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Outcome of consultation on IoM abortion law reform to be published online

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Plans to reform the abortion law on the Isle of Man are said to have been backed by people who've taken part in a public consultation.

The details will be be published in full on the Manx government website on Friday.

At the moment terminating a pregnancy is currently only allowed in a limited number of circumstances.

Humanity and Equality in Abortion Reform, a pro-life group, have previously said the Bill "ignores the humanity of the unborn child":

Both HEAR and Life IOM will stage a silent protest outside of the Government Buildings this Friday to take part in the Silence of '67 - to remember the passing of the UK's 1967 Abortion Act.

Dr Alex Allinson drafted the Bill and told Granada Reports what impact responses to the consultation has had.