This week, Britain moved closer to a ban on abortion on grounds of gender after MPs backed a move to fast-track the prohibition onto the statute book.
The Telegraph reports that more than 70 MPs, “spanning the main parties, have put their names to an amendment to the Government’s Serious Crime Bill clarifying Britain’s abortion laws to exclude termination on grounds of the unborn baby’s sex”.
“The possibility of sex selective abortion in the UK was exposed in a Daily Telegraph investigation in which two doctors were filmed agreeing to terminations because the unborn babies were girls. ”
After the British Department of Health refused to take action, Aisling Hupert, a member of Abort 67, instructed solicitors to bring a landmark legal case and on