Rachael Wong: Recognising the end of pregnancy in cases of abortion and miscarriage

NZ Herald 30 April 2019 Family First Comment: “It is because planned or unplanned, abortion or miscarriage, women in both situations have suffered the loss of a child and need time to grieve that loss.” Rachael Wong is speaking at our Forum on the Family in July. forumonthefamily.nz Frances Everard argued that providing bereavement leave after miscarriage should extend to abortion … Read More

Detailed images of baby heart inside the womb

BBC News 23 March 2019 Family First Comment: Superb technology, life-saving technology – but at 21 weeks, the unborn child may not be allowed to live if the Government adopts the recommendations of the Law Commission! Shocking. #TakeMyHandNotMyLife www.chooselife.nz Watch how the foetus jumps around the inside the womb in MRI scan footage See the 3D image of a foetal … Read More

Unborn Kiwis need more protection, not less

Gisborne Herald 13 January 2019 Family First Comment: “Abortion is not just a women’s rights issue; it is a human rights issue. The point is not whether women are capable of making good decisions. It’s that no individual should hold such untrammelled power — the power of life and death — over another human being.” #chooselife It’s time to update our … Read More

Labor promises free abortions, pushes to decriminalise procedure in federal election pitch (Australia)

ABC News 6 March 2019 Family First Comment: Labour – the party of death in Australia… “A federal Labor government would REQUIRE public hospitals to offer termination services as part of their Commonwealth funding arrangement.” #chooselife #takemyhandnotmylife Taxpayer-funded abortions will be offered in public hospitals as part of an election pledge to be outlined by Labor today. Late-term abortions could also … Read More

FACT: Late-Term Abortions Are Never Medically Necessary

The Federalist 26 February 2019 Family First Comment: “Defending New York’s late-term abortion law as necessary to protect maternal and fetal health is disingenuous, if not downright dishonest. There is no situation in which late abortion is the only, or even the best, solution to a maternal or fetal health crisis.” #chooselife For babies with abnormalities, perinatal hospice is an option. … Read More

US Democrats block Republican ‘Born-Alive’ anti-abortion bill

Stuff co.nz 26 February 2019  The US Senate has voted to block consideration of a measure that would punish any doctor who fails to provide medical care to a ‘child born alive’ after an attempted abortion. All but three Democrats voted against a procedural motion on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, denying it the necessary 60 votes to proceed. … Read More

‘Fixing her before she’s born’ – Unborn baby removed from mother’s womb, operated on then put back in

NewsHub 12 February 2019 Family First Comment: “We were told our little girl had spina bifida. We were offered continuing pregnancy, ending pregnancy or a new option called fetal surgery – fixing her before she’s born. We had to do it.” #choosinglife 🎉 In a revolutionary new operation, an unborn baby has been removed from its mother’s womb, and then returned. … Read More

Anna Sinclair: Unborn Kiwis need more protection

Guest editorial: Unborn Kiwis need more protection NZ Herald 3 January 2019 Family First Comment: Excellent commentary from a Christchurch mum… “It’s time to update our abortion law. It’s the 21st Century; the law is 40 years old, and it needs to be modernised. That’s what we keep hearing, and I couldn’t agree more. Unfortunately, the proposals in the Law Commission’s … Read More

Media coverage of the March For Life NZ

Hundreds of pro-life advocates take to Wellington’s streets in opposition of abortion reform Stuff co.nz 8 December 2018  Several pro-life organisations have joined forces to ensure their voices are heard when it comes to the hot-button topic of abortion. Organised by five groups, the March for Life – touted as a counter-protest to this a similar pro-choice event earlier in the week – drew … Read More