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Scottish leader would consider free abortions for women from Northern Ireland

November 18, 2016

Scotland’s First minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has indicated that she would consider providing abortions for women who come to Scotland from Northern Ireland, where abortion is illegal.

In answer to a question about providing abortion coverage for women from Northern Ireland, Sturgeon said: “I am happy to explore that with the NHS (National Health Service).” She was answering a query from a lawmaker who said that women in Northern Ireland face high costs for procuring abortions, particularly because of the need to travel abroad for the procedure.

 
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  • Posted by: geoffreysmith1 - Nov. 19, 2016 8:24 AM ET USA

    Since Northern Ireland and Scotland were the only parts of the UK to vote in favour of remaining in the EU in the recent referendum, it would not be long before Ms Sturgeon was extending her anti-Catholic politics to her fellow-remainers in another part of Britain. This woman is a socialist who believes in abortion on demand as a principle, and she will not rest until all parts of the UK are inflicted with the same evil practise.

  • Posted by: Travelling - Nov. 19, 2016 2:56 AM ET USA

    Sadly typical of Nicola Sturgeon I'm sorry to say. Please pray for Scotland, a wonderful country which is being destroyed by left wing politicians.