LOTHIAN, Scotland, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scotland plans to fund supplies of the “morning after” abortifacient pill for more than 85,000 young women between the ages of 16 and 29. Dr Anna Glaister, the director of Lothian’s family planning service is behind the venture and claims that the effort is an attempt to lower the abortion rate.
Pro-life groups have condemned the false advertising noting that the drug acts mainly as an abortifacient. The Electronic Telegraph reports that Catholic Church officials have also condemned the drug as no better than surgical abortion. Fr Tom Connelly, a spokesman for the Catholic Church, said of the ‘emergency contraception’, “it is murdering somebody, so it is by no means the better of the two evils.”
For more on the abortive nature of the morning after pill see:
Doctor Spells Out Abortive Nature of “Emergency Contraception”