Lord Shinkwin’s Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill receives Second Reading

Last Friday, 21 October Lord Shinkwin’s Abortion (Disability Equality) Bill received its Second Reading in the House of Lords.

The Bill, which seeks to remove disability as a ground for abortion in Great Britain was well-received by the vast majority of speakers, highlighting the discriminatory practice which allows babies to be aborted right up to birth if they have a disability.

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