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Queensland Abortion Bill - Tuesday

I've emailed my local State MP this morning. Contrary to popular belief, I don't email MPs often! However, this time I've heard that Rob Pyne, MP is going to introduce a bill on Tuesday this week (May 10th) to legalise abortion in Queensland.

Of course, it has to be stopped.

There are many misconceptions about abortion in Queensland, firstly being that abortion is illegal. It's not. Before 12 weeks gestation, any Queensland woman may obtain a chemical abortion via the RU-486 pill. Furthermore, after 12 weeks a woman has to obtain the approval of two GPs to access an abortion.

So, clearly abortion is legal in Queensland already.

Secondly, the common belief that abortion should be 'safe, legal and rare'.
a) Safe - RU-486 is a 'do-it-yourself' abortion pill. It's really dangerous because not only is it very strong ingredients designed to kill a human being (!), women take the pill at home and wait for a heavy period, pass the foetus and carry on. Prob…