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Inquiry into Abortion Law in Northern Ireland

Published: 7th December 2018


The House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee has launched an Inquiry into Abortion Law in Northern Ireland. CMF has made a submission

The existing abortion law in NI recognises that two lives are involved in an abortion - those of the mother and of her unborn child. Every woman, finding out that she is pregnant, knows intuitively that she is carrying a person - a person with a right to a welcome in her womb and eventually into the world. Deliberately to terminate the life of her child is an act of desperation, running counter to intuitive instincts to protect it. As it stands, the abortion law in NI protects both the unborn child from destruction and the mother from a decision she may otherwise regret.

Read the full submission here

For further information:

Dr Peter Saunders (CMF Chief Executive) 020 7234 9660
Philippa Taylor (CMF Head of Public Policy) 020 7234 9664
Steven Fouch (CMF Head of Communications) 020 7234 9668

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Alistair Thompson on 07970 162 225

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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.

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