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This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 25: “What are the statistics related to abortion where the baby may be handicapped or have a disability?”     Advertisements


This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 24: “But what about the hard cases, how many abortions are performed to save the mother’s life?”


This year is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the 1967 Abortion Act in the UK. Sr Roseann is answering 50 questions about abortion, to mark the 50th anniversary. Question 22: “At what gestational age are most abortions performed in Scotland?”


Number of abortions: 12,063 abortions were carried out in Scotland in 2016 (11.6 per 1000 women), a similar number as in 2015 (12,134 abortions). The rate of abortion in England and Wales is higher (17.0 per 1000 women). In 1968, when the Abortion Act was implemented, there were 1500 abortions. The number of abortions then […]