Media Release 13th September 2013
The Prime Minister, John Key rightly deplores the Syrian civil war and the recent chemical gas attack in Damascus where an estimated 1,429 civilians including 426 children were killed. He described the attack as “abhorrent and a disgrace”. The attack has been described by the American President as a crime against humanity.
It is inconsistent for the Prime Minister to denounce this crime against humanity, while at the same time giving approval for the use of weapons of mass destruction in chemical warfare in New Zealand in a bloody civil war against our own children. The Abortion Supervisory Committee reported to Parliament in 2012 that 984 pre-born children were killed in their mother’s womb with the lethal chemical Mifegyne RU 486. This chemical was approved for the killing of children by the Minister of Health Annette King, in August 2001. The Minister in her media release on 30 August 2001 stated that,