Students Make a Stand for Reproductive Rights

Posted 2:50pm Monday 25th July 2022 by Zak Rudin

Last Saturday, almost 200 Otago Uni students organised a peaceful sit-in at the lower Octagon to protest the overturning of Roe v Wade. The hour-long protest included speeches, music and (of course) TikToks. On June 25, the United States Supreme Court announced the overturning of Roe v Wade, a Read more...

Opinion: Roe v Wade Isn’t Just America’s Problem

Posted 5:07pm Sunday 17th July 2022 by Annabelle Vaughan

On June 24th, the conservative Catholic-dominated United States Supreme court overturned Roe v Wade, a landmark 1973 case which guaranteed the constitutional right to an abortion. The decision was met with pushback and protest, and rightfully so. Solidarity protests are being held across the globe, Read more...

Editorial: My Mum Talks About Abortion Rights

Posted 4:43pm Saturday 21st May 2022 by Fox Meyer

Abortion rights in the USA are in jeopardy, so I called someone who I knew could talk about this from a place of experience: my mum. The rest of this editorial is a transcript of that call. I’ve experienced all of the reproductive possibilities of what happens when you have a vagina and Read more...

Student Reports “Outrageous” Abortion Experience

Posted 12:49am Saturday 23rd April 2022 by Keegan Wells and Fox Meyer

A student trying to get an abortion has criticised Dunedin Hospital for a “disgusting” and “disrespectful” experience. She is currently undergoing her third procedure for the same pregnancy, which she believed could’ve been avoided if information was presented Read more...

Red and Starry Eyed | Issue 2

Posted 4:53pm Sunday 4th March 2012 by Red and Starry Eyed

Every now and then, at the entrance to the hospital, one can still be harassed by people wearing anti-abortion sandwich boards adorned with gory photos. Funnily enough, most of these ‘protesters’ are men. Abortion debates in New Zealand are nothing compared to those in the US or other deeply Read more...

The Tory Templar | Issue 2

Posted 4:53pm Sunday 4th March 2012 by The Tory Templar

The Templar’s blood boils when thinking about this issue. It is the one thing on which no compromise exists. The act of abortion may have become more acceptable in this country’s culture but the Templar will never be anything other than disgusted by it. Abortion is, in no uncertain terms, Read more...

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