Woman with Down's syndrome loses abortion law appeal
A woman with Down's syndrome has lost her appeal over a law that allows abortion up until birth for a foetus with the condition.
Heidi Crowter, 27, from Coventry said she was angry that the judges say my feelings do not matter.
Judges at the Court of Appeal decided the Abortion Act did not interfere with the rights of the living disabled.
Heidi said she and her team plan to keep fighting and take the case to the Supreme Court and fight there.
Under current legislation for England, Wales and Scotland, there is a 24-week time limit for abortion, unless there is a substantial risk that if the child were born it would suffer from such physical or mental abnormalities as to be seriously handicapped, which includes Down's syndrome.
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