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Here’s to Heidi – a true heroine for today

The Court of Appeal is to hear argument that the Abortion Act 1967 unlawfully discriminates against the disabled. The Act permits abortion up to birth in the case of serious disabilities, including Down’s syndrome.

Nicola Laver

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Heidi Crowter (L) & husband James (R) with Carla Lockhart MP | photo: @carlalockhart on Twitter

Heidi Crowter, a Christian who has Down’s syndrome, and Máire Lea-Wilson, the mother of a young son who has Down’s, last year lost a judicial review against the government.