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CALM backs UK abortion law change

Manx bill still progressing

Manx pro-choice campaigners have welcomed a change in the law in England that will allow women to take both early abortion pills at home.

The move, which bring England in line with Scotland and Wales, will mean the procedure no longer has to take place at a clinic.

England's chief medical officer says it will make patients feel safer and more comfortable.

Local pressure group the Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation (CALM) says it's 'great news' which will stop women buying pills illegally online.

The Isle of Man's Abortion Reform Bill, which will legalise terminations early in a pregnancy, will be debated in the House of Keys again later in the year.

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