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Volume 14
No. 4
June, 2020

UK: Court Approves DIY Abortions During COVID-19 Lockdown

The UK's High Court has ruled that DIY home abortions are legal, upholding a regulation to allow women to take abortion pills at home with a phone or virtual doctor consult up to 10 weeks gestation during the pandemic. The challenge to the law was brought by pro-life Christian Concern, who argued the law risked women's health and safety and did not account for the psychological and physical effects of abortion. The group pointed out that the Health Secretary "was not given the full picture by civil servants being informed by members of the abortion lobby, so it appears that those civil servants in practice acted as lobbyists for abortionists," explained Michael Phillips. Christian Concern plans to appeal the decision. 

 
 
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In this Issue

 
In This Issue: 
 
Focus on the United Nations
US Urges UN Secretary General to Focus on Life-saving, not Abortion
Trump Administration to WHO Assembly: "There is no right to abortion"
UN "Experts" Object to US States' Right to Decide Abortion Policy
Group Advancing Abortion in Crises Opposes USAID Letter  
Pro-Abortion NGOs Oppose US Letter Against Abortion
 
International Pressure for Abortion
Former UN Deputy Human Rights Commissioner Heading IPPF Board
What Pro-Abortionists Seeks on State Level During the COVID-19
Pro Aborts Seek to Secure Abortion Gains
Latin America and Caribbean: IPPF Demands for Women during COVID-19 Pandemic
 
Legislative News
UK: Legislation to Ban Abortions for Minor Disabilities
Mexico: States Advance Pro-Life Initiatives, Block Pro-Abortions
 
Executive News
NI: UK Will Exert as Much Power as Needed to Enforce Abortion Law
Argentina: President Remains Determined to Legalize Abortion
 
Judicial News
UK: Court Approves DIY Abortions During COVID-19 Lockdown
ACOG and ACLU Sue FDA to Make Abortion Pills Available

 


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