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Such gratitude

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7287.683/a (Published 17 March 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:683
  1. Liam Farrell, general practitioner
  1. 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 …

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