Slaughter of the British Innocents


In a week where the British public has been rightly proud of what they have achieved, both in hosting a wonderful Olympic Games and in achieving more medals than ever before, came a much less-publicized piece of news that ought to have my fellow British citizens hanging their heads in shame.

Lord Alton of Liverpool, a member of the House of Lords and one of Britain’s most ethical politicians, asked a Parliamentary Question in November 2011 of the Department of Health; a question that required specific statistical information on the abortions performed in the United Kingdom since the provisions of the Abortion Acts came into force in 1968.1 When embarrassing statistics are released, there seems to be a Parliamentary tradition that they are released on days of other major news, so that news agencies will not pick them up. Perhaps only a cynic would suggest that the answer to Lord Alton’s question was released during a week when the only major news stories in the British media were good news stories about the Olympics. Read More: