There's a rather noteworthy fact to be considered by British politicos as they consider lowering the gestational age limit for legal abortions; namely, there are hundreds of babies born in the U.K. each year that are below the current limits! A substantial number of those babies survive and thrive.
And with the ongoing development of technology, drugs, and treatments, an even greater percentage will survive and thrive in the years to come.
Remember Sandra Day O'Connor's musings on Roe's trimester system...that technology and advanced medical knowledge was putting it on a "collision course" with science?
Here's the Telegraph story with more.