Pages tagged "Abortion"


ACDP says CTOP Bill does not seek to challenge the constitution, but to improve the existing provisions in legislation

The ACDP is grateful for the opportunity we have today to speak to this bill which was briefly considered by the Health portfolio committee but given significant airtime by radio stations who facilitated discussion and allowed the public a voice.

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SAfm interview on Amnesty International's position on safe and legal abortion

As delegates from around the world meet in Poland today to debate Amnesty International’s position on safe and legal abortion, ACDP Member of Parliament, Cheryllyn Dudley, who championed the ACDP’s Choice of Termination on Pregnancy Amendment Bill of 2017, was invited on air to share her thoughts on SAfm this morning.

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Response to Health Committee decision on ACDP's CTOP Amendment Bill

“On behalf of the ACDP I would like to thank the Health Portfolio Committee for considering the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill concerning a topic which is clearly difficult and unpleasant for many of you. I assure you we share similar sentiments and feel your pain. 

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Intimidation tactics distract from relevance of CTOP Amendment Bill

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley today said that “The intimidation tactics used by members of the Health Committee, especially ANC and EFF members, were aimed to distract other MPs from grasping the relevance of the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy (CTOP) Amendment Bill. Calling women in politics ‘emotional’ is a well-known intimidation tactic experienced by women in politics globally”.

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Why pro-life Christians should support Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill

“I would like to speak to you today about why pro-life Christians should support the ACDP’s Choice on Termination of Pregnancy Amendment Bill which is presently before the National Assembly.

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