Leader of pro-life organization swarmed by ‘screaming pro-abortion mob’ in UK

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The leader of a pro-life organization was forced to contend with a screaming pro-abortion mob after she visited the University of Manchester in the UK last week.

Madeline Page, CEO of the Alliance of Pro-life Students (APS), had to be escorted from the university by local police after a “screaming mob” followed her when she left. Page was at the college to engage students and to give a talk titled, “Grill the pro-lifer.”

“This was an opportunity for any student, whatever they think about abortion, to ask questions and for me to explain why I am pro-life,” she explained in a press release. “I gave 15 minutes of input followed by an hour of discussion. Before the event even started though, I knew there were going to be problems.”

“There had been a concerted hate campaign about me before I had even arrived at the university. One social media user described me as a ‘f**king n*b head.'”

Though Page said the talk was fruitful and three pro-choice students engaged with her respectfully, things turned ugly when she tried to leave.

“When we left the event, the police were really helpful but the mob still did their best to intimidate those present,” she explained. “I was separated from the rest of the group and swarmed by students hurling verbal abuse. The police had to form a physical barrier between the mob and me for my protection.”

Video of the incident was shared on social media.

Warning: Explicit content.


Page was forced to alter her travel arrangements after the event because her plans were deemed “too dangerous.”

“I had to change my pick-up location because the police advised that the initial one was not safe and it also would not have been safe to go directly to my hotel,” she said.

Pro-abortion students at the University of Manchester also previously formed a mob and tried to shut down a pro-life talk in February. Many of them have actively been working to shut down a university pro-life group.

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Right To Life UK spokesperson Catherine Robinson spoke out against the incident.

“The pro-choice protesters at the University of Manchester have once again disgraced themselves and their university. It is astounding that the university apparently does so little in the face of the physical intimidation and vile verbal abuse that the pro-life students, and Madeline in particular, had to face,” she said.

“This was an opportunity for them to ‘grill the pro-lifer’, to ask her difficult questions and make her justify the pro-life position on abortion. They chose to squander that opportunity and hurl abuse instead. The University of Manchester must make suitable provision to ensure that this does not happen again.”

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