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WA Premier Mark McGowan in security scare at university

A college scholar has hijacked a press convention involving West Australian Premier Mark McGowan, demanding to know whether or not abortion will probably be made free.

The girl approached Mr McGowan as he was making ready to reply questions from reporters after making an announcement on the College of WA on Wednesday.

“I’m a scholar right here at UWA and I simply needed to know if you happen to had been planning to make abortion free in WA?” the lady requested.

Mr McGowan’s safety group shortly swooped to encompass the lady and take away her from the realm – however she persevered.

“I don’t perceive why Mr McGowan can’t simply reply my query,” she shouted.

“I’m only a scholar at UWA and I wish to know if abortion will probably be made free?”

Mr McGowan remained tight lipped in the course of the encounter.

A reporter later requested him the identical query posed by the lady.

“We’re reviewing the regulation in relation to abortion reform as as to whether or not additional reforms have to be put in place to make it nationally in line with different states,” the Premier mentioned.

“Chances are you’ll not know, however I used to be within the parliament when abortion was made authorized in WA.

“I’m one of many few members nonetheless left from that interval and I voted in favour of it.”

Abortion prices range throughout the states and Well being Minister Amber-Jade Sanderson has beforehand conceded some ladies travelled interstate to entry abortions.

In WA, ladies looking for an abortion after 20 weeks should be reviewed by an ethics panel involving six medical practitioners.

Two of them should agree the mom or foetus has a extreme medical situation to justify having the abortion.

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