Australia – Abortion clinic ‘safe access’ zones set to shake up a quiet Albury street as NSW bill passes

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Abortion clinic 'safe access' zones set to shake up a quiet Albury street as NSW bill passes

By Erin Somerville
June 7, 2018

Albury's Englehardt Street may appear to be a quiet place, but over the years it has been the backdrop of a major local battle that's helped shape the NSW new 'safe access' laws.

The New South Wales Government's move last night to pass laws rolling out a 150 metre safe access zone
that will move the protesters on is expected to be profoundly felt on this street.

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Australia: Greens candidate for Albury Council flags loitering laws as a method to halt pro-life supporters who gather outside abortion clinic

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Anthony Bunn
30 Aug 2016, 12:05 p.m.
The Border Mail

LOITERING laws should be explored to tackle those who rally outside Albury’s abortion clinic, a Greens council candidate believes.

Amanda Cohn believes the Albury Council needs to “use any legal means available to protect patients attending the clinic”.

Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi has an abortion law reform bill before the NSW Parliament which proposes “exclusion zones” be created within 150 metres of abortion clinics.

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Source: The Border Mail

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