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Awesome: 'War on Women' Crashes and Burns in Australia

loisonumbers Wrote: Jul 01, 2013 4:09 PM
Abortion in Australia is a subject of state law rather than national law. The grounds on which abortion is permitted in Australia vary from state to state. In every state, abortion is legal to protect the life and health of the woman, though each state has a different definition.


The dust is still settling in the Australian capital of Canberra, where former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd ousted his successor and bitter rival Julia Gillard last week, in advance of fall elections.  Gillard executed a ruthless intra-party coup against Rudd in 2010 -- now he's returned the unwelcome favor.  Both are members of the embattled left-wing Labor Party, which has been lagging behind in polls for months:

Kevin Rudd has ousted Prime Minister Julia Gillard as leader of Australia's Labor Party. He won by 57 votes to 45, in a leadership ballot of Labor lawmakers. The...