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Pro-life ‘crisis pregnancy centre’ set to open in Edinburgh city-centre next term

American pro-life group Stanton International plans to launch a ‘crisis pregnancy centre’ in Edinburgh in a move Back Off Scotland’s co-founder says “should worry us all”. The Student can exclusively reveal that the centre will open next term in a city centre location, putting it in close proximity to two of the city’s universities. A […]

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How can Universities endorse both gender equality and Pro-Life societies?

CW: Sexual Assault, Abortion, Violence I was shocked to read that only six Russell Group Universities do not have a pro-life society. It struck me as a hypocritical move that leading universities across the UK claim to be committed to ensuring gender equality in higher education, and yet are endorsing societies which actively challenge the […]

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Edinburgh Life Society

Listed among the Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s extensive societies page is the ‘Life Society’, a pro-life organisation that seeks to ‘empower women…who feel abortion is their only choice’ and encourage them to feel that it is possible to be a young mother, whilst juggling work and education.  Life Society’s biography states they “believe in the […]

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Edinburgh students should back the “Back off Chalmers” group

Despite Covid-19 restrictions, Chalmers Sexual Health unit has seen monthly appearances of anti-abortion protests on their doorstep. In the wake of this, a group of University of Edinburgh students have set up the campaign group “Back Off Chalmers” to counter their protests. The campaign is working towards persuading Edinburgh Council to enforce a 100-metre buffer […]