An international anti-abortion campaign is deploying lawyers and activists in Scotland to try to extend the rollback of reproductive rights in the United States across the Atlantic.
Shawn Carney, the Texas-based president of 40 Days for Life, said “Scotland should be very proud” of Donald Trump for electing the Supreme Court justices who overturned the constitutional right to abortion in the US in June. The former president’s mother was Scottish and he owns two golf courses in Scotland.
Carney, 40, a father of eight, has leapt to the defence of his activists who are facing a growing backlash to their “vigils” outside Scottish hospitals.
Last week Greg Irwin, 55, a consultant at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow, urged the public to film and