Monthly archive: November 2008
28 November 2008London woman refused ECP on ‘moral and religious grounds’
A musician was left feeling 'humiliated and disgusted' after being refused the emergency contraceptive pill by two branches of the same pharmacy.
26 November 2008Comment: Down’s Syndrome, live births, and statistics
The claim that a more 'caring' Britain has led to an increase in births of babies with Down's is just wrong. So why did it receive so much coverage? By Jennie Bristow.
25 November 2008Shock tactics: Special report in the Guardian
Anti-abortion campaigners are being allowed into schools to present their arguments to teenagers, and are making converts. But what about the facts? Kate Hilpern reports.
24 November 2008Children’s charity calls for school sexual health advice to age 18
A report from the National Children's Bureau (NCB) has called for every 11 to 18-year-old in England to able to receive advice on contraception, pregnancy tests and screening for sexually transmitted diseases at school, and compulsory sex education.
18 November 2008Government push on LARCs for teenagers
Ministers want to double the number of young women using contraceptive jabs and implants to cut down on abortions, the Sunday Times reports.
18 November 2008A Case of Need
What the writer Michael Crichton had to say about abortion. By Jennie Bristow.
15 November 2008Event: Abortion in the 21st century
Ann Furedi debates Professor John Wyatt at the University of Edinburgh, 1 December 2008.
14 November 2008No change to NI abortion law, says Woodward
Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward has insisted the Government will not make any moves to extend the abortion laws.
14 November 2008Anti-abortion MP receives media award
The Spectator magazine has presented Conservative MP Nadine Dorries with its Readers' Representative Award .
6 November 2008Free fetal DNA testing: Implications for the abortion debate
Jennie Bristow, editor of Abortion Review, examines the collision of scientific advances in prenatal testing with prejudices about abortion for fetal abnormality.