Loitering Laws Flagged as a Method to Halt Pro-Life Supporters


albury-loitering-lawsLOITERING laws should be explored to tackle those who rally outside Albury’s abortion clinic, a Greens council candidate believes.

Amanda Cohn believes the Albury Council needs to “use any legal means available to protect patients attending the clinic”.

Greens MLC Mehreen Faruqi has an abortion law reform bill before the NSW Parliament which proposes “exclusion zones” be created within 150 metres of abortion clinics.

Under her bill it would be an offence to “beset, harass, intimidate, interfere with, impede, obstruct or threaten, by any means” those entering or leaving clinics.

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