Abortion law reform plans criticised by women's groups

' Charities and health bodies call on equalities minister to intervene and
protect rights of women to get impartial advice A coalition of women's groups
has written to the equalities minister, Lynne Featherstone, urging her to
intervene in the row over backbenchers' attempts to reform abortion protocols.
They say the proposals could delay abortions and allow anti-abortion groups to
counsel women. '