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Why changes to abortion laws during the pandemic should remain

By Elizabeth Chloe Romanis, Assistant Professor in Biolaw, Durham University
Jordan A. Parsons, PhD Candidate, University of Bristol
Thomas Hampton, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow, University of Liverpool
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As a result of the pandemic, the governments in England, Scotland and Wales temporarily relaxed abortion rules in March 2020. This means that, in every part of the UK except for Northern Ireland, people early in pregnancy can to take abortion pills at home following a telephone consultation. But with COVID restrictions largely eased across the UK, there’s uncertainty over whether this will still be allowed.

Before the pandemic, for an early medical abortion to be legal in Great…


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