By Cristina Odone, Telegraph
I learned my lesson the hard way: when I called for a review of the deadline for abortion from 24 weeks to 21 on Question Time last October,
I came in for some vicious attacks from pro-choice campaigners. Abortion, they maintain, is a woman's right – always. This is a sacred pillar of our social order. Only women-haters could ever question our right to termination.
But here's a challenge to this philosophy: as The Daily Telegraph shockingly reveals, sex selection through abortion is going on in Britain now.
The Government has admitted that immigrant parents are aborting female foetuses: how else can they explain the fact that birth rates for girls and boys vary noticeably according to where their mothers were born?
This puts the pro-choice campaign on the defensive: they argue abortion is a woman's right, always; but can they continue to do so when it is used to kill girls?
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