Reason party leader Fiona Patten, who is introducing the bill, says ‘imposed religious faith has no place in the public health system’
Sun 31 Jul 2022
Public hospitals in Victoria would not be allowed to stop doctors from providing abortions under a bill being introduced to state parliament this week by the crossbench MP Fiona Patten.
The legislation follows the overturning of
the landmark Roe v Wade decision in the US in June, and comes with just four
more sitting weeks before Victorians head to the polls in November.