Abortion Legislation Bill, prayer, safe areas and action

We live in important times.  Prayer is the backbone of every action to defeat the culture of death that prevails around us.  Jesus tells us “apart from me you can do nothing,” (cf. John 15). This week New Zealand’s politicians…

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…

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…

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…

Government removes protection for pre-born children in new abortion legislation

Andrew Little, Minister of Justice, announced the abortion legislation bill which will remove the rights of pre-born children and limit the freedoms of those who defend their right to life. In a press conference this morning, Little declared that the…