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MP Nadine Dorries, theologian Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith and author Matthew Sturgis speak at first Herald talks

Nadine Dorries would like to reduce the abortion limit to 20 weeks, yet as the mother of a Down’s syndrome daughter I could not support her proposal

The improbable MP Louise Mensch tells Catherine Lafferty why she is taking a pragmatic approach to reforming our abortion laws

Pro-lifers should start by saying that abortion is intrinsically evil and fight on that principle

Francis Phillips wonders if pro-abortion activists have thought through the consequences of their views

Or has it distracted attention from what’s important?

It would be a major victory for the devil if yesterday’s vote were to turn pro-lifers against each other

Amendment that would prevent abortion providers offering counselling is defeated by a majority of 250

The episode has exposed the cowardice of the Coalition Government