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Heidi Crowter’s High Court Down’s case: what next?

Abortion law allowing babies with Down’s syndrome to be aborted any time up to birth is discriminatory, the High Court has heard.

Nicola Laver; Right to Life

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Rally outside the High Court | photo: righttolife.org.uk

Heidi Crowter, a campaigner who has Down’s syndrome, brought the case along with Brentford mother Máire Lea-Wilson who said she was pressurised to abort her son at 34 weeks. Her son Aidan, now two, has Down’s syndrome.