Advances in medical science have left the law outdated – but many on both sides of the debate are happy to leave the issue to civil servants.
In both Britain and America teenage pregnancy rates are falling fast, but no one knows why.
Even for those who do accept that the unborn child is a non-person, Dawkins’ position is a problematic one
The Assisted Dying Bill requires that the intention to die has been formed “without coercion or duress”. How is a GP to know that?
All societies, no matter how liberal, must reproduce or die.
It’s perfectly OK to be insanely wrong – just as long as you’re insanely wrong in an officially approved manner
Ministers should refer the cases to the police. I and a number of other MPs feel duty-bound to do so.
While our culture may not give two hoots for the humanity of an unwanted embryo, we can’t deny that widespread embryonic (or foetal) selection would alter society
It cannot be right for informed consent requirements for a termination to be as low as for an ear syringing.
The impact of sex-selective abortion is not confined to the womb. If practiced on a sufficient scale, it will have a distorting effect on society as a whole.
Overall, the UK is in many ways becoming a more conservative nation while America is becoming more left-wing.
Are they for or against the EU, foreign aid, military action in Syria, immigration, global warming, capital punishment and abortion?
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