Well-informed Flat White readers will be aware of the two abortion bills before the NSW Parliament, and the remarkable petitioning effort against it (at the time of publishing it’s garnered more than 50,000 signatures). They wouldn’t have found out from the mainstream media, mind you. Labor MLC Penny Sharpe has introduced one to enforce a “buffer zone” around abortion clinics, prevent those who wish to offer assistance to pregnant women or hold, for example, prayer vigils from coming within 150 metres of a clinic.
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