Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tim Farron says he’s pro-choice after 2007 interview emerges


Liberal Democrat leader called abortion ‘wrong’ in article published in War Cry magazine, but now says he supports the law as it stands

Tim Farron claimed that “abortion is wrong” and something that he would like to wish away in a 2007 interview with a Salvation Army publication that he later claimed he had never read, seen or heard of.

The Liberal Democrat leader has now, for the first time, declared himself pro-choice after the Guardian obtained a hard copy of his comments in the War Cry magazine.

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May 17, 2017 at 03:04AM

from Anushka Asthana Political editor