Mother's Message To Parliament: My Daughter Wouldn't Be Alive Today If MPs Pushing Buffer Zones Had Their Way

Pro-Life counsellors offer help, not aggression.

Yesterday, a mother's testimony of how she was helped by pro-life counsellors outside an abortion clinic was read out in Parliament. Sir Edward Leigh, Conservative MP for Gainsborough, delivered the testimony of "Kate", during a debate led by Rupa Huq MP on public order legislation outside "family planning clinics".

Since the decision by Ealing council to try and impose a public spaces protection order (PSPO) around the Marie Stopes centre in Mattock Lane, Dr Huq has been campaigning for nationwide legislation, claiming that pro-life groups outside abortion clinics "harass" women. However, the testimony from "Kate" illustrates how untrue these assertions are, and how vital it is that women are allowed access to alternative choices.

Full Text

More Headlines…