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Abortion act campaign in NI to begin

9th September 2008

A campaign by the group Alliance for Choice is calling on the government to extend the 1967 Abortion Act to Northern Ireland. 

Alliance for Choice spokesperson Barbara Muldoon said the law need to be changed: "Northern Ireland is already 41 years behind England, Scotland and Wales," she said. "(That's) something that really seems inconceivable, that women in Northern Ireland would be denied a right that their sisters elsewhere in the UK have."

 

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Article Information

Title: Abortion act campaign in NI to begin
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 8234
Date Added: 9th Sep 2008

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