A future Labour government would “totally decriminalise” abortion, making it legal for a woman to get an abortion up to birth for any reason, their manifesto reveals.

The Labour manifesto, launched last week, said that they “will uphold women’s reproductive rights and decriminalise abortions.” A Labour spokesman confirmed to the Catholic Herald that the 1861 Offences Against the Person Act that bans abortions would therefore be repealed, but that abortion provision would still be regulated:



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