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Abortion “absolutely never medically necessary”: Maternal Care Expert Symposium

“As experienced practitioners and researchers in obstetrics and gynaecology,” the declaration said, “we affirm that direct abortion is not medically necessary to save the life of a woman.” “We uphold that there is a fundamental difference between abortion and necessary medical treatments that are carried out to save the life of the mother, even if […]

Charlotte Dawson: I gave up my baby for my husband | Australian Women’s Weekly

    Charlotte Dawson has revealed she aborted her child with swimmer Scott Miller because he didn’t want any distractions in the lead-up to the Sydney Olympics.   Read here in Australian Women’s Weekly.

Bishop Supports Abortion Protesters

THE Catholic Church’s most senior local figure has weighed into the campaign to end protests outside an Albury abortion clinic. He said yesterday he was unaware of any evidence of unlawful actions or intimidatory behaviour by protesters towards people attending the clinic as suggested by those leading the campaign, including Dr Pieter Mourik. Border Mail […]

Albury City Council Clarifies Their Position to Mourik and Friends

Pieter Mourik claimed in the Border Mail today that he had council support for his plan to shut down the freedom to protest peacefully in front of the Albury abortion clinic.  Albury City Council press release:   Tuesday 11 February 2014   Council clarifies protesting issue AlburyCity has advised organisers of a petition seeking the […]

Press Release from the Helpers of God’s Precious Infants:

The Helpers, with the support of the local church and the Bishop Gerard Hanna, the Bishop of Wagga Wagga, will be formulating a counter petition stating that the right to protest lawfully should be protected and upheld.   The Helpers of God’s Precious Infants maintain our lawful right to peacefully and prayerfully protest outside the Albury Abortion […]

Does abortion reduce the mental health risks of unwanted or unintended pregnancy? A re-appraisal of the evidence

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry-April 2013 Objective: There have been debates about the linkages between abortion and mental health. Few reviews have considered the extent to which abortion has therapeutic benefits that mitigate the mental health risks of abortion. The aim of this review was to conduct a re-appraisal of the evidence to […]

Rape: Searching Beyond the Myths

by David C. Reardon, Ph.D. The reason most people reach the wrong conclusion about abortion in cases of rape and incest is that the actual experiences of sexual assault victims who became pregnant are routinely left out of the debate. Most people, including sexual assault victims who have never been pregnant, are therefore forming opinions […]

Pieter Mourik Albury Choice- Who’s the Extremist?

by Anna von Marburg  17 September, 2013 Dear Pieter, Andrew Bolt wrote today in the Herald Sun and referenced an article where you are referred to as a “creepy” abortionist.  My name is mentioned as being one of the people you call a “vulture.”  That article references  a piece you wrote about the people who pray […]

Abortion Protestors Saved My Baby’s Life

Life Network Australia – Tuesday, May 07, 2013 My name is Nancy and I am the 46 year old mum of my beautiful 18 month old daughter, Ava, who was born in August, 2011. I had two daughters, 10 and 7 years, when I ended my third pregnancy. I was coerced by my partner, who […]

Does abortion reduce mental health risks for women? The very latest research

Conclusions: There is no available evidence to suggest that abortion has therapeutic effects in reducing the mental health risks of unwanted or unintended pregnancy. There is suggestive evidence that abortion may be associated with small to moderate increases in risks of some mental health problems. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry  3 April, 2013 […]