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Abortion: time to clarify Australia’s confusing laws

Selena R Ewing
Med J Aust 2005; 182 (2): 94-95.
Published online: 17 January 2005

To the Editor: de Crespigny and Savulescu1 criticise legal and media attention given to the abortion of a 32-week fetus with suspected dwarfism in a case in which the expectant mother had become suicidal. At the same time, they appeal to populism to support legislative change in favour of easier access to late-term abortion.

  • Selena R Ewing

  • Southern Cross Bioethics Institute, North Plympton, SA.

Correspondence: sewing@bioethics.org.au

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