The Abortion Act became law In England and Wales 50 years ago on 27 October 1967. Six months later the Act came into force
The government's mistrust of women in the UK is real and measurable. The repercussions of it weigh heavy across all of our lives. And the physical weight of it amounts to precisely one hundred and forty-three stone in paperwork every year.
We should stand with our LGBT friends and family, and demand that our rights are not sold off as part of a squalid deal to prop up a failed government. It is not time to be complacent about the rights to control our bodies and live our lives.
We are living in a developed, progressive society, so it might shock you to find that, under the 1967 Abortion Act, women