U.K. High Court Rejects Challenge of National Law Allowing Disability-Based Late-term Abortions

Heidi Crowter (right) and Maire Lea-Wilson are pictured outside the Royal Courts of Justice, London, on 6 July, 2021. (PA)

A United Kingdom court has ruled against a challenge to a national law that allows disability-based late-term abortions.

Two justices representing the High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, ruled on Thursday in support of the law that allows a woman to terminate her pregnancy after 24 weeks gestation if the unborn child is at risk of being born with a “serious handicap.”

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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Amanda Casanova