"In countries where abortion is legal, DFID will support programmes that make abortion more accessible. In countries where it is illegal...DFID will make the consequences of unsafe abortion more widely understood and will consider supporting processes of legal and policy reform...DFID supports safe abortion on two grounds. First, it is a right...Second, it is necessary."Except in a part of the United Kingdom, guess which one?
McCann rails here against the hypocrisy of the British government on this, quite right too...but how about the hyprocrisy of the self-styled social progressives of Sinn Fein, the SDLP) and the "pro-British" Unionist parties?
Human and civil rights for all...except the kind of human and civil rights that might upset "our community's" religious applecart?
British rights for British citizens...but we'll cherry pick which British rights we're comfortable with?