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People with Down's Syndrome and their families demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament about the Government's plans to introduce the new pre-natal screening technique (AP)

300 doctors have signed a letter objecting to the new test amid fears its introduction is ‘on economic grounds’

The inquiry found that promotion is denied to doctors with conscientious objections to abortion (Photo: PA)

Inquiry finds that doctors who conscientiously object to abortion are denied career choices

Yvette Cooper has come out in favour of the 'Back Off Campaign' (PA)

The Shadow Home Secretary supports moves to end protests outside abortion clinics

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