Posts Tagged ‘Voice for life’

ASA: No grounds for complaint about pro-life billboard

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

The NZ Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has rejected a complaint by Terry Bellamak about a pro-life billboard. Bellamak is the head of the Abortion Law Reform Association of NZ (ALRANZ). Bellamak submitted an official complaint calling Voice For Life’s (VFL) billboard (pictured above) on Cuba Street in Wellington “offensive” and claiming that it violated rules around ‘social Read more

Town divided over abortion

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

The abortion debate is heating up in Thames with a pro-choice group vowing to demonstrate each week alongside pro-life protesters. The demonstration is in response to a regular demonstration by pro life group Voice for Life demonstrators. Abortion Law Reform Association (ALRANZ) member Scott Summerfield said the aim of the demonstration was to support women Read more

Two right-to-life groups criticise coroner’s euthanasia comments

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The Wellington regional coroner Ian Smith is acting irresponsibly in failing to recognise the real dangers of lethal elder abuse, says Bernard Moran who is the national president of Voice for Life Inc. “Smith is within his coronial rights to describe Edna Gluyas’ death as suicide or euthanasia, but to call for Parliament to yet again confront euthanasia is Read more

Bay of Plenty Pro-Life Trust promises help for pregnant women

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

An advertisement  in the Bay of Plenty Times in Friday 2 August  and a lists 25 local ministers of religion who promise pregnant women that they will do all they can to “bring a healthier solution for you and life to your precious child.” The advertisment was placed by the Voice for Life Bay of Plenty Charitable Trust. Read more

Abortions in 2012 lowest in 20 years

Friday, June 21st, 2013

The number of abortions performed in New Zealand has fallen to its lowest rate in almost 20 years. Statistics New Zealand figures, released on Wednesday, show a total of 14,745 induced abortions were performed last year, 1118 fewer than in 2011. There were 193 abortions per 1000 known pregnancies last year, compared with 204 the Read more