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Heidi-Crowter-Parliament

04 May Press release – Woman with Down’s syndrome’s landmark case against UK Govt over discriminatory abortion law to be heard by High Court on 6th July

Press release for immediate release  Woman with Down’s syndrome’s landmark case against UK Govt over discriminatory abortion law to be heard by High Court on 6th July A landmark case against the UK Government over the current discriminatory abortion law that allows abortion up to birth for...

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Heidi-Crowter-Parliament

11 Mar Press release – Disability rights campaigner addresses NI Assembly in support of disability abortion law change

Press release for immediate release Disability rights campaigner addresses NI Assembly in support of disability abortion law change Disability rights campaigner Heidi Crowter, who herself has Down’s Syndrome, has today appeared before the Health Committee in the Northern Irish Assembly in support of the Severe Fetal Impairment (Abortion)...

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Northern Ireland Down's syndrome letter

01 Mar Press release – Pressure mounts on NI political leaders as over 1500 people with Down’s syndrome and their families call for law change

Press release for immediate release Pressure mounts on NI political leaders as over 1500 people with Down’s syndrome and their families call for law change 1,553 people with Down's syndrome and their families have signed an open letter to the political leaders of the Northern Ireland Assembly...

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30 Jan Press release – England announce roll-out of new Down’s syndrome test that will likely see rise in abortions

Press release for immediate release England announce roll-out of new Down’s syndrome test that will likely see rise in abortions The number of babies with Down’s Syndrome aborted is likely to increase following a decision announced by Public Health England to introduce a new controversial screening test...

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18 Oct Press release – Woman with Down’s syndrome’s landmark case against UK Govt over discriminatory abortion law to be heard by High Court

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Woman with Down’s syndrome landmark case against UK Govt over discriminatory abortion law to be heard by High Court   The High Court has granted permission to hear a landmark case against the UK Government over the current discriminatory abortion law which allows...

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Girl with Down's syndrome

28 Sep Press release – Scottish introduction of new Down’s syndrome screening test will likely see rise in abortions

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Scottish introduction of new Down’s syndrome screening test will likely see rise in abortions The number of babies with Down’s syndrome aborted in Scotland is likely to increase following a decision announced by the Government. Public Health Scotland has announced the rollout of...

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Down's syndrome extinct t-shirt

19 Sep Press release – Forty-three disability groups call on Amazon to take action over discriminatory t-shirts

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Forty-three disability groups call on Amazon to take action over discriminatory t-shirts Forty-three Down’s syndrome and learning-disability groups, including the Down’s syndrome Association and Mencap, have this weekend published an open letter calling on Amazon to take steps to halt, once and...

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