Abortion Reaches Ten-Year High in Scotland

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(The Christian Institute) Pregnant women considering an abortion are being failed, campaigners say, in response to new figures revealing over 13,000 abortions took place in Scotland last year.

The statistics showed that women in deprived areas were twice as likely to end the life of their unborn child compared to women in richer areas.

Nearly 30 percent of medical abortions took place at home, according to the figures, but fewer than ten women came from Northern Ireland to Scotland to take up the offer of a free abortion.

The Life charity asked: “What compassionate society says to a pregnant woman in crisis that the only way out of her crisis is to end the life of her baby?”

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