Abortion choice for all, doctors too

Not only is that right under threat in Victoria with the current emotional and legal climate surrounding the Victorian Abortion Law Reform Act 2008 (ALRA), but doctors have been hauled before the regulator for expressing a view in favour of freedom of conscience in practice.

Two such cases in Victoria are:

a GP under threat of deregistration for not referring for termination a 19-week-old pregnancy solely for gender selection purposes (even though no patient complained)