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'Extreme' abortion push in UK prompts outcry from doctors


'Extreme' abortion push in UK prompts outcry from doctors
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Since the procedure was legalized in the U.K. in 1967, over eight million unborn infants have been aborted. Professor John Campbell says increasing the availability of abortions ultimately threatens the mental health and well-being of women, especially if they are not counseled through the process properly.LONDON â In response to an ongoing effort in the U.K. to allow abortions to take place up to birth, a massive group of doctors and medical students signed a letter denouncing the controversial campaign.Over 1,400 medical associates addressed the British Medical Association, saying that a change in policy won’t reflect the opinions of all the medical staff or majority of women in Britain â and that it’s also an extreme measure that could damage the BMA’s reputation.âWe represent a variety of positions on the issue of abortion, but believe this motion is out of keeping with both our duties as responsible professionals and the expressed wishes of British women with regards to the legality and regulation of abortion,â the letter reads.

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