Early day motion 2835

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INFANTICIDE

That this House unequivocally condemns the article by Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva in the Journal of Medical Ethics, co-owned by the British Medical Journal Group and the Institute of Medical Ethics, which argues that the killing of newborn babies should be permissible in all cases where abortion is, and that both foetuses and newborn babies do not have the same moral status as actual persons and do not have a moral right to life; absolutely opposes any argument that suggests that infanticide could be permissible in law on any grounds and is alarmed that a process which encourages eugenics is now possible; and demands that the Government issues a statement rejecting infanticide for any reason including disability.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Benton, Joe Labour Party Bootle 07.03.2012
Bruce, Fiona Conservative Party Congleton 07.03.2012
Caton, Martin Labour Party Gower 14.03.2012
Coffey, Therese Conservative Party Suffolk Coastal 20.03.2012
Crausby, David Labour Party Bolton North East 16.04.2012
Dobbin, Jim Labour Party Heywood and Middleton 07.03.2012
Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party Belfast North 08.03.2012
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party Foyle 08.03.2012
Glass, Pat Labour Party North West Durham 09.03.2012
Hancock, Mike Liberal Democrats Portsmouth South 15.03.2012
Leech, John Liberal Democrats Manchester Withington 13.03.2012
Leigh, Edward Conservative Party Gainsborough 20.03.2012
McCrea, Dr William Democratic Unionist Party South Antrim 14.03.2012
Meale, Alan Labour Party Mansfield 08.03.2012
Mulholland, Greg Liberal Democrats Leeds North West 15.03.2012
Murphy, Paul Labour Party Torfaen 14.03.2012
Rogerson, Dan Liberal Democrats North Cornwall 09.03.2012
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 08.03.2012
Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party Upper Bann 12.03.2012