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Monthly archive: November 2008

28 November 2008

London 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 2008

Comment: 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 2008

Shock 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 2008

Children’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 2008

Government 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 2008

A Case of Need

What the writer Michael Crichton had to say about abortion. By Jennie Bristow.

15 November 2008

Event: Abortion in the 21st century

Ann Furedi debates Professor John Wyatt at the University of Edinburgh, 1 December 2008.

14 November 2008

No 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 2008

Anti-abortion MP receives media award

The Spectator magazine has presented Conservative MP Nadine Dorries with its Readers' Representative Award .

6 November 2008

Free 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.