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Lynn Murray: MPs must stop abortion law discriminating against those with disabilities

This week, MPs must take a stand against discrimination towards babies with disabilities

As a mother of a daughter with Down’s syndrome and spokesperson for Don’t Screen Us Out – a group of over 17,000 people with Down’s syndrome, their families, and supporters who are working to build a United Kingdom where people with Down’s syndrome are valued and have an equal chance of being born – I strongly support the amendment, NC52, tabled to the Health and Care Bill by Carla Lockhart MP.

Supported by a cross-party alliance of MPs, it would introduce an upper gestational limit on abortion on the grounds of disability equal to the limit on most other abortions.

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