Tag Archives: Abortion Law Reform

Baby ‘Left to Die’ after Failed Abortion — The BFD

righttolife.org.uk A baby born alive after an unsuccessful late-term abortion was “left gasping without medical assistance for two hours before dying” at a hospital in New Zealand. The incident follows the passing of the Abortion Legislation Bill introduced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Government in 2020, which introduced the most extreme abortion law in the world…

via Baby ‘Left to Die’ after Failed Abortion — The BFD

Letter Sent to all NZ MP’s Voting against Abortion Legislation Bill Amendments — Right to Life New Zealand

 

The following letter was sent to all NZ MP’s who voted against SOP’s tabled by Simon O’Connor and Agnes Loheni to the Abortion Legislation Bill that would have mitigated harm under that bill. Dear MP, Please vote to protect women and the unborn from violence by voting against the Abortion Legislation Bill at the third…

via Letter Sent to all NZ MP’s Voting against Abortion Legislation Bill Amendments — Right to Life New Zealand

A Dark Day in our History Parliament Abandons Women and their Unborn Children — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Media Release 18th March 2020 Parliament today passed the Labour led government Abortion Legislation Bill by 68 to 51. This represents an unprecedented attack on the family, on the status and dignity of women and on the right to life of New Zealanders in the first nine months of life. Our right to life is…

via A Dark Day in our History Parliament Abandons Women and their Unborn Children — Right to Life New Zealand

The NZ Church is Coming Together Against the Abortion Legislation Bill — Right to Life New Zealand

 

It is very encouraging to see the New Zealand churches responding and finally standing up in opposition to the Abortion Legislation bill. Letters have been sent to Jacinda Ardern from New Zealand’s Church leaders expressing major concern over this bill. Church leaders in Auckland have sent Jacinda Ardern a letter condemning the bill (See below),…

via The NZ Church is Coming Together Against the Abortion Legislation Bill — Right to Life New Zealand

Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

 

NewsHub 9 March 2020Family First Comment: Finally! TV3’s The Project actually has something worth repeating….“In New Zealand, pregnancy scans give a probability of a baby having Down syndrome, but it’s only about 80 percent accurate. Many women whose babies test positive will terminate the pregnancy. In the United Kingdom where a more accurate blood test…

via Parents of children with Down syndrome don’t want community targeted in abortion law reform — Family First NZ

HOW THEY VOTED: Who Voted to Protect the Unborn Child (2nd Reading) — Family First NZ

 

3 March 2020 It was another dark and shameful day today as 81 members of Parliament voted for a radical bill that attempts to remove any legal recognition or protection of the unborn child, and introduces one of the most radical abortion laws in the world. Below is the voting record. We are very very grateful…

via HOW THEY VOTED: Who Voted to Protect the Unborn Child (2nd Reading) — Family First NZ

Parliament Abandons Protecting Women & Unborn Children — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Last night Parliament shamefully passed the Abortion Legislation Bill by 81 to 39Parliament believes that the unborn child is not a human being and has no right to life until it is born. That the unborn child is a chattel and is the property of the mother. That it is not a crime to kill…

via Parliament Abandons Protecting Women & Unborn Children — Right to Life New Zealand

Abortion Bill passes first reading 94-23 — Your NZ

Following speeches by many MPs in parliament today the Abortion Bill passed it’s first reading by 94 votes to 23. Three MPs didn’t vote. This is a large majority, but it’s just the first of three votes, with some MPs wanting the Bill to progress to public submissions, but with no guarantee of supporting it […]

via Abortion Bill passes first reading 94-23 — Your NZ

Late Term Abortions Will Increase With Abortion Reform — Family First NZ

Media Release 7 August 2019 Family First NZ says that proposed abortion law reform will lead to more late term abortions, and radical abortion groups have no problem with abortions at any time for any reason. “Currently the Crimes Act allows for an abortion after 20 weeks gestation only in exceptional circumstances. Official Information Act…

via Late Term Abortions Will Increase With Abortion Reform — Family First NZ

Radical Abortion Law Reform Is Deeply Anti-Human Rights — Family First NZ

 

Media Release 4 August 2019 Family First NZ is shocked and dismayed with the Government’s coming release tomorrow of attempts to radically liberalise abortion laws, and says it is deeply anti-human rights. “The focus of this proposed abortion policy shift is entirely on women having a right to an abortion, but completely ignores both the status of…

via Radical Abortion Law Reform Is Deeply Anti-Human Rights — Family First NZ

Jacinda’s Abortion Bill Promotes Increased Violence on Women and the Unborn — Right to Life New Zealand

 

Media Release Sunday 4th August Right to Life has learned through Newshub tonight that Jacinda’s Abortion Bill will be publicly released tomorrow. In a ‘news’ article which may as well be a promotional piece for those promoting abortion law reform Newshub’s Tova O’Brien gives us her personal pro-abortion views on the matter. In spite of…

via Jacinda’s Abortion Bill Promotes Increased Violence on Women and the Unborn — Right to Life New Zealand

Minimal Support For Removing Abortion From Crimes Act — Family First NZ

 

Media Release 14 October 2018 Family First NZ says that information received from the Law Commission under the Official Information Act reveals that the Law Commission received almost 3,500 submissions regarding the abortion law review, and of those submissions, just 18% – less than one in five – supported removing abortion from the Crimes Act.…

via Minimal Support For Removing Abortion From Crimes Act — Family First NZ

Big Read: Abortion law reform – what’s at stake? — Family First NZ

NZ Herald 17 June 2018Family First Comment: “Those who argue for the decriminalisation of abortion do so by prioritising the right of the pregnant woman to self-determination regarding decisions affecting her own body. The right of the unborn child to life, even the humanity of the unborn baby must be considered secondary, or denied entirely,…

via Big Read: Abortion law reform – what’s at stake? — Family First NZ

Jacqui de Ruiter: Where are the women in abortion law-reform discussion? — Family First NZ

NZ Herald 16 April 2018Family First Comment: Superb commentary:“Terry Bellamak, national president of ALRANZ Abortion Rights Aotearoa, outlined its hopes for the commission in a column for the Herald of April 6. She made no mention of women – those who have an unplanned pregnancy and are worried about the effects pregnancy and a baby…

via Jacqui de Ruiter: Where are the women in abortion law-reform discussion? — Family First NZ

Input wanted on Abortion Law Reform — Your NZ

The Law Commission has an Abortion Law Reform website and are asking for input into a review of the current laws covering abortions which are not fit for purpose and are overdue for a decent tidy up). Law Commission – Abortion Law reform We are advising the Government on how the law could treat abortion […]

via Input wanted on Abortion Law Reform — Your NZ

Government takes first steps towards abortion law reform — Family First NZ

Stuff co.nz 21 January 2018Abortion law reform is back on the table with a new Government but not everyone supports the move to take abortion out of the Crimes Act. Jo Moir investigates the arguments for and against liberalising abortion. Marina Young was 20 when she and her boyfriend found out they were having a…

via Government takes first steps towards abortion law reform — Family First NZ

Abortion law reform

This morning The Nation asked Is it time for abortion law reform? The Nation has spoken to a number of women about their experiences. Some didn’t want to be identified. The common theme is that seeking an abortion in New Zealand is a drawn-out process that adds stress and discomfort to an already fraught situation. […]

via Abortion law reform — Your NZ