Bob Rae won't defend abortion rights
There is a Tory private members bill about to be voted on thatwould define a fetus as a human being.
Every single NDP MP will vote against this bill. Its not even necessary to whip the vote since every single NDP MP is pro-choice.
The Liberals are a different story. They are total hypocrits. Bob Rae says he will allow a "free vote" so that all those anti-abortion religious freak Liberal MPs can vote with the Tories and help pass the bill. At the same time the Liberals are sending out fundraising letters trying to get people to write cheques to the liberal party - to defend abortion rights and oppose the very bill that Rae is planning to help Harper pass.
"Interim Liberal leader Bob Rae said this vote would be open as are all private member's votes. He has no idea whether any caucus members will support the motion,"
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