countries throughout the world.
CMF exists to unite Christian doctors to pursue the highest ethical standards in Christian and professional life and to increase faith in Christ and acceptance of his ethical teaching.