170 N.I. Politicians Urge Abortion

Over 170 politicians from across parties have signed a letter prompting the UK government to take action and reform abortion laws in Northern Ireland. In Northern Ireland, abortion is illegal unless there is serious danger to the woman’s health. 28 women per week from Northern Ireland travel to England for abortions. Signatories of the letter believe the law must be reformed to protect the lives of women and prevent them from becoming “collateral damage” in an ideological battle. 

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