5 Jun 2007

Winterton Bill Defeated

Ann Winterton's bill was defeated this afternoon showing a strong rejection of a US style abortion battle. Abortion Rights, the national pro-choice campaign welcomed the strong defeat of the bill to restrict access to abortion. The Ten Minute Rule Bill ‘Termination of pregnancy (counselling and miscellaneous provisions) was defeated by 182 votes against to 107 for.

For more info see Abortion Rights.

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