Debate: A civilised abortion discussion at the Battle of Ideas

Making the value of the unborn human depend on how wanted they are is a novel postmodern twist

Debates over abortion are frequently polarised – becoming reduced to cliches and furious political invective. But about one in three women in the UK will have an abortion during their reproductive lives: this is not merely an intellectual or theoretical issue, but something which affects everyone of us in some way.

During the 2012 Battle of Ideas festival, I discussed the issues surrounding abortion with Anne Furedi, Chief Executive of British Pregnancy Advisory Services.  You can watch our conversation below.

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