Whatever your views on abortion, you’d have to be pretty extreme to condone late-term abortions – we’re talking about babies who could survive outside the womb on their own – and the state funding of those abortions. And you’d have to be downright immoral to condone the government additionally paying the baby bonus or bereavement payment or paid parental leave to the mother who’s just killed her child. Under a Coalition government, that could amount to as much as $75,000. But, according to a South Australian government website, that’s exactly what happens. Bernard Gaynor explains….