Motion to condemn abortion bill voted down at NSW Liberal State Council meeting

Posted on September 7, 2019 
Filed under Culture wars

“New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has urged party unity at the New South Wales Liberal State Council meeting, in the face of dissent over the bill to decriminalise abortion. …

Liberal backbenchers Tanya Davies and Kevin Connolly have said they will move to the crossbench if amendments are not made to the bill. …

Ms Berejiklian escaped potentially damaging criticism, after a motion to condemn the bill was defeated before it was debated.

Delegates voted it down 236 to 217.” [53 % to 47%]

– Report from ABC News.