Open Letter to Chief Medical Officer – Decision to allow abortion pill at home must be defended

20-12-17 Dear Editor, We write with reference to your recent report that The Society for the Protection of the Unborn Child (SPUC) intend to legally challenge the decision of Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Catherine Calderwood, to enable women, for whom it is clinically appropriate, to take Misoprostal – the pill that completes an abortion...
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AR STATEMENT: Jacob Rees-Mogg makes money from misoprostol

Jacob Rees-Mogg, MP for North East Somerset, a potential candidate for leader of The Conservative Party and staunch opponent of women’s rights has been found to be profiting directly from the sale of misoprostol- a drug commonly used to start a medical abortion. Previously, he had stated that he was ‘completely opposed to abortion’ even...
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Abortion Rights Press Release:  Study from Women on Web shows women experience barriers in accessing abortion in Great Britain

  Research published today in the peer-reviewed journal Contraception shows that a significant number of British women are seeking abortions outside the prohibitive framework of the 1967 Abortion Act. According to data collected from the abortion rights, services, provisions group Women on Web in the four-month period November 2016 to March 2017 over 500 British...
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