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Manx abortion laws "ahead of the UK"

UK pressure group spokesman to speak at HEAR launch

A UK pressure group spokesman says Manx abortion law is progressive.

Peter Williams from Right to Life will speak at the inaugural meeting of new Isle of Man campaign group Humanity & Equality in Abortion Reform - or HEAR.

It was established in response to pro-choice lobby group CALM, which is aimed at campaigning for improvements to the law.

Mr Williams will be joined by Lord Alton of Liverpool at a public meeting in the Manx Legion Club in Douglas at 6:30pm tonight.

He believes the UK needs to catch up with legislation here, not the other way around:

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