Psychologist Dr Michael Scott has said that, thanks to the infamous Ground C in the Abortion Act 1967, most abortions in Britain are illegal.
Ground C allows for an abortion where continuance of the pregnancy would allow risk to the life of the pregnant woman, greater than if the pregnancy were terminated. Dr Scott suggests that this ground is being abused to the point where “we have de fact abortion on demand”.
Sadly Dr Scott is right. We do now effectively have abortion on demand in Britain, and there is a real risk that sex-selective abortions will be performed in the future under the guise of Ground C, if they aren’t already being performed.
The horror of this cannot be understated. It is bad enough that our government allows for the killing of innocent young lives but for the legislation to be abused in this way as society turns a convenient blind eye defies belief. The culture of death continues to make inroads in our world....
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