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Protestors from both sides of abortion debate picket Tynwald

Wed, 22 Jun 2016

Campaigners from both sides of the abortion debate picketed outside Tynwald yesterday.

The Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation group was ready with signs and props - including a line of coat hangers - when Members arrived for the June sitting.

CALM is calling for the current abortion laws to be updated to reflect changing times and to allow women better access to the treatment they need.

Pro-lifers also turned out to campaign against that belief - they were calling for abortion to be abolished entirely; one protester was a midwife:


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