How the US right-to-life movement is influencing the abortion debate in Australia
August 21, 2019
As the abortion decriminalisation bill gradually makes its way through the NSW parliament, opponents have been increasingly drawing on their long relationship with the right-to-life movement in the United States to lobby against the measure and try to push for more restrictive amendments.
This has been a trend in the anti-abortion movement in Australia for a while now. Activists have adopted some of the most successful elements of the US movement’s rhetoric and tactics in recent years in an effort to influence the debate in Australia.
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.