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- Liam Farrell, general practitioner
- Crossmaglen, County Armagh
Termination of pregnancy remains unavailable in Northern Ireland and it seems to be the only issue on which all political parties agree. This is a commendable moral stance and the fact that 2000 young women travel to Britain every year for a termination is surely an acceptable if unfortunate by-product.
A few years ago I saw a young couple, home on holidays, who were considering a termination. We discussed the pro and cons, and eventually they decided they wanted to proceed with …