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Queensland abortion legislation is ‘a horrible law, a total disregard for innocent human life’

  BRISBANE Archbishop Mark Coleridge has questioned the integrity of the “so-called ‘conscience’ vote” when the Queensland Parliament voted to decriminalise abortion in a late-night extended session. The bill, which passed Queensland Parliament by 50 votes to 41 on October 17, allows for abortions up to 22 weeks, and beyond 22 weeks with the approval of a second doctor. These ... Read More »

We are not born as fully-formed moral agents

Pope John Paul II

IN conversation recently I have had occasion to notice an increasing number of people making ready reference to their “conscience” as justification for a particular decision or course of action. On the face of it this would seem a rather laudable development, were it not for the fact that the rapidity and regularity of the invocation has led me to ... Read More »

GP warns on abortion law

GP warns on abortion law

A MELBOURNE GP facing deregist-ration under Victorian abortion laws for refusing to refer a client for an abortion has warned similar laws could soon spread to other states. Dr Mark Hobart, who runs a practice at Sunshine North, gave the example of proposed abortion laws under discussion in Tasmania – Tasmanian Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations) Bill 2013. “These laws ... Read More »

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