GP warns abortion gender selection ban ‘could make doctors party to a crime’

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Lydia Hales
Dr Danielle McMullen
Dr Danielle McMullen.

Doctors would become unwitting “parties to crime” if laws are passed attempting to prevent abortion for gender selection, a high-profile GP has warned. 

The NSW Parliament is considering legislation to remove a century-old statute from the state’s criminal code that treats abortion as an offence carrying penalties of up to 10 years’ imprisonment.