Almost 50 years ago, debate was raging in Australia following the Roe v Wade decision. The Herald spoke to those for, and against, abortion law reform.
- by Staff reporter
Pride parades kicked off in some of America’s biggest cities as the Supreme Court’s Roe v Wade ruling cast its shadow over LGBTQ rights.
- by Bobby Caina Calvan
Decriminalising abortion was one of the most important decisions in the history of NSW, and it must be safeguarded forever.
- by Andrew Constance
Accessing abortion is still a postcode lottery for women across regional Australia despite all jurisdictions decriminalising the procedure in recent years.
- by Carrie Fellner and Charlotte Grieve
The congresswoman, who was among those who voted to overturn the results of the 2020 election, previously came under criticism for quoting Adolf Hitler.
- by Jill Colvin
The right to an abortion in Australia is legally protected – but that protection depends on a political system that shows bipartisan support for reproductive rights.
- by Rosalind Dixon
The decision by the US Supreme Court to overturn the 1973 judgment known as Roe v Wade is a worrying sign on many levels.
- The Herald's View
“When I went to bed, I had my appointment and everything was set, and then today it’s like pre-1973,” one woman said.
- by Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs
Pope Francis celebrated families on Saturday and urged them to shun “selfish” decisions that are indifferent to life as he closed out a big Vatican rally a day after the US Supreme Court ended constitutional protections for abortion.
States have already started enacting bans. Pro-choice groups warn the decision to overturn Roe v Wade may lead to more unsafe procedures.
- by Farrah Tomazin