Posts Tagged ‘Abortion decriminalisation’

Ardern and Little champions of abortion Comments 0

Monday, March 9th, 2020
democracy

The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern and the Minister of Justice, Andrew Little are upset that Members of Parliament should see graphic pictures of defenceless and weak unborn children who have been violently killed in abortions. Right to Life asks that if the images exposing the bodies of the brutally murdered victims of abortion are so Read more

More than 30 organisations sign letter supporting abortion law reform Comments 0

Thursday, March 5th, 2020

More than 30 organisations have signed an open letter supporting abortion law reform. The Government’s bill to take abortion out of the Crimes Act passed its second reading in parliament. Read more Related Posts:Government abortion law announcement ‘weeks away’ .…Archbishop Fisher ‘deeply saddened’ by advancement…Right to life petition opposes decriminalisation of abortionAbortion law changes revealed

Right to life petition opposes decriminalisation of abortion Comments 0

Thursday, November 21st, 2019
Right to Life petition

15,407 citizens have signed a petition opposing the decriminalisation of abortion and supporting the protection for women and the unborn. Right to life organised the petition. Representatives of the Society’s executive presented it to an assembly of invited MP’s on the steps of Parliament on Wednesday. The petition opposes abortion being taken out of the Crimes Read more

Eight women who have had abortions call for caution on law changes Comments 0

Monday, November 5th, 2018
abortions

Eight women who have had abortions have asked the prime minister to be cautious about any changes made to the abortion law. They have written Jacinda Ardern an open letter, published on Sunday as a full-page advertisement in the Sunday Star-Times, the Herald on Sunday and in the Dominion Post on Monday. Spokesperson Barbara Hill said that it was time Read more

Briefing paper on abortion law – NZ Catholic Bishops respond Comments 0

Monday, October 29th, 2018
abortion law

On Friday the Law Commission’s ministerial briefing paper providing advice to the Minister of Justice on proposed changes to the abortion law in New Zealand was released. Bishop Patrick Dunn, President of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, noted “the paper is substantial and so we need time to read it and give it careful Read more

Argentine Senate votes against decriminalising abortion Comments 0

Monday, August 13th, 2018

The Argentine Senate has voted against a bill to decriminalise abortion during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Senators voted 38-31 against the bill. In Argentina, abortion is allowed only in cases of rape and in risks to a woman’s health. Thousands of women, most of them poor, are hospitalised each year for complications linked Read more