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Scotland cracks down on antiabortion harassment

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7224.1520a (Published 11 December 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1520
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    Extremist antiabortion groups that have started picketing clinics in Scotland have been warned that they face prosecution if their activities harass and intimidate patients or staff.

    The Scottish health minister Susan Deacon has asked all health boards in Scotland to monitor the situation and take action under …

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