Courtesy of Daily Mail
'A Christian health worker who faced the sack after giving an NHS colleague a booklet about the potential dangers of abortion has been allowed to return to work.
Margaret Forrester, 39, claimed to have been ‘bullied’ and ‘treated like a criminal’ for expressing her religious views, but said yesterday that she has now been offered a better job at the same NHS trust.
Christian campaigners yesterday hailed it as a ‘victory for freedom of conscience and freedom of speech’.
Miss Forrester, a Roman Catholic, claims she was suspended in November last year after she handed the £4 pro-life booklet called Forsaken – published by a charity – to her colleague.
It detailed the physical and psychological trauma experienced by five women from Taunton, Somerset, who terminated their pregnancies.
She said she offered it to a family planning worker during a private conversation because she felt the NHS did not give enough information about the potential risks of abortion.
The mental health worker, who has been employed by the NHS for six years, said there was no sign her colleague, with whom she had discussed abortion, was offended by the booklet or by their conversation.'
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