Reporting Abortion: An Analysis of Media Coverage of the Choice of Termination of Pregnancy Act

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Clause 11 in our Bill of Rights guarantees the right to life whilst clause 12 (2a,b) gives everyone the right to “make decisions concerning reproduction” and “security in and control over their body.”  Issues such as abortion and the death penalty create a tension within the parameters of these rights.  MMP monitored to see how the Act was portrayed.

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