The largest petition in more than eight years was tabled today in the Queensland parliament.
With 39,261 signatures, it shows that an inordinately large number of Queenslanders are extremely concerned about Jackie Trad’s radical abortion bill.
Jackie Trad’s radical abortion bill is likely to be in breach of the constitution, according to Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of Queensland, Nicholas Aroney.
Over 6,200 groups and individuals submitted their views regarding Jackie Trad’s radical abortion crusade to the Health Committee’s inquiry into the bill.
Australian Christian Lobby state director Wendy Francis has today appeared before the Health Committee regarding the Termination of Pregnancy Bill 2018.
Thousands of pro-life supporters turned out this afternoon for the March for Life through Brisbane CBD, in opposition to Jackie Trad’s radical abortion bill.
A bill to allow altruistic surrogacy access for male same-sex couples and single men will deliberately remove the rights of children to know their biological parents.
The Australian Christian Lobby is concerned that this will only serve to commodify children and further exploit women.
Jackie Trad and the Queensland Department of Health’s Abortion Fact Checker is blatant propaganda said the Australian Christian Lobby.
“All it does is continue to perpetuate the radical ideology of Jackie Trad,” commented Wendy Francis, ACL’s state director.
The Australian Christian Lobby has condemned Jackie Trad’s radical abortion bill which was introduced in parliament today.
The Queensland Labor government must show consistency in their attempt to ensure women are protected from coercion, urges the Australian Christian Lobby.
A recent YouGov Galaxy poll reveals members of parliament who vote in favour of Jackie Trad’s radical abortion bill could lose 39% of their vote at the next election.
“The poll shows a majority of Queenslanders believe an abortion involves the taking of a human life,” said Wendy Francis, the Australian Christian Lobby’s state director.
“It also shows that 62% believe an unborn baby at 23 weeks is a human being with human rights. This belief coincides with recent international research which revealed that by 20 weeks – if not earlier an unborn child is capable of experiencing pain."
“MPs would do well to be aware of the beliefs their voters hold and take them into consideration when voting on Jackie Trad’s radical abortion crusade,” commented Mrs Francis.
The Australian Christian Lobby will continue to lobby members to vote against the bill which will essentially allow unborn children to be aborted to full term.
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