Who voted against all attempts to moderate the extreme abortion bill?

There were three specific amendments to the abortion legislation that were voted on last night. All three were designed to make the bill less extreme, and to balance the law just a small amount towards the unborn child. They were: 1.‘care of a child born’ – a requirement that a qualified health practitioner who performed an abortion that results in … Read More

MPs vote to remove abortion clinic safe zones from Bill

Radio NZ News 11 March 2020 Family First Comment: “In a confused vote in Parliament, MPs have done away with all sections of the Abortion Legislation Bill that would have made legally protected ‘safe areas’ possible outside clinics.” Whoops! 😊 The bill had its second reading in Parliament last night, in which possible changes were debated and voted on ahead … Read More

In two countries with liberal regimes, abortion rates have increased

Iona Institute 6 March 2020 Family First Comment: Two national reports on abortion, one from the Netherlands and one from England and Wales, have confirmed that abortion rates do not decline with more liberal laws, as the pro-choice incorrectly repeat Two national reports on abortion, one from the Netherlands and one from England and Wales, have confirmed that abortion rates do not decline … Read More

Abortion and men: ‘It’s traumatic for everybody’

Stuff co.nz 9 March 2020 Family First Comment: “Each time, the decision was made by John and his partner together, based on various circumstances. But that didn’t make it easier. “It’s a hell of a tough call, whichever way you go. It’s bloody traumatic for everybody. It should never be one person’s decision, if possible … When you’re in a relationship with … Read More

MPs who moved from yes to no on abortion in the 2nd Reading

FROM NATIONAL Maggie Barry Simon Bridges Sarah Dowie Paul Goldsmith Nathan Guy Denise Lee Todd McClay Todd Muller Alastair Scott Lawrence Yule 10 FROM LABOUR Damien O’Connor Greg O’Connor Nanaia Mahuta Jamie Strange Meka Whaitiri 5

Carolyn’s story – “I tried to end my life after my abortion”

19 years ago, 17-year-old Carolyn made a permanent decision to a temporary problem. She was unexpectedly pregnant, and she mistakenly thought that an abortion was the only solution. After the abortion, she attempted to take her own life. Fortunately, she was unsuccessful. “If only someone had let me know about adoption, or shown me an ultrasound of my baby, or … Read More

Trump to Congress: ban late term abortion, every child is a miracle of life

President Donald Trump reiterated his call for a ban on late-term abortion during his annual State of the Union address Tuesday evening, while drawing the country’s attention to a living, smiling example of the children who could have been be legally killed had their mothers made a different “choice.” “As we pray for all who are sick, we know that … Read More