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Victoria’s shame – ban on abortion protests

Media Release Friday 27 November 2015

“Today is a tragic day for the smallest Victorians – those living in the womb of their mothers,” said Margaret Tighe, President of Right to Life Australia following the passage through the Victorian Parliament of the Public Health and Wellbeing Amendment (Safe Access Zones) Act 2015 in the early hours of today.

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Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Right to Life Australia media release

“Truth was the first casualty of the debate about the so-called “Public Health and Wellbeing (Safe Access Zones) Bill 2015” in the Legislative Assembly today,” said Dr Katrina Haller, Chief Executive Officer of The Right to Life Australia.

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Victoria NOT the Garden State

Julia Medew’s report in today’s (27/10/15) Age “Abortion Tourism thriving in Victoria” reflects a situation that should make the Andrews’ government hang its head in shame.

No longer are we the “garden state” but rather Australia’s “abortion state”.Since passage of the “Abortion Law Reform Act 2008 pushed through parliament by Daniel Andrews – then the Brumby government’s Health Minister – abortions can be carried out up till birth. Indeed, (as per the Medew article) on the demand - by a Victorian woman for an abortion at 26 weeks on psycho-social grounds (Age 23/10/15) illustrated, are expected to be provided.

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Troy Newman Update

Despite the visa revocation of our keynote speaker - Troy Newman - and his subsequent return to the USA, we pledged to continue his tour around the nation sending members of the Right to Life team to address our groups. 

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LATEST NEWS

On Wednesday night we received the fantastic news that the Tasmanian House of Assembly voted down the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2016 16-8! This was the third attempt in 10 years to try to introduce an assisted dying bill. Here's the record of who voted for and against the bill:

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WHAT WE DO

The Right to Life Australia Inc. defends the right to life of all human beings from conception until natural death. We lobby government for legal protection of the most vulnerable in society – the unborn baby, elderly, sick and those with disabilities. Right to Life Australia provides free counselling to women facing crisis pregnancies.  We are non-party political and non-denominational.

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