Abortion: Lives are at stake, we have to act

As a new decade begins, New Zealand awaits the report of the Abortion Legislation Bill.  Just a small number of politicians have been tasked with the responsibility of weighing the evidence presented. Tabled for Friday 14 February, the Abortion Legislation…

The philosophy behind a peaceful presence outside abortion centres

When a great tragedy occurs in a community, caring citizens often come together to grieve, pay their respects to the victims and to show support for those left behind.  Flowers are laid at the site and often candle light vigils…

Abortion Legislation Bill: FLI’s Oral Submission

Thank you for the opportunity to speak today.  I am Michelle Kaufman the Communication Director.  This is Clare McClean who is the Co-ordinator for our Gianna’s Choice Pregnancy Options and Support service and Amie Kaufman, who represents our youth. Our…

Abortion Legislation Bill: FLI’s Written Submission

As an organisation which serves pregnant women and their families, many of whom are facing unexpected and difficult pregnancies, our organisation opposes the Abortion Legislation Bill. Decriminalising Abortion One of the stated purposes of the Bill is to take it…

UnPlanned Movie New Zealand Screenings

*UnPlanned Movie screenings updated Monday 15 October 2019. UnPlanned tells the incredible transforming story of Abby Johnson, a former Planned Parenthood clinic director, turned pro-life advocate. All Abby ever wanted to do was to help women, and she believed she…

Abortion Legislation Bill: how to make a submission

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The Labour government's abortion bill is now before the Abortion Legislation Select Committee. Members of the public have less than six weeks to share their views through the submission process. Submissions must be received by the newly formed Abortion Legislation…

Majority of MPs choose ideology over regard for human life in abortion vote

Family Life International is appalled at the blatant disregard for human life shown by the majority of New Zealand’s politicians at the first reading of the abortion legislation bill. “This Bill denies the humanity of the pre-born child and takes…