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Jeremy Hunt says he wouldn’t change the law on abortion—but that doesn’t mean his views aren’t dangerous

Hunt may say he won’t change our laws to make them more regressive, but neither will we see the progress that all UK women deserve

By Sian Norris  

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he personally supports a 12 week upper limit on abortion. Photo: PA

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt repeated his view that the upper time limit on abortion services should be reduced to 12 weeks from the current 24 during an interview on Ridge on Sunday.

Hunt has a history of voting for anti-choice legislation. In 2008 he voted to reduce the upper time limit to 12 weeks, and more recently voted in favour of criminalising sex-selective abortion (both votes failed to pass). As Home Secretary, Hunt blocked attempts to…

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