Twelve Weeks – a Poem

Twelve Weeks by Rachel Forster My eyelids closed, I curl my toes, I feel. Her hand press her stomach. I wonder if, when at last she knows. Will she finally think of me? Or of what I will be, If given the choice? There are some things that we Cannot see, Like organs now formed 

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Southland Hospital to perform abortions

‘Southland Hospital is expected to be licensed to perform abortions from July’, reports the Southland Times.   Despite declining numbers of women from the Southland region opting for abortions in recent years, the Southern District Health Board has decided to dedicate staff and resources at the hospital for abortions. The article reports Lynley Morrison of Voice for 

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Right to Know – National campaign

Today, campus-based Pro-Life NZ has launched their ‘Right to Know’ campaign at several campuses across the country. Their website states: Women have the right to know about all of the reasonable risks associated with abortion, and the harms that could result. They have the right to full and frank information, so that they can be empowered to make 

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Pro-life benefits for mother outlined in abortion address

At a recent Stratford Voice for Life meeting, President Bernard Moran and his wife Anetta spoke about how support for the unborn is growing with younger people and the need for education about post-abortive issues such as depression and other mental health issues. “We have to recognise the allure of abortion and why each year around 

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Legalise Euthanasia and Right to Die becomes Duty to Die

Letter to the editor Published in the Waikato Times April 26th.        To F O’Keefe-Jones and Jack Havill (April 26 and 27): the “slippery slope” I referred to (letter April 23) related to safeguards being ignored and/or abused and the logical ramifications that followed. The June 2011 Royal Dutch Medical Association’s guidelines widened 

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