The bill will now go to a second reading on 24th March, before it can be passed into law. In 1967, the Abortion Act was passed which made terminations legal subject to doctors’ approval and if a pregnant person can prove they meet predetermined criteria.
MPs win right to challenge Victorian law criminalising abortionThe Guardian
We Need To Decriminalise Abortion In England And WalesHuffington Post UK
Parliament considers decriminalising abortion in England and WalesLeft Foot Forward
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