Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

Labour-led government to substitue truth and justice with personal opinion Comments 0

Monday, October 29th, 2018
Jacinda Ardern Law Commission, Labour-led government

The Law Commission’s report on alternative approaches to abortion law portrays a day of infamy, betrayal, shameful injustice and the denial of the dignity of women and of motherhood. The choice of the Labour-led government to trample on the human rights of our precious unborn and the right of women to be protected from the Read more

Abortion lobby group complains to Human Rights Commission Comments 0

Monday, October 8th, 2018
Human Rights Commission

Six women who have sought abortion care and lobby group The Abortion Law Reform Association (ALRANZ), have taken a complaint to the Human Rights Commission alleging abortion laws discriminate against pregnant people. “ALRANZ is joined by five individual complainants whose experiences illustrate how New Zealand’s current abortion laws discriminate against women and pregnant people, resulting Read more

The hypocracy of Jacinda Ardern Comments 0

Thursday, September 27th, 2018
Jacinda Ardern Law Commission, Labour-led government

I commend Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern for condemning chemical warfare. Recently she stated, “New Zealand condemns any use of chemical weapons, whether it is in Syria or on the streets of the UK. “New Zealand believes all states must adhere to obligations under international law, including in respect of chemical weapons.” It is however inconsistent Read more

Argentinian Catholics encouraged to renounce faith Comments 0

Monday, August 20th, 2018
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A Collective Apostasy movement in Argentina is encouraging Catholics to renounce their faith. The movement, led by the Argentine Coalition for a Secular State, began a week after an anti-abortion choice Senate vote sent thousands of Argentinians out into the streets to protest. The Church lobbied against the legalised abortion bill. Every year, about 500,000 Read more

Abortion debate Argentina vs. Ireland: what made the difference? Comments 0

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
abortion

Early in the morning of Aug. 9, Argentina’s Senate soundly defeated a measure to legalize abortion through 14 weeks of pregnancy. (Their current law permits abortion in cases of sexual violence and to protect the mother’s health.) The intense debate—both in the culture at large and in the Senate chamber—often invoked a similar process that 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

Shortland Street’s Down syndrome storyline inappropriate and offensive Comments 0

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

A suggestion to abort a Down syndrome pregnancy in the popular New Zealand television soap opera Shortland Street has drawn fire from The Down Syndrome Association. They say they weren’t consulted about the storyline which is described as reflecting outdated thinking and failing to represent an inclusive society. Association spokesperson Kim Porthouse said the organisation Read more

Prolife supporters deliver 13,285 pairs of booties to Parliament Comments 0

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Both sides of the abortion debate demonstrated on Parliament’s front lawn on Wednesday. The Voice for Life prolife group laid out 13,285 pairs of baby booties on the lawn to represent the number of foetuses aborted in 2017. There was tension and some scuffles when a prochoice demonstrator started picking up handfuls of booties and Read more

New Zealand’s abortion rate rises slightly, though teen abortions fall Comments 0

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

The number of abortions in New Zealand has risen slightly, reversing a decade-long trend. The abortion rate among women aged 15 to 44 was 13.7 per 1000 women last year, up from 13.5 per cent in 2016. Continue reading Related Posts:Marriage and divorce statistics fallAbortion is Amnesty’s top priorityAbortions up to birth possibleIrish vote shows Read more

Aborting sick, disabled children reflects Nazi mentality Comments 0

Monday, June 18th, 2018

Aborting sick and disabled children reflects a Nazi eugenics mentality, says Pope Francis. Speaking to members of the Forum of Family Associations on Saturday, Francis decried the “fashion” for prenatal testing of an unborn child’s health with a view to aborting those that are sick or disabled. He told the Forum this practice is “the Read more