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Greens back call for increased access to safe and compassionate abortion

Adam Bandt 11 May 2022

The Australian Greens have proudly backed a statement by Children by Choice in support of reproductive rights and access to legal, safe and timely abortion for all Australians.

All members of the federal party room have also individually signed the pledge.

Lines attributable to Greens leader Adam Bandt:

“Access to a safe abortion should be a basic health service and an inalienable right in this country.

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Abetz Should Apologise & Abbott Must Ban Conference Attendance: Bandt

Adam Bandt 8 Aug 2014

Responding to statements by senior Government Minister, Senator Eric Abetz, claiming a link between abortion and breast cancer, acting Greens Leader, Adam Bandt MP, said that the Minister’s comments were insulting and that he should apologise.

“Eric Abetz’s comments are an insult, not just to any woman who has suffered breast cancer or who has had an abortion, but to all women,” said acting Greens Leader, Adam Bandt MP.

“The Minister should not scare young women by peddling his dark, anti-choice ideology on national television.

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