RU486 abortion drug laws pass in Northern Territory

The Northern Territory has decriminalised abortion and widened access for women, including use of the RU486 termination drug.

After a years-long public campaign and failed attempts during the previous administration, the Labor-led parliament voted 20 votes to four on Tuesday in favour of a bill to amend the NT Medical Services Act and the criminal code. Labor members were given a conscience vote.

http://www.ntnews.com.au/news/northern-territory/ru486-abortion-drug-laws-pass-in-northern-territory/news-story/17be5725f4eb9ce6a11b09821678abe0?
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-21/nt-abortion-debate-hears-from-all-sides-of-parliament/8374464?
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/mar/22/abortion-decriminalised-in-northern-territory-after-long-campaign?

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