Renewed push to change ‘discriminatory’ and ‘inadequate’ abortion laws in South Australia

Renewed push to change 'discriminatory' and 'inadequate' abortion laws in South Australia
By Rebecca Puddy

Posted Wed Oct 10, 2018

A push to repeal South Australia's abortion law is underway, with a coalition lobbying state parliamentarians to remove abortion from the state's crimes act.

The South Australian Abortion Action Coalition wrote to politicians last month, after securing a commitment from over 20 professional and community organisations to support the repeal of the law.

Continued: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-10-11/renewed-push-to-remove-abortion-from-crime-law-in-sa/10360138

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Where Australian states are up to in decriminalising abortio

Where Australian states are up to in decriminalising abortion

12 septembre 2018
Erica Millar

Abortion is common, safe, and the only criminalised listed medical procedure in Australia due to an archaic, flawed piece of legislation inherited from Victorian England.

Despite campaigns to decriminalise abortion, progress has been slow, and patchy across states. Here’s where each state is up to.

Continued: http://theconversation.com/where-australian-states-are-up-to-in-decriminalising-abortion-102649

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