Law academics urge NSW government to take abortion off criminal code

More than 100 law and criminology academics have written to support a forthcoming bill to decriminalise abortion

More than 100 academics have called on the New South Wales government to take abortion off the criminal code as Greens upper house member Mehreen Faruqi prepares to introduce the legislation.

Law and criminology academics from across the state have signed a letter saying it is time to decriminalise abortion and calling for privacy zones to be introduced around abortion service providers and clinics.

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