Author: Paul Micallef, lab analyst

Marlene Farrugia’s recent bill has fanned the flames of debate (and I use that term loosely) concerning abortion. For clarity, I am pro-choice but I want to put forward the case why, even if you are pro-life, you should not be in favour of the current Maltese abortion law. Does the law achieve its goal of reducing or stopping abortions? The short answer to both is probably not. I say probably because the data regarding abortion in Malta is almost non-existent. What we can say is that a conservative estimate of 336 Maltese women obtained an abortion during the COVID-19…

Read More