Voice for Life speaks for the right of women to have access to accurate and up-to-date information when making significant life choices – such as ending a pregnancy.
One key issue is informed consent, with many women who go through with an abortion believing it is ‘in their best interests’, without understanding potential risks to their physical and mental health and alternate options available to them.
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Pregnant? Worried?

Your Options

Sometimes it feels like abortion is the only option.

But it’s important to remember is that  you have options available.

You don’t have to go through your pregnancy alone.

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Abortion risks and side effects

Abortion Risks

The reality of Post-Abortion Grief

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    Media Release: Booties Project Memorial at Parliament Today

    Remembering the 13,285 babies who lost their lives to abortion in 2017 Today, we display 13,285 pairs of Booties outside Parliament as a public memorial of 13,285 little lives who were lost to abortion last year.   Since abortion was legalised in New Zealand in 1977, over 500,000 pre-born babies have lost their lives to 

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    MEDIA RELEASE: 13,285 Induced Abortions in 2017

    ​19 June 2018 Abortion Stats Up for Year Ended December 2017 “Today we mourn the 13,285 unborn lives lost, and the even more thousands of women and men whose lives have been touched by abortion,” says Voice for Life National President Jacqui de Ruiter. “Abortion involves not just the killing of an unborn child, but 

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    Voice for Life Calls for Extensive and Open Review of Abortion Law

    Voice for Life joins the Abortion Supervisory Committee in calling for Parliament to review New Zealand’s abortion law to make it more fit-for-purpose for the 21st century, but it demands that this review be extensive and involve input from all interested members of the community. “The Contraception, Abortion and Sterilisation Act 1977 is in need 

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    Letter to the Sunday Star Times

    Letter to the Sunday Star Times, published in the 28 January 2018 edition.   Dear Editor, The report on abortion “A Birth Right”, includes a quote from PM Jacinda Ardern in 2017: “Women shouldn’t face being criminals for accessing their own rights.” Justice Minister Andrew Little wants to see abortion “treated as a health issue 

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    Jacinda confused about NZ abortion law

    by Jacqui de Ruiter, President of Voice for Life On Monday night’s Leaders Debate, Patrick Gower asked Jacinda Ardern what she would do about abortion if she became Prime Minister. Without hesitation, she said there would be no review, abortion would be “decriminalised”. I suspect that the majority of viewers would think that her use 

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