Foetal position

January 10, 1997

(Photograph) - Foetal position: As Parliament prepares to debate the second reading of a bill designed to tighten the 1967 Abortion Act, Pro-Life groups eager to propel the issue up the political agenda have seized on evidence that suggests that the foetus feels pain. But are they correct, asks Sara Abdulla on page 17, and if so should it make a difference?

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