Politics

Oct 4, 2016

Christian Lobby funding defence of anti-abortion mother of 13

The Human Rights Law Alliance is a new legal front for the Australian Christian Lobby, and it is already taking on a big case.

Sally Whyte — Political reporter

Sally Whyte

Political reporter

The Australian Christian Lobby is funding the defence of a woman who was arrested for protesting outside a Melbourne abortion clinic through a new organisation called the Human Rights Law Alliance. Mother of 13 Kathy Clubb was arrested in August under new Victorian laws that make it a crime to protest within 150 metres of an abortion clinic.

The Human Rights Law Alliance, which was founded by the Australian Christian Lobby, has taken on Clubb's case as part of its mission to "fight to ensure that Australian law guarantees all Australians the right to believe and live out their faith".

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