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Pro-life group launched on Island

HEAR holds first meeting

A new pro-life group is being launched on the Island this evening (1 September).

Humanity & Equality in Abortion Reform - or HEAR - calls itself a 'progressive and humane movement to affirm the dignity and right to life' of unborn children.

It's been set up in direct response to CALM, a pro-choice lobby campaigning for abortion law reform.

Tonight's inaugural meeting at the Manx Legion Club in Douglas at 6:30pm will feature visiting speakers, including Lord Alton of Liverpool.

UK pressure group Right to Life spokesman Peter Williams will be there too.

Sue Richardson a spokesperson for HEAR - she says the law here is already sufficient:

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