Comment on Infant Viability Bill 2015 (Victoria)

Liberty Victoria does not support the Infant Viability Bill 2015. We believe that the regulation of abortion has been dealt with appropriately under the Victorian Law Reform Act 2008.  The Act already provides for abortion post-24 weeks which, in any case, are extremely rare and only undertaken in emergency situations.  In addition, we believe that criminalising doctors, as this Bill proposes to do, is a highly regressive and disingenuous attempt to wind back the 2008 law.

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