The buffer zone prohibits pro-lifers from sidewalk counseling within 150 meters of an abortion facility in the state of Victoria.
“I’ve been fined $5,000 for attempting to save a baby from being killed and for trying to save its parents from a lifetime of regret,” Clubb wrote on her blog.
A mother of 13 children and a pro-life advocate, Clubb was arrested in August 2016 after she violated the buffer zone law by offering materials to a couple outside the East Melbourne Fertility Control Clinic, an abortion facility, according to the report.
The pro-life advocacy and legal groups Australian Christian Lobby and Human Rights Law Alliance are supporting her case. On Thursday, Clubb’s lawyers said they will consider appealing the conviction.
Dan Flynn, director of the ACL in Victoria, added, “This case shows just how draconian the so-called Safe Access Zone laws are by prohibiting people from reaching out to women who are contemplating ending the life of their unborn babies and may be in need.Read more at LifeNews