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Public Meeting: ‘Abortion: The Case for Full Decriminalisation’

Posted by Leah on September 22, 2008

The Victorian parliament is currently debating the Abortion Law Reform Bill 2008. There is overwhelming public support for a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, but it is still a crime under Victorian legislation.

This meeting will discuss why women should have control over their bodies at all stages of pregnancy and the right to safe, accessible, and legal abortion.

6.30pm, Thursday September 25
Trades Hall – New Council Chambers
Cnr. Victoria & Lygon Sts, Carlton South
Ph: 03 9639 8622 for more info

Speakers:

Colleen Hartland (Greens Victoria), Anne O’Rourke (Liberty Victoria), Prof Roger Short (Reproductive Biologist) and Mary Merkenich (Socialist Alliance).

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One Response to “Public Meeting: ‘Abortion: The Case for Full Decriminalisation’”

  1. lilacsigil said

    And email or write to your state Representative – anti-choice people are used to getting their words out, especially to a group (like politicians) who tend to be older, white and male. You can find all their contact details here.

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