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Author of Britain’s Abortion Act: ‘I never envisaged there would be so many abortions’

Posted by Joseph on 5 January, 2013

LONDON, January 3, 2013, (The Life Institute)—The man described as the architect of Britain’s liberal abortion laws, has said the Irish Government would be making a mistake if it goes ahead with plans to legislate for termination on the grounds of a threat of suicide.

Lord David Steel.


Writing in the Irish Independent, Gemma O’Doherty reports that Lord David Steel, whose 1967 act permitted abortion up to the 28th week of pregnancy, said an Irish law which decides who can avail
of a termination by ticking boxes would be “very difficult to implement”.
“I think it would be a mistake to try and legislate for abortion in categories such as suicide or rape,” he said.

more at: http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/author-of-britains-abortion-act-39i-never-envisaged-there-would-so-many-abo?utm_source=LifeSiteNews.com+Daily+Newsletter&utm_campaign=401b02ae74-LifeSiteNews_com_Intl_Headlines_01_03_2013&utm_medium=email


One Response to “Author of Britain’s Abortion Act: ‘I never envisaged there would be so many abortions’”

  1. Maybe [please GOD] he will influence, through this statement, other MPs who may now see the ‘thin egde of the wedge’, where such abominal actions can take them! Conscience? shame?

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