Commentary

Whales and babies

This morning I watched the 7am National news reporting on a beached Humpback whale on the Gold Coast.  The news piece lasted just short of 10 minutes.   As the waves rolled in, the whale looked like it might swim back out to sea; people cheered and then groaned while one...

More abortion reform

As abortion advocates begin to agitate for abortion law reform in New South Wales, it is a good time to revisit the kinds of misinformation that our politicians may be using to frame their decision making.   In the lead up to Tasmanian reform, women's groups including Hobart Women's Health Centre,...

Victorian Late Term Abortion figures released

The long awaited late term abortion figures from the Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity, Victoria have finally been released.   The report which details the 2010 and 2011 data is available on our website here and shows a continuing tragic picture specifically for women seeking termination for...

More Shaw…

It is interesting that Independent MP, Geoff Shaw's misuse of a few words when talking about unborn babies has 'created an international stir' and is described as originating from a 'unique grasp of biology'. If using incorrect terminology suggests an incorrect understanding of biology, then many abortion advocates must also...

Changes to Abortion law in Victoria

Victorian Liberal MP, Geoff Shaw raises some interesting issues with regard to abortion engendering the usual hysterical outbursts from radicals only concerned about the availability of abortion, rather than safety and informed consent. Described by the Herald Sun as ‘Geoff Shaw’s abortion shock’, there is nothing particularly new about Mr...
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