Thursday, 16 November 2017
Cory Bernardi (SA, Australian Conservatives) Share this | Link to this | Hansard source
That the Senate—
(a) notes that a number of senators support a minority view in the community that gender is merely a social construct, and that gender is not determined by chromosomes or biology;
(b) questions how someone can logically, or in good conscience, also support Medicare funding of termination of pregnancy on gender grounds if that is their view;
(c) finds termination of pregnancy on gender grounds reprehensible, particularly for the value of girls and boys; and
(d) opposes Medicare funding for termination of pregnancy, where it occurs on gender grounds.
Scott Ryan (President, Special Minister of State) Share this | Link to this | Hansard source
The question is that notice of motion No. 581, standing in the name of Senator Bernardi, be agreed to.