As promised, here is the speech I made in Congress yesterday on abortion rights ...
Statements made during the General Election campaign and since suggest that women's abortion rights could soon come under attack.
One in three women in Britain has an abortion. Every one has her reason. For many, it is a difficult choice. But it is her choice.
The film Vera Drake reminded us what happened before 1967, when abortion was still illegal. Women went to backstreet abortionists, and some were injured or killed.