Pester power – it’s so common, it’s got its own name. It’s the technique of pestering someone for something until they give in. Unfortunately, it works, especially if that “something” is bad.
Queensland politician Rob Pyne is at it again – pestering for one of the worse ideas around, abortion. Despite a very loud and clear signal that the electorate doesn’t want things like abortion right up until birth, he’s pushing again. This time, in an abuse of the legislative process, he’s employed some very underhanded tactics to push it through “in the dead of night”.
Please stop the pests. If you signed the first petition earlier this year, thank you. If you haven’t signed the latest one (started in September 2016) please do now and get others to do so. They are trying to push this through and quickly.
Let’s send an even louder and clearer signal that this is unacceptable both logically, morally and politically.
Please sign it here (you’ll find instructions here if you need them).
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