Pro-lifers, and even those who are not particularly pro-life, have been repulsed by the selective abortion of female babies in the womb, and the killing or abandonment of baby girls after birth in countries such as India and China. These societies traditionally have a strong preference for male children. However, with the permissive abortion laws in these countries — or, worse still, compulsory abortion in China after the first child — there has been little anyone could do about it. Radical feminists, usually vocal on issues of perceived discrimination, have been notably silent. How could they protest the selective culling of girls when the feminist mantra is “taxpayer-funded abortion on demand at any time up to birth for any reason”? Two doctors, originally from India, now Australian citizens, decided to…
Australian states bear the responsibility for healthcare and education matters.
We need to rethink the trajectory of pedagogy in Australia, and provide far better formation for young minds.
We also need to keep an eye on evolving healthcare policies, particularly regarding bioethical issues.
Read on for suggested policies and methods.