Draft motion on abortion rights from AWL EC 30/09/05; counter-motion from Kate A; discussion contribution from Cathy N; response from Kate A.; response from Cathy N.
The AWL National Committee will have a discussion on abortion rights at its meeting on 05/11/05.
AWL and its forerunners have published many articles on abortion rights, and participated strongly in many big campaigns on the issue.
We've never had a formal policy motion before. There was a small debate in our predecessor organisation Workers' Fight in late 1973 - triggered by a few comrades who were doubtful about abortion