In May 2008 in the abortion amendments to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill (now Act), Lyn Brown voted to keep the current time limit of 24 weeks in line with the scientific and medical consensus.
In February 2015 Lyn Brown voted in favour of allowing mitochondrial donation, which would allow women who carried mitochondrial diseases to give birth to children who would not inherit the disease. An October 2014 briefing report by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), which had been investigating the issue for three years, stated that there was no evidence to show that mitochondrial donation was unsafe. However, some religious groups had said that such procedures should not be allowed. After clearing both Houses, mitochondrial donation is now legal, regulated by the HFEA.
In June 2008, the Ms Brown signed Early Day Motion 1770, protesting the uncritical promotion by the media of Dore, a claimed miracle cure for dyslexia, in the absence of scientific proof of its value. 
Prayers at Local Authority Meetings
On 16th December 2014, Ms Brown spoke in Parliament in favour of the Local Government (Religious etc. Observances) Bill 2014-15, which would allow prayers, religious observances or philosophical observations to take place as part of the business of local authorities in England and Wales.
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