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SA: Vote for life this election

On 19 March 2022 SA goes to the polls. This is the “Life Election.” 

In this Parliament, many MPs voted to support the Attorney-General (Vicki Chapman)’s legislation which brought in abortion to birth in SA.

Critically 26 MPs voted against Minister David Speirs’ amendment to restrict access to late term abortion. Those members, including Premier Steven Marshall, used their votes to allow the killing of late-term, viable babies.

However, the Leader of the Opposition, Peter Malinauskas, voted for the amendment.

Liberal Minister Speirs and Labor front benchers Stephen Mullighan and Tom Koutsantonis fought hard to restrict late term abortion. They, and the other 17 MPs who voted for the Speirs amendment, deserve our commendation.

ACL will shortly be publishing a website where you can find out how your local MP voted.

ACL has a big program leading up to the State Election. The first major event is the Love Adelaide Walk for Life on Saturday 12 February at 10am which we are supporting.

It is critical that we all turn up. There are now over 9,000 supporters in the ACL SA family. If just half of us turned up the walk would be bigger than last year. If all of us turned up, we would smash last year’s record!

May 2022 be a year in which we all learn together to drink freely of the indwelling water of life of the Spirit of God to meet all our needs. As the Book of Revelation says “And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price” (Revelation 22:17).

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