New Zealand: Abortion ‘no-protest zone’ suggested

Pro-choice supporters demonstrated next to the weekly pro-life protesters outside Thames Hospital. PHOTO/SUPPLIED

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Tuesday, 16 August 2016
The New Zealand Herald

By Sarah Harris, Claire Trevett

Green MP Jan Logie says it is worth debating whether New Zealand should introduce a no-protest zone around abortion clinics, similar to those enforced in some Australian states.

Logie and Catherine Delahunty recently attended a meeting in Thames organised by people concerned about anti-abortion protesters who protest outside the Thames Hospital abortion clinic on Fridays.

After the meeting, Right to Life put out a statement saying the Greens would try to push for a law change which banned protesting outside abortion clinics, like some Australian states.

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Source: New Zealand Herald