Tag Archives: morning after pill
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Another unworkable proposal from NHS ‘experts’ on morning-after pill

An influential group of NHS experts is urging the Scottish Government to allow the morning-after pill to be handed out in schools (See reports by BBC, Scotsman and Scottish Herald) But the push has faced criticism from the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland for being […]

Christian pharmacists under threat from new guidelines on morning-after pill provision

Christian pharmacists who object to dispensing the morning-after pill are facing pressure from their professional regulator to recommend other outlets to customers. Many pharmacists – not just Christians – have moral objections to the morning-after pill because the drug may in some cases act after […]

Abortion statistics raise profound questions about our priorities and attitudes as a society

The Department of Health published the 2010 abortion figures for England and Wales yesterday. There were 189,574 terminations in England and Wales during 2010. This was 0.3 per cent more than the previous year but 8 per cent more than the 175,542 recorded in 2000. In […]

Bringing life to the government’s sexual health debate

The charity Life has been included on a new government sexual health forum – amidst an outcry of protest. It’s a predictable reaction – but sadly misguided. Life supports vulnerable pregnant women, focussing on crisis pregnancy counselling, education, practical provision (like free baby clothes), and […]

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How could anyone object to teaching schoolgirls to say ‘no to sex’?

MPs have voted 67-61 in favour of a bill introduced by Conservative MP Nadine Dorries, which wants schools to ensure that sex education for girls includes ‘information and advice on the benefits of abstinence from sexual activity’. The ten minute rule bill proceeds to a […]