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A woman’s right to choose: five minutes with . . . Stella Creasy

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 07 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6424
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London, UK

The Labour and Co-operative MP for Walthamstow, London, and pro-choice campaigner talks about attacks from anti-abortion protestors

“I’ve long been involved in legislation in parliament about a woman’s right to choose—most recently the move to legalise abortion in Northern Ireland. I have strong debates with people about abortion, but they’ve never before felt the need to make it about me personally, even if they disagree with my views.

“The first thing I heard about the pro-life protestors’ ‘Stop Stella’ campaign in my constituency was in early October, when people sent me pictures of the posters in …

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