Posts Tagged ‘Abortion’

Prime Minister Jacinda Adern is wrong Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Prime Minister

Prime Minister, Ms Jacinda Adern repeatedly says the Labour-led Government will be measured by the way it treats its most vulnerable. Right to Life makes no apology for speaking up on behalf of women and the New Zealand’s most vulnerable; the unborn. It speaks for the authentic feminist position, namely to oppose abortion, which is violence Read more

No abortion changes until ‘well into next year’ Comments 0

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Abortion will come back into contention as Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, has promised a reform of the abortion law. However, the policy does not appear in the Labour Party’s 100-day plan. Justice Minister Andrew Little says it would be “well into next year” before any changes.said the government remained committed to modernising the law. Continue Read more

Abortion row at university torpedoes annual best club competition Comments 0

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
club competition

A row between an Auckland University anti-abortion group and a feminist group forced organisers to shut down a light-hearted student club competition and start again. Students choose the best club annually by voting with a thumbs-up symbol or ‘like’ on Facebook. The Campus Feminist Collective said it became suspicious when it saw the anti-abortion club Read more

Abortion is Amnesty’s top priority Comments 1

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Amnesty International spent €275,463 in Ireland promoting abortion in 2016. It is the top priority for the human rights charity and accounts for more than half of Amnesty’s war chest. The Irish Sun reports that by contrast, the human rights group spent €89,370 on stopping torture, €55,537 on anti-discrimination, €34,983 on the abolition of the death Read more

Move to ban prolife club judged unconstitutional Comments 0

Monday, October 9th, 2017

A provisional decision to disaffiliate ProLife Auckland from the Auckland University Students’ Association (AUSA) will not proceed after legal advice found the move to be unconstitutional and void. In August, an online referendum was held that contained a double question: “Should AUSA disaffiliate the ProLife Club and ban any clubs with similar ideology from affiliating in the Read more

British MP hounded for Catholic views Comments 0

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

A British MP is being given a hard time for his Catholic views: opposing abortion in all circumstances and disagreeing with same-sex marriage. In an interview on Good Morning Britain, Jacob Rees-Mogg said he was “completely opposed to abortion” including in cases of rape and incest. “Life is sacrosanct and begins at the point of Read more

Sixty-one percent of UK Catholic say abortion is ok Comments 0

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

British Catholics who believe “the law should allow an abortion if a woman decides on her own she does not wish to have a child” rose to 61 per cent in 2016. This is a large increase from 39 per cent in 2012 and 33 per cent in 1985, the 2016 British Social Attitudes survey Read more

Abortion – Down’s syndrome advocacy group condemn pledge to decriminalise Comments 1

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

A Down’s syndrome advocacy group has condemned Jacinda Ardern’s pledge to decriminalise abortion, saying it will allow abortion for disability till up to 40 weeks. Ardern has responded by saying abortions up to 40 weeks would not be made legal under Labour. Despite this, Saving Downs created a social media post using Labour’s campaign slogan Read more

Ban on prolife club at university like banning books say Bishops Comments 0

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops (NZCBC) have expressed concern at the decision of Auckland University’s student Association (AUSA) to ban a ProLife Club. “The Catholic Church has learned through dark periods in our own history that banning free-thinking and persecuting those with different views is a shameful and retrograde step for society,” said Bishop Patrick Read more

Auckland University referendum on disaffiliating pro-life club Comments 0

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

The fate of a university anti-abortion club will be decided this week in a referendum that could see it disaffiliated. Auckland University Students Association members are now able to vote on whether the ProLife Auckland group should remain affiliated with the association. The referendum also asks whether clubs with a “similar ideology” should be banned from Read more