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Trump calls for end to division, then launches right into it

Trump calls for end to division, then launches right into it

Trump began his State of the Union speech on a bipartisan note. But he soon moved on to the issues that most divide Americans.

  • by Matthew Knott

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'Surprising' result from study into what women want in abortion care
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'Surprising' result from study into what women want in abortion care

When it comes to abortion care it's not cost or quality of care that most concern women - it's compassion.

  • by Daniella White
'The law itself is a crime': Abortion protesters refuse to plead guilty
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'The law itself is a crime': Abortion protesters refuse to plead guilty

Two pro-life protesters do not believe they have committed a crime.

  • by Lydia Lynch
'Cruel, archaic, degrading': NSW only state where abortion is criminal
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'Cruel, archaic, degrading': NSW only state where abortion is criminal

NSW is now the only state in Australia where abortion is still a criminal offence. Opposition leader Michael Daley says he'd have to talk to the women in his life before he could vote on whether to decriminalise abortion. 

  • by Kate Aubusson
Protesters banned from Queensland abortion clinics from today

Protesters banned from Queensland abortion clinics from today

Abortion has been decriminalised in Queensland, with safe access zones of 150 metres to be enforced.

  • by Felicity Caldwell
Your fetus is precious but not a person, no matter what Fred Nile says
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Your fetus is precious but not a person, no matter what Fred Nile says

A proposed law that recognises "fetal personhood" may be designed to protect the rights of the unborn child, but it threatens to the reproductive rights of women.

  • by Lou Dargan
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Premier commits to new laws ahead of debate on controversial Zoe's Law
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Premier commits to new laws ahead of debate on controversial Zoe's Law

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian will introduce new laws to recognise the death of an unborn child killed during a criminal act if her government is returned at the state election in March.

  • by Lisa Visentin
Only NSW refuses to budge on abortion after Queensland changes laws
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Opinion

Only NSW refuses to budge on abortion after Queensland changes laws

Only time will tell if NSW will also make the decision to get with the times and change its laws to reflect 21st-century societal views.

  • by Alison and Jillian Barrett
Three better ways to 'champion babies' than protesting abortion
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Three better ways to 'champion babies' than protesting abortion

If you believe yourself to be a "champion for babies", there are more effective ways to use your time than waving propaganda placards at vulnerable people

  • by Clementine Ford
White Ribbon has 'thoroughly lost purpose and credibility'
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White Ribbon has 'thoroughly lost purpose and credibility'

Denying women safe, legal control over their own bodies puts them in significant danger

  • by Jane Gilmore
'Extraordinarily archaic': NSW urged to follow Queensland on abortion laws
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'Extraordinarily archaic': NSW urged to follow Queensland on abortion laws

NSW is the only remaining Australian state where abortion is still a crime after the Queensland parliament passed laws to legalise abortion up to 22 weeks' gestation.