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The British Pregnancy Advisory Service found that 51.2 per cent of 60,592 women who went for abortions at its clinics had been using at least one form of contraception

In Ireland right now it’s more important than ever before that people stand up for the right to life

Some doctors are quitting the union, saying it has been ‘hijacked’ by people pushing an ‘extreme’ agenda

There are now 100,000 people alive in Northern Ireland who would be dead if Britain’s abortion laws had applied

The government agreed to the measure to head off defeat in the Queen’s Speech

The poll also found a large majority of Catholics approve of same-sex relationships and sex before marriage

The BMA passed the motion by a two-thirds majority, against the wishes of around 1,500 doctors

Doctors have criticised the ‘extreme’ proposal, saying it would ‘severely damage’ the reputation of the British Medical Association

David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt faced charges for recording Planned Parenthood executives without their consent

The vote comes despite a recent poll showing the vast majority of the public oppose such a move