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One in six baby girls in China is aborted

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

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Two stories I encountered yesterday offered an alternative to the Ann Furedi perspective

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Or has it distracted attention from what’s important?

Nadine Dorries speaking in the Commons yesterday (PA photo)

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

Hungary's justice minister Tibor Navracsics speaks in the country's Parliament building about the new constitution (AP Photo/Bela Szandelszky)

The post-Communist country has grasped what is fundamental: a respect for life

Ronald Reagan and his wife meet John Paul II at the Vatican in 1982 (AP Photo)

The US leader, dismissed initially as a B-grade movie star, was a great pro-life president

Pro-lifers protest against abortion outside the Houses of Parliament (Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire)

It might sound like a good thing but it is not as straightforward as one might think

Results are read out the last time MPs voted on abortion law, during the passage of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill in 2008 (PA photo)

MPs seek to tighten abortion law

Labour and Tory MPs are tabling amendments to a new health bill that they say will dramatically reduce the number of abortions in Britain

Back row: M Carrivick, N Scarisbrick, J Scarisbrick, V Rugg, S Bell, R Power, A Carus, Dr A Carus, B Thomson, M Hynes; Front row: M Carrivick, I Winter, C Walsh, with the new state-of-the-art ultrasound scanner

Members of the Life charity in Leamington help pay for a £7,000 ultrasound scanner

The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer thought life was futile - a view that became more prevalent after the Holocaust and the Second World War (PA photo)

Bernard Nathanson discovered ‘the humanity of the unborn baby': but there’s more to it than that