Tony Abbott started the abortion debate – and got the fires burning again, even after the Prime Minister had hosed them down. John Howard then declared the debate was unstoppable. So now it’s the community’s turn to debate the issue.

A Crikey subscriber has made a pair of pro-choice TV commercials. They’ve been officially approved, but the free-to-air TV networks have been too afraid to air them. Scared of controversy before cross media ownership is debated – or a fourth free-to-air licence?

But there’s no need to worry. We support freedom of speech at Crikey. You can watch the commercials by clicking on these links:

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