New Zealand and New South Wales are both trying to reform their abortion laws right now – and in our case, that reform is happening for the first time in 42 years.
Undoubtedly, the proposed law will be better than the 1977 legislation it replaces. Yet surely, you’d hope there would be progress, 42 years down the track.
Long ago, politics was defined as a blood sport, and many MPs feel pretty chuffed about their take-no-prisoners approach…
As many observers have noted, New Zealand has a very conservative abortion law in place that has always been interpreted liberally in practice…
The 1977 legislation is a conservative law on the books that has been interpreted liberally in practice.
New Zealanders support greater availability of abortion than the current law allows.
The Supreme Court’s recent upholding of the status quo on abortion access doesn’t fix the problems our outdated abortion laws continue to create
A hostile law, and stretched services, are pushing women onto the Internet for abortion care
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