Tag Archives: Abortion

Huge change to abortion looming

The coming federal election is looming as a major showdown on abortion with Labor today pledging free, public hospital terminations should it win office. State governments would have the provision of abortion tied to federal health funding. The policy is included in what the Opposition says is the first National Sexual and Reproductive Health Strategy… Read More »

Democrats block Senate bill requiring medical care for babies that survive abortion

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked an effort to pass legislation clarifying that babies who survive attempted abortions must receive medical care. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., rejected the motion to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, authored by Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and co-sponsored by other Republicans. Sasse had sought to pass the bill via… Read More »