“Safe area” legislation threatens to shut down peaceful prayer vigils

A Bill which would legalize the implementation of so-called “safe areas” around selected abortion centres in New Zealand has been introduced to Parliament. The Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion (Safe Areas) Amendment Bill was introduced by Louisa Wall (Labour) on 28…

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…