Anglicans oppose decriminalisation of abortion

The Christian Institute | 12/2/2019 | Staff
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Hundreds of Anglicans have called on Church of England bishops to speak out against proposals to decriminalise abortion.

The open letter was signed by 384 people, including 49 members of the General Synod, concerned over the manifesto commitments by Labour and the Liberal Democrats.

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Many church leaders signed the letter, including Revd Dr Ian Paul, a member of the Archbishops’ Council, Revd William Taylor of St Helen’s Bishopsgate, and Revd Andrew Symes of Anglican Mainstream.

The signatories said decriminalisation of abortion “would remove all sanctions in criminal law for those who perform abortions outside the limits set by the Abortion Act 1967”.

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“These changes would amount to a declaration that a foetus is no longer a human being, worthy of the same statutory and common law protections against deliberate harm and termination of life.”

“These changes would amount to a declaration that a foetus is no longer a human being”

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