Posts Tagged ‘rights of unborn’

Making abortion easier to get does not address serious underlying issues

Monday, August 12th, 2019

The New Zealand Catholic Bishops have expressed their concern about the proposed new abortion regime for New Zealand. However, they look forward to contributing to what they hoped would be an honest, respectful dialogue that explored the complexities surrounding abortion. The Bishops hear about abortion from a wide community of Catholic women and men said Read more

Unborn child ineligible for estate claim

Friday, December 20th, 2013

A child conceived but not born when his mother married his stepfather cannot claim from his dead stepfather’s estate because he was not “living” when they wed, the Supreme Court has ruled. The child was born in 1995, seven months after his mother married a man who was not his father. The mother and stepfather Read more

Board forced to bring in outsiders to staff Invercargill abortion facility

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

In New Zealand, the Southland District Health Board has been unable to find a doctor or nurses at the Southland Hospital to assist in terminating the lives of unborn children at the Hospital. In August, a senior paediatrician, Dr Vili Sotutu, resigned in protest against abortions, but was later re-employed after discussions with hospital authorities. Read more