Our Bodies, Our Choices

Our Bodies, Our Choices

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We are a coalition of women's groups and activists working together to highlight our concerns with the Crimes Amendment (Zoe's Law) Bill (No. 2) 2013

This Bill, for the first time in Australia, creates a concept of 'foetal personhood'. It also removes the link between a woman and her pregnancy from 20 weeks onwards, despite the Campbell Review saying that our current laws are the best way to deal with cases of pregnant women who are injured through criminal acts. You can find the Campbell Review and more information about us and the Bill ...

www.ourbodiesourchoice.weebly.com

We are a coalition of women's groups and activists working together to highlight our concerns with the Crimes Amendment (Zoe's Law) Bill (No. 2) 2013

This Bill, for the first time in Australia, creates a concept of 'foetal personhood'. It also removes the link between a woman and her pregnancy from 20 weeks onwards, despite the Campbell Review saying that our current laws are the best way to deal with cases of pregnant women who are injured through criminal acts. You can find the Campbell Review and more information about us and the Bill at http://ourbodiesourchoices.weebly.com

As you might be aware, foetal ‘legal personhood’ is a concept used by the radical Right in the United States to restrict or even ban safe abortions. Women risk their health and their families to access unsafe abortions, and are sometimes prosecuted for failing in their ‘legal duty’ to a ‘living person’ they are carrying. This has costs for their jobs, their families and their communities. Doctors may be prosecuted for doing their jobs, and women may die because of a lack of access to safe care.

 

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Contact members of the NSW Upper House to let them know you do not support the Bill, and Fred Nile's proposed amendment doesn't change that. 

 

With only three sitting days left in Parliament, our politicians need to know what we think about this Bill and Nile's proposed amendment. 

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