Woman with Down’s syndrome loses court of appeal abortion law case

Heidi Crowter argued that the law was discriminatory and stigmatised disabled people

A woman with Down’s syndrome has lost a court of appeal challenge over the UK’s abortion laws.

Heidi Crowter, who brought the case alongside Máire Lea-Wilson, whose son Aidan also has Down’s syndrome, had argued that allowing pregnancy terminations up to birth if the foetus has the condition is discriminatory and stigmatises disabled people.

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@sreileenf

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-30 14:18

@fjvalesosc

UK Catholic bishop speaks out after woman with Down syndrome loses abortion law appeal https://t.co/K6CKuI2lWR via @cnalive

Posted on: 2022-11-30 13:41

@BaetenDirk

UK bishop speaks out after woman with Down syndrome loses abortion law appeal. The law which protects her after bir… https://t.co/56wCmkkhQA

Posted on: 2022-11-30 13:30

@ASobocki

UK Catholic bishop speaks out after woman with Down syndrome loses abortion law appeal https://t.co/nryppzsLsH via… https://t.co/NsjWgD4FWa

Posted on: 2022-11-30 12:26

@Criticalanglez

Woman with Down’s syndrome loses court of appeal abortion law case - The Guardian https://t.co/p2JjR1mQRb https://t.co/V08AsnMl8H

Posted on: 2022-11-30 05:33

@morgana_cullins

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-30 01:56

@sdbacchus

@DrRooftopKY @SpaceborneMedic I hear you. My stepdaughter has DS. She developed leukemia when she was 5.. she’s n… https://t.co/07Qa7mjADs

Posted on: 2022-11-29 15:13

@sdbacchus

@manhattanmixer @_down_69 @SpaceborneMedic They won’t be.. unless good men & women stand against evil.. https://t.co/g9vxwWmZ9n

Posted on: 2022-11-29 15:05

@Malb0r0_02

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 14:08

@AskPastorP

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 13:56

@247Catholic

UK Catholic bishop speaks out after woman with Down syndrome loses abortion law appeal https://t.co/tYlFAhqK1u https://t.co/W3jU2ETb2E

Posted on: 2022-11-29 13:39

@grannymurfles

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 13:38

@PamBrink

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 13:11

@gilda_klug

RT @cnalive: In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disabled people, e…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 12:03

@cnalive

In a ruling on November 25, the Court of Appeal ruled that the UK abortion law did not discriminate against disable… https://t.co/ZbdNB3Qr3C

Posted on: 2022-11-29 11:52

@GalwayAAO

RT @dontscreenusout: Judges aware many people with disabilities will be “upset” and “offended” by law @guardian That’s an understatement:…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 10:56

@shalomworldnews

UK Abortion Act: Woman with Down’s syndrome loses appeal https://t.co/YgcX5pf8qv

Posted on: 2022-11-29 10:42

@indypremium

Woman with Down’s syndrome loses bid to cut abortion limit on babies with condition https://t.co/L5MXj8UUmw

Posted on: 2022-11-29 05:54

@AshlieAmen

RT @AbrahamHamadeh: So sad… We have to become a society that protects the most vulnerable. The law in the UK allows abortion of Down Syndr…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 01:42

@natashak8090

RT @DrFrancesRyan: If you want to talk about the inequality of raising a disabled child, campaign for higher benefits, better childcare, an…

Posted on: 2022-11-29 00:27

@ChloeSApter

RT @DrFrancesRyan: If you want to talk about the inequality of raising a disabled child, campaign for higher benefits, better childcare, an…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 22:11

@Belabab3

RT @AbrahamHamadeh: So sad… We have to become a society that protects the most vulnerable. The law in the UK allows abortion of Down Syndr…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 20:21

@marjoryk2012

RT @dontscreenusout: Judges aware many people with disabilities will be “upset” and “offended” by law @guardian That’s an understatement:…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 18:22

@nhsupdate_

Every baby should be wanted, and forcing a woman to carry an unwanted foetus to term is hardly the best start, says… https://t.co/huTZi4f8oR

Posted on: 2022-11-28 17:42

@indypremium

Woman with Down’s syndrome loses bid to cut abortion limit on babies with condition https://t.co/7DwLb3GeTJ

Posted on: 2022-11-28 14:40

@DA_WestFife

RT @dontscreenusout: Judges aware many people with disabilities will be “upset” and “offended” by law @guardian That’s an understatement:…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 09:13

@SPECTRUMCIL

RT @DrFrancesRyan: If you want to talk about the inequality of raising a disabled child, campaign for higher benefits, better childcare, an…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 07:51

@AuEpochTimes

An #English woman and a child with Down’s syndrome on Friday lost an appeal challenging Britain’s #abortion law tha… https://t.co/CTPnwTqSIY

Posted on: 2022-11-28 07:40

@CHarthoorn

'It makes me feel I should be extinct': Woman with Down's Syndrome loses battle with legislation which allows abort… https://t.co/jXHyTn1oYp

Posted on: 2022-11-28 07:25

@VickyAlbanesi

@IbeliceAzocar @Frida_Espinosaa Creo que se refiere a esto: https://t.co/JXaHPIxul5

Posted on: 2022-11-28 04:15

@VicS95836264

RT @DrFrancesRyan: If you want to talk about the inequality of raising a disabled child, campaign for higher benefits, better childcare, an…

Posted on: 2022-11-28 02:28

@samedifference1

Woman With Down’s Syndrome Loses Abortion Law Appeal https://t.co/3e7PqzEvUd

Posted on: 2022-11-28 00:00

@WillTJ12

This is disgusting. In Britain, foeti with Down's Syndrome can be aborted until birth, beyond the general 24 week l… https://t.co/wrYBUBVuRP

Posted on: 2022-11-27 22:57

@BloodyGulsum

RT @DrFrancesRyan: If you want to talk about the inequality of raising a disabled child, campaign for higher benefits, better childcare, an…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 19:55

@ClaireMadMax

RT @DrFrancesRyan: If you want to talk about the inequality of raising a disabled child, campaign for higher benefits, better childcare, an…

Posted on: 2022-11-27 19:47