Canada's pro-choice movement is in good fighting form, and stronger than ever. That's the undeniable conclusion after living through ongoing anti-choice activity over the last three months.
Education, family planning and women's rights are important for many reasons, but many forces worldwide, especially religious, have prevented women from being treated equally and with respect.
The epidemic of unconstitutional anti-abortion legislation across the United States has ignited a firestorm of opposition. The reality is that a majority of Americans are pro-choice.
When Alabama legislators passed the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S. last week, many seemingly progressive people immediately reacted by blaming Muslims.
Women don't have equal pay. Lawmakers are trying to strip us of the right to control our bodies. And, when we do make babies, we have little access to safe and affordable child care.
When Ontario MPP Sam Oosterhoff pledges to make abortion "unthinkable in our lifetime," it's helpful to look at religious conservative media for clues as to what he might mean.
For close to half a century, the right to a safe, legal abortion has been guaranteed by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision, but now that right is under threat.
In many parts of the world, infant and maternal mortality continue to be frightfully high, made worse by the persistent prevalence of child marriage and teen pregnancy.
Talking Radical Radio
The 1988 Supreme Court Decision legalizing abortion in Canada made history, but Alberta Pro-Choice Coalition board member Kathy Dawson says there is still a long way to go 31 years later.
David J. Climenhaga
Encouraging "free votes" may seem odd for a leader who quick-marched his MLAs out of the legislature every time there was a vote on protest-free bubble zones around abortion clinics. But maybe not.