A new international report on women's rights versus fetal rights has arrived just in time to help demolish Motion 312, Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth's attempt to give legal protection to fetuses.
The F Word
Laura Wood speaks with Barbara Hestrin about recent political challenges to women's reproductive rights and Nicole Deagan talks with an abortion counsellor about working in an abortion clinic.
Conservative Party backbencher Stephen Woodworth has put forward a motion that will result in a debate in Parliament on abortion, tentatively scheduled for Monday, April 26.
I'm taking the moment to come out in favour of womens' reproductive rights, and encouraging others to do the same.
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Attempts to re-ignite the abortion debate in Canada, an all-male Congressional contraception hearing, the jaw-dropping remarks of Rick Santorum; women's health isn't on the right-wing God's agenda.
Fake clinics like the Kamloops centre try to give the impression they are secular medical clinics run by professionals, when most are staffed solely by volunteers with no counselling credentials.
If a woman in PEI needs an abortion, she either has to pay her own travel costs to go to a hospital in Halifax or come up with almost $1,000 to get the procedure done privately in Fredricton.
A recap of how the abortion debate has already been underway, in the U.S. and in Canada.
Canadians accepted Stephen Harper's assurances that the abortion debate would not be reopened. But it has.
Not providing abortion services in PEI violates women’s constitutional rights, discriminates against women, and endangers their health and lives. It also contravenes the Canada Health Act.