Clare Murphy, British Pregnancy Advisory Service
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'Women best judges' on abortion

Women are the best makers of moral decisions when it comes to abortions, according to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service.

The service's Clare Murphy criticised Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's comments that he would favour a change in the law to halve the limit on abortions from 24 weeks into a pregnancy to 12.

Ms Murphy said there were all sorts of reasons why women might want an abortion after 12 weeks.

She added that "there isn't a single woman who sits in our waiting room that wants to be there".

  • 06 Oct 2012