Re: RE: Cross-Border AbortionOct 27th, 2005
Quote: Originally Posted by Nascar_James . . . Manda, what gets me is that there are perfectly developed countries in the world (like Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Ireland...etc) that have the common decency to realize that killing an unborn baby is unacceptable, thus have NO ABORTION laws. . . .Do you ever deal with facts, Jimbo, or is any thought that enters your head automatically a fact?Quote has been trimmed
I tested your claim, and the VERY FIRST example in your list was incorrect.
Quote: . . . The legal test for when an abortion is not unlawful-and therefore permitted-is different in each State and Territory of Australia.In Western Australia, the recent changes to the law repealed the old statutory provisions establishing the crime of 'unlawful abortion' and replaced them with a differently worded provision. This new provision makes it unlawful to perform an abortion unless it is justified under Western Australia's health legislation.In the Australian Capital Territory the law is unclear. There has been no judicial ruling along the lines of those given by courts in Victoria and New South Wales. It is generally assumed, however, that the legal position in the...
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