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Abortion Europe

France to codify ‘right to abortion’ in constitution

The French National Assembly yesterday voted to introduce a “right to abortion” in the French Constitution, less than two weeks after thousands of French citizens participated in the Paris March for Life. Source: CNA.

Abortion New Zealand

NZ bishops want new Government to promote policies that reduce abortion

New Zealand’s bishops say the rise in abortion numbers since a 2020 law change is a tragedy and they want the new coalition Government to promote policies that reduce stresses that can lead to mothers opting for abortion. Source: NZ Catholic.

Abortion Queensland

Queensland to allow nurses and midwives to prescribe abortion pills

Queensland will become the first jurisdiction to allow nurses and midwives to prescribe medical abortion pills under new laws aimed at expanding abortion access in regional parts of the state. Source: The Australian.

Abortion United States

Abortion to be ‘preeminent priority’ in voting guide for US Catholics

The United States bishops will continue to highlight the threat of abortion as a “preeminent priority” in the introduction to a guide they’ll disseminate to Catholic voters ahead of the 2024 election. Source: CNA.

Abortion Europe

Church alarmed by Macron’s abortion amendment for French constitution

The Church in France has voiced alarm at President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement that France would add the right to abortion into its constitution next year. Source: The Tablet.

Abortion Western Australia

Reforms to WA’s abortion laws pass

Reforms to Western Australia’s abortion laws have passed the state’s Parliament, including removing the need for women to be referred for an abortion by a doctor. Source: ABC News.


MP rebuked after likening abortion due to Down syndrome to ‘eugenics’

Conservative Liberal MP Nick Goiran has likened abortion due to the discovery of Down syndrome to “eugenics” as debate on the state’s abortion laws continued in the West Australian Parliament last week. Source: The West Australian. 

Abortion Western Australia

Push to retain mandatory counselling for women seeking abortion in WA

A West Australian Liberal MP has indicated she will oppose removing mandatory counselling for women seeking abortion in a bill to reform the state’s laws, while another has indicated support for a pro-life Labor MP’s amendments. Source: The West Australian.

Abortion Western Australia

WA bill would allow under 16s abortions without parental consent

Teenagers under the age of 16 in Western Australia would be allowed to seek an abortion without the permission of a parent or guardian under a major bill set to be introduced this week. Source: