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An independent poll, commissioned by SPUC and conducted by Savanta ComRes, found that more than 90% of the general public in Scotland are concerned about safety, quality and legal issues related to the provision of DIY abortion. Some 93% believe that it is important for checks to be "put in place to ensure women being certified for... Continue Reading →
Poll majority agree: 📢It is concerning that callers giving false information can easily obtain abortion drugs (91%). 📢Staff at abortion providers need to ensure they collect correct medical and personal information to certify a woman for a home abortion (92%). 📢Important that checks are put in place to ensure women meet the legal criteria (93%).
Official government data shows that each year, over 300 women suffer complications from abortion. Statistics from the Department of Health and Social Care for the last five years, shows that each year, 313 women who have an abortion in England and Wales, suffer from complications requiring hospital treatment, including haemorrhage, sepsis, and uterine perforations. This... Continue Reading →
This is my response to an article in the New Statesman on December 15th, 2020. My main concern is the assertion that abortion has become safer since the introduction of telemedicine in April. The article states that there has been just one complication in more than 23,000 abortions at home, and that is clearly wrong,... Continue Reading →
When Antonia Tully of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children interviewed me about our mystery client investigation, we talked about my previous work overseas for and with Marie Stopes. Her piece touches on the question ‘So what changed?’ Ahead of a virtual meeting in the House of Commons this Thursday, former Marie Stopes... Continue Reading →
In this ten-minute video clip, I outline the findings from our Mystery Client Investigation into the provision of telemedicine abortion at home. https://videopress.com/v/h87QuJaU?preloadContent=metadata This was at a briefing for parliamentarians organised and hosted by Christian Concern on Thursday 10th December. Other speakers included: The lawfulness of pills-by-post (Roger Kiska, Legal Counsel, Christian Legal Centre)New findings... Continue Reading →
Dave Brennan, director of Brephos, interviewed Kevin Duffy who shared his experience of having worked in the abortion industry at a senior, international level, and why he became disillusioned with it and came out, and is now helping the other side. https://videopress.com/v/h2SWFjcr?preloadContent=metadata On November 10, 2020, I was interviewed by Dave Brennan of Brephos, during his... Continue Reading →
I was recently asked: “…do we really want women to spend more time in the care of abortion providers? Why would we campaign for that?” This was asked in the context of the public consultation into the ‘Future Arrangements For Early Medical Abortion at Home’, currently being conducted in Scotland. My answer is unequivocal: “Yes,... Continue Reading →
#CareAtHome is being used by many on Twitter lobbying for the provision of telemedicine abortion in Northern Ireland. #CareAtHome – sounds so nice, who wouldn’t want it, but what’s the reality behind the hashtag? I suppose #CareInMyBathroom or #CareOnMyToilet doesn’t have the same appeal. Realities of abortion at home. On 28 May, the Daily Mail published a... Continue Reading →