Media Release 3rd November 2023
Human life begins at conception and every unborn child a human being endowed by its Creator with an inalienable right to life. The child is a unique and unrepeatable miracle of His loving creation. Abortion is intrinsically evil and violates the fifth commandment, “Thou shalt not kill.” We violate this commandment at our peril.
The Director General of Health, Dr Diana Sarfati released her third annual report on 1st November 2023.
A total of 14,164 abortions had been reported in 2022. This was an increase of 907 abortions on the 13,357 abortions reported in 2021.This is a major increase of nearly 7%. Nearly one in five unborn children are killed before they are born. Increasingly the most dangerous place for a New Zealander is in its mother’s womb.
Right to Life believes that the legacy of the Ardern/Hipkins government was the murder of 70,000 unborn children. Right to Life requests that the incoming National led government dedicate itself to promoting a culture of life that will stop the violence against women and their precious unborn. The previous Parliament deluded itself by believing that killing innocent and defenceless children in the sanctuary of their mother’s womb was no longer a crime, it was a health service. Will the new government legislate to recognise the unborn child from conception as a human being endowed by its Creator with an inalienable right to life?
Dr Diana Sarfati, who presides over the abortion industry in New Zealand expressed her pleasure in presenting her third annual report. She was pleased that access and equity to abortion care had increased and that they had succeeded in doubling the workforce from 162 to 348 of those prepared to participate in the killing of the innocent unborn.
Right to Life respectfully asks Dr Sarfati, how can you derive pleasure as a w