Tuesday, August 6, 2019
New Zealand Moves to Decriminalize Abortion
From BBC News:
New Zealand's government has proposed decriminalising abortion and allowing women to choose a termination up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy.
Jacinda Ardern's government issued details of a bill which would change abortion laws in force since 1977.
As things stand, a woman may only obtain an abortion if two doctors certify continued pregnancy would endanger her mental or physical health.
Read more here.