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Abortion campaign group to lobby prospective politicians

Fri, 29 Apr 2016


Abortion laws on the Isle of Man are "out of date" and changing them should be a priority for the next government. 
 
That's the message from the Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation group - which says the legislation is "against the spirit" of proposed equality laws going through Tynwald.
 
CALM says the "draconian" criteria in the 1995 Act makes it difficult for women to terminate their pregnancy on Island - with many forced to travel to the UK to have it done privately. 
 
Spokeswoman Samantha Morris says in the run up to the General Election it's important to bring the issue to light:

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