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14 July 2015: Patrick Buckley defends the right to life of the unborn babies at the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva
09 July 2015: Write to your MP to defend life and oppose the "Assisted Dying" Marris Bill before 21th July 2015


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 Patrick Buckley defends the right to life of the unborn babies at the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva

14 July 2015: SPUC’s UN envoy Patrick Buckley made a powerful intervention in defence of the right to life of the unborn babies at the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva today. The Committee is preparing a new general comment for Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. A discussion day on the Article gathered together key people and representatives of organisations worldwide on both sides of the debate. >Read more about this.


URGENT! Write to your MP to defend life and oppose the "Assisted Dying" Marris Bill before 21th July 2015

9 July 2015: “Assisted Dying” proposals mean that terminally ill, disabled and elderly people will become second-class citizens and doctors will be turned into killers.  You can help stop this happening.  If we don’t stop the bill, medical killing will inevitably spread more and more widely. >Read more about this.


SPUC condemns promotion of abortion-inducing drugs to children as promotion of illegal under-age sex

16 June 2015: SPUC has condemned giving “morning-after pills” to children from 13 upwards, as sanctioned by the European Medicines Agency yesterday. Previously pharmacists were not allowed to give under-16s the drug without a doctor’s prescription. >Read more about this.

 


 

Get married to avoid the heartache of Abortion

09 June 2015: Figures released by the NHS reveal that marriage is the great protector from abortion. Of the 184,571 abortions performed in England and Wales last year over 80% were performed on unmarried women and girls. >Read more about this.


 Vulnerable people threatened by Labour MP's suicide proposal

09 June 2015: SPUC Pro-Life fears that vulnerable people will be adversely affected by the decision of Rob Marris, Labour MP for Wolverhampton South West, to propose an 'Assisted Dying' bill in the House of Commons. The bill is expected to single out people who are terminally ill or have disabilities as candidates for help to die. >Read more about this.


Women in Northern Ireland want better for their unborn babies than a free abortion in England says SPUC, as case goes to Appeal Court

09 June 2015: Women in Northern Ireland are clearly looking for better options than abortion according to the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC).  As the Court of Appeal hears the case of  R(A and B) v. Secretary of State for Health, SPUC has pointed to the declining number of Northern Irish women travelling to England to get an abortion. >Read more about this.


SPUC Evangelicals day conference 2015

SPUC Evangelicals will be holding a one day conference on Saturday 12 September in central London. We are delighted that our guest speaker at this event will be George Verwer, Founder of Operation Mobilisation.

Please click here for a flyer containing details of the speakers, and how to book for the conference. For further information please contact katherinehampton@spuc.org.uk


Applications now open for SPUC internships 2015

Every year SPUC offers internship places at its headquarters in London to young people seeking work experience in the pro-life movement. This year, SPUC is offering two places to applicants aged 18-25. The internship programme covers all aspects of SPUC’s work, including a substantial amount of research, writing, and campaigning, along with some administrative tasks.

The internship will begin on 20 July and end on 28 August. Interns are paid the minimum wage and will be expected to work from 9am-5.30pm, five days a week. The internship will involve some evening and weekend work and travelling. To apply, please email a covering letter and CV to rhoslynthomas@spuc.org.uk or post them to: Rhoslyn Thomas, SPUC, 3 Whitacre Mews, Stannary Street, London, SE11 4AB. Applications close 20 June.


SPUC seeking new honorary treasurer

SPUC is seeking a new honorary treasurer with a deep commitment to the pro-life cause. Bob Edwards, the current incumbent, wishes to retire from this particular role after many years’ devoted service. The honorary treasurer plays a key part in the work of the Society and serves, ex officio, on SPUC’s governing bodies. The Society is seeking someone who is qualified either by formal qualification or by experience. A detailed job specification for this voluntary post is available from lucindautley@spuc.org.uk 


US House of Representatives passes abortion limit bill

18 May 2015: The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at banning most abortions after 20 weeks’ gestation. Anthony Ozimic, SPUC's communications manager, commented: "Although the intentions of those who support such bills may be good, this kind of compromise legislation is misguided both ethically and strategically." > Read more about this and other must-read pro-life news-stories.


Photo gallery of SPUC Pro-Life Chain, London 

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