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[Comment] The British 1967 Abortion Act—still fit for purpose?

28 Oct 2017

Oct 27, 2017, marks the 50th anniversary of the British Abortion Act, written “to amend and clarify the law relating to termination of pregnancy by registered medical practitioners”.1 Amended in 1990 to include selective reduction of a multiple pregnancy, the Abortion Act governs abortion in England, Scotland, and Wales, the first law in western Europe to formally legalise abortion for several indications.

Click here to view the full article which appeared in The Lancet