Posts Tagged ‘Auckland University’

Ban on prolife club at university like banning books say Bishops

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

Bid to ban anti-abortion club voted down

Friday, July 20th, 2012

A move to ban an anti-abortion club from the Auckland University Students’ Association has been defeated overwhelmingly after an emotional debate about free speech. A special general meeting attended by a large and noisy crowd in the university quad voted 227-125 yesterday against a motion to disaffiliate the ProLife Auckland club “for propagating harmful misinformation” Read more

Move at Auckland University to disaffiliate anti abortion club “quite uncommon”

Friday, June 8th, 2012

An anti abortion club at Auckland University may be disaffiliated after students complained about being harassed by its members. Prolife Auckland was affiliated in 2011 after the removal of an 8 year ban against pro-life clubs. Auckland University Student Association president Arena Williams has called for a special general meeting next month, which could see Read more