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Welcome to the Christian Medical Fellowship blogs. Here you will find comment on a wide range of topical issues at the interface of Christianity and medicine. Although all blog posts are reviewed by an editorial team, our blog authors all write in a personal capacity and the views expressed are not necessarily those of CMF. We encourage interaction and debate so please feel free to contribute to the discussion.

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Overwhelming majority ignored in sham NI abortion consultation

Proposed changes to Northern Ireland’s abortion laws have been utterly & overwhelmingly rejected by a massive majority according to newly published consultationfigures. Justice Minister Ford’s consultation was launched in October 2014 and closed in January 2015. It asked whether the current laws on abortion in […]

Assisted Suicide – In the face of two major threats the price of freedom is eternal vigilance

Lord Falconer’s Assisted Dying Bill sought to legalise assisted suicide (but not euthanasia) for mentally competent adults (aged over 18) with less than six months to live, subject to ‘safeguards’ under a two doctors’ signature model similar to the Abortion Act 1967. The Bill had […]

Bruce Forsyth’s recent pronouncements on assisted suicide are seriously misguided

Celebrity entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth (pictured) has called for the legalisation of assisted suicide after watching his ex-wife succumb to dementia. His first wife, Penny Calvert spent her last years in a care home, dying last year. Bruce was married to Penny from 1953 to […]

New study confirms that making morning-after pill free without prescription increases sexually transmitted infections and fails to reduce pregnancy rates

Half of all pregnancies in the United States are unintended. One might therefore assume that making the morning-after pill (MAP) more widely accessible would cut the unplanned pregnancy rate. Not so. A new recent US study is the first to estimate the impact of making the morning-after […]

Why do Government and fertility organisations show no interest in the health of egg donors?

  The pressure to harvest women’s eggs is not only increasing, it is also taking different directions. No longer just for reproductive purposes, women’s eggs are urgently needed for research and for treatment, most recently for germline therapies (to create three parent babies). However it […]