What is Abortion?
There are several different methods of abortion, but they all end in the death of an unborn child
Abortion is the deliberate killing of an unborn child. There are approximately two hundred thousand reported abortions every year in the UK (201,567 in 2014).
Every abortion takes the life of a tiny, innocent and defenceless human child. There have been over 8.4 million abortions in the UK since the floodgates were opened to legal abortion in 1967, even though the legality of the vast majority of abortions is in dispute. Abortion is a serious problem across the Western world.
There are several different methods of abortion, as explained in this section. We've focused on explaining the procedures as clinically and scientifically as possible - even so, you may of course find reading about the killing of unborn children deeply disturbing. But the truth is important to read.
Some people may need to see what an abortion does to an unborn child as well. You can view those heart-rending images as part of the Reality of Abortion (other than that there is no graphic imagery on this site).