Abortion Law Reform Association NZ - Latest News [Page 2]

Abortion Law Needs to Match Abortion Practice

Tuesday, 16 June 2009, 12:51 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

“The annual abortion figures just issued by Statistics New Zealand show a levelling off in abortion numbers since the peak in 2003 although the reasons for this are not fully understood” Dr. Margaret Sparrow, the president of the Abortion Law Reform ... More >>

Appeal Court Dismisses Abortion Case

Tuesday, 12 May 2009, 4:43 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

“An expensive waste of the court’s time” was the comment by Alranz President Dr Margaret Sparrow when the long running case of Right To Life New Zealand v Abortion Supervisory Committee was dismissed by the three judges of the Appeal Court in a ... More >>

MPs Must Oppose Anti-Abortion Legal Challenge

Sunday, 10 May 2009, 2:52 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

The Abortion Law Reform Association today called on Members of Parliament to publicly support the Abortion Supervisory Committee in its court battle this week against the anti-abortion group Right to Life. More >>

Samoan Women at Risk

Sunday, 19 April 2009, 12:38 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

A lack of reproductive freedoms for women in Samoa is putting lives at risk, the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand said today. More >>

Abortion Opponents Spreading Misinformation

Sunday, 22 March 2009, 2:33 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Opponents of Family Planning’s proposal to provide medical abortions in its clinics must be called to account for the dangerous misinformation they are spreading about the method, Dr Margaret Sparrow, the President of Alranz said today. More >>

Medical abortions are safe

Wednesday, 11 March 2009, 3:48 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Offering women early medical abortions at Family Planning clinics will make abortions safer for New Zealand women, Dr. Margaret Sparrow, the National President of Alranz, said today. More >>

Further Research needed on Abortion, Mental Health

Monday, 1 December 2008, 5:04 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

According to a new study from the University of Otago, Christchurch, published in the December issue of the British Journal of Psychiatry, there is a small association between abortion and mental health but the researchers say that their findings point ... More >>

New Australian Abortion Law Sets Example for NZ

Sunday, 12 October 2008, 12:42 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"The decriminalisation of abortion in the Australian state of Victoria is a big step forward for women that should prompt our own politicians to rethink New Zealand's out-dated abortion laws," ALRANZ president Dr. Margaret Sparrow said ... More >>

Abortion Law Reform Org & Judith Collins' New Plan

Friday, 22 October 2004, 8:55 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

Judith Collin's revised proposal which has doctors filling out a form to send to the Family Court is no improvement on the original proposal requiring girls under 16 to apply to a judge for permission to have an abortion when parents are not informed. More >>

ALRANZ: SPCS Ignores Question of Hate Websites

Thursday, 6 March 2003, 10:18 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"It appears that the Society for Promotion of Community Standards is not willing to answer questions posed in one of our own previous media releases about the very real risk that violent, hatemongering websites pose against specific occupational ... More >>

SPCS Wrong About "Hate_Speech"

Thursday, 20 February 2003, 8:28 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"The Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand would like an investigation of the use of websites that promulgate incitements to violence, or terrorism, against members of occupational groups, such as abortion providers, as part of Marc Alexander's ... More >>

Terrorism Not Sole Province of Religious & Ethnic

Friday, 14 September 2001, 4:28 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"ALRANZ condemns the actions of those who attacked the World Trade Center on September 11. It may seem odd for a pro-choice organisation to uphold calls for strengthened national security and opposition to international terrorism. We have our reasons." ... More >>

Mifepristone- Lay Off The Crib Notes, Please...

Friday, 7 September 2001, 12:06 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"Right to Life New Zealand is to be commended for its ecological sensitivity and recycling of old American nostrums against mifepristone. However, its evidence is out of date." Craig Young, ALRANZ Research Officer commented today. More >>

Capill's Disability/Abortion Comments Offensive

Wednesday, 29 August 2001, 8:37 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"The Christian Heritage Party is making offensive comments about Nazism and reproductive choice in the context of so-called "wrongful life" cases." More >>

ALRANZ: Abortion Access Unaffected

Friday, 3 August 2001, 1:03 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"It is puzzling that Right to Life New Zealand wants to view the alleged abandonment or deferral of an inquiry into the current abortion law as a victory for the anti-abortion movement." Craig Young, Research Officer for the Abortion Law Reform Association ... More >>

Right To Life Preaches Sectarian "Morality"

Thursday, 19 July 2001, 9:54 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"Right to Life New Zealand cannot seem to stick to the issues of abortion and euthanasia that its ilk are traditionally obsessed with" Craig Young, ALRANZ Research Officer, noted today. More >>

ALRANZ Condemns Melbourne Murder of Security Guard

Tuesday, 17 July 2001, 2:06 pm | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"ALRANZ condemns the cold-blooded murder of Steven Rogers, a security guard at an East Melbourne abortion clinic who was shot down yesterday morning." Craig Young, Research Officer for the Abortion Law Reform Association of New Zealand said ... More >>

"Christian" Hypocrites Party?

Thursday, 14 June 2001, 8:58 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"It appears that the Christian Heritage Party has no sense of shame, irony or proportion, given its recent accusation that our President, Doctor Margaret Sparrow, is leader of a "death squad." Craig Young, Research Officer of the Abortion ... More >>

Reproductive Choice is the Mark of A Civil Society

Wednesday, 13 June 2001, 8:35 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"The latest outburst from Graham Capill of the Christian Heritage Party is one excellent reason for his party's pathetic showing in most opinion polls, where they receive barely one per cent of the party vote." More >>

More Sex Education and Contraceptive Subsidies

Tuesday, 12 June 2001, 8:20 am | Abortion Law Reform Association NZ

"New Zealand needs three things if we really want to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies and abortions in New Zealand. We need comprehensive sexuality education in our schools, we need a detailed sexual and reproductive health strategy that includes ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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