Right to Life is opposed to the proposal of the Labour led government to decriminalise abortion and promote capital punishment for the unborn as “a reproductive choice for women.”
Capital Punishment and abortion have the manifest similarity that both concern the deliberate and state-sanctioned ending of life, which is why both are
Capital punishment for murder was removed from the statute books in 1961, it has been retained only for treason. There was a total of 85 convicted criminals executed in New Zealand between 1842 and 1957. But New Zealand still retains the death penalty for its unwanted unborn children. Since 1977, the government has presided over the execution killing of more than 500,000 innocent and defenceless unborn children who were found guilty of being “unwanted.” Being an unwanted unborn child is a capital offence in New Zealand and such children are subject to the death penalty.