Late evening on Wednesday 17 October, something historic occurred. The Queensland Parliament passed a bill into law allowing for the abortion of unborn children until full term. Fifty votes to forty-one voted in favour of the radical bill. The Chamber erupted in applause and celebration.
Last night saw a historic vote by the Queensland parliament for all the wrong reasons as state parliament voted 50 to 41 in favour of ending the lives of unborn children.
In 2016, then Health Minister Cameron Dick revealed to the Qld Parliament that in the previous 11 years over 200 Qld babies had survived abortions, but these babies were left to die after birth, and sadly this number was increasing. Queensland Health confirmed that if a baby survives an abortion procedure and is born alive, life-sustaining care is not given to the baby and it is left to perish in the clinic. Children by Choice also commented on the statistic and said that the decision may be because of a foetal abnormality yet we know that this is not the case for all the aborted babies.
The Australian Christian Lobby today called on South Australian Parliamentarians to enact legislation prohibiting abortion after 24 weeks gestation.
The Australian Christian Lobby welcomes a recent statement by the Hon Fred Nile MLC that he will push for time to debate and vote on his bill named Zoe’s Law, which will establish a separate offence for conduct causing serious harm, or death to an unborn child.
Martyn Iles sits down with Wendy Francis [ACL QLD & NT State Director] to discuss #Abortion, the implications of the Jackie Trad Abortion Bill, why we care, why we’re #ForLife and why we need to protect and love women considering abortion.
The High Court of Australia will today begin to consider what is set to become one of the most important cases in our nation’s history for both freedom of speech and the pro-life movement.
On Tuesday 9 of October, one of the most important cases for both freedom of speech and the pro-life movement will be brought before the High Court of Australia.
The recent tragic deaths of car crash victims Katherine Hoang along with her unborn twins and their teenage driver has renewed calls by the Australian Christian Lobby for the law to recognise the death of unborn children as separate criminal offences.
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