Sunday, April 17, 2005

Keith Vaz and abortion

An article in today's Sunday Times about abortion, Toll of babies aborted with chance of life hits 1,000 a year, which looks at the debate around lowering the time limit on abortion from 24 weeks uses research by Keith Vaz in to how many healthy foetuses were aborted between 22 and 24 weeks, when there was a slight but potential chance they could have survived birth at that point.

On Vaz: He believes the figures show why the abortion limit should be lowered. “We have got to reduce the time limit. All the research indicates that 24 weeks is too late,” he said.

The full article also has more information, including the other side of the argument from
the chief executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

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