Lawmaker Chokes Back Tears as He Speaks Against Abortion: “We Should Care for Mother and Child”

Lawmaker Chokes Back Tears as He Speaks Against Abortion: “We Should Care for Mother and Child”

A young New Zealand father and lawmaker held back tears this week as he urged his fellow MPs to vote against a bill legalizing abortions for basically any reason up to birth. National Party MP Simeon Brown, of Pakuranga, choked up several times during his short speech, Newshub reports.

New Zealand Bill Legalizing Abortions Up to Birth Passes First Vote

A New Zealand bill that would allow unborn babies to be aborted up to birth passed a first vote in parliament Thursday despite strong public opposition. According to 1 News Now, the pro-abortion bill passed its first reading in a 94-23 vote after a heated debate.

Christine Hammett

Is a baby only real if he is wanted? Please, choose life! Chris Hammett is a pro-life blogger (EmpowerShop.net) and 40 Days for Life participant joining millions in praying for an end to abortion and for Personhood from conception until natural death. She lives in Central Florida and has been married for 40+ years. Owen Osvaldo (O.O.) is their first grandchild. She previously worked as a graphic and web designer with Empower Creative Services LLC. She's a writer at Commonsense Constitutional Conservatives (Lanterns.Buzz).