Amendments concerning the provision of independent information for women considering an abortion are expected to be tabled to Parliament’s Health and Social Care Bill, and will be debated on 6th September.
Nadine Dorries MP and Frank Field MP with the backing of the Right to Know Campaign, have put forward the amendments. They want to ensure women have access to advice and counselling from someone who does not have a vested financial interest in the outcome of the decision.
Though the Government has recognised the need for independent counselling to be provided, those with a financial insentive in their ‘counselling’ are lobbying hard to oppose any change. The abortion industry are claiming that women could be influenced by people with a religious bias – as though that is worse that consulting those who have a financial bias!
See a previous post for some more info on this.
This change is long overdue!