New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern: Abortion ‘shouldn’t be a crime’

Jacinda Ardern: Abortion 'shouldn't be a crime'
September 4 2017

Labour leader Jacinda Ardern says abortion should not be in the Crimes Act and she would change the law.

Access to abortion is governed by the Crimes Act 1961 and the Contraception, Sterilisation and Abortion Act 1977.

The law has not been changed since 1977, although there have been calls for it to be liberalised.

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