Not a single anti-choice private member item was accepted for debate in Parliament this session. A look a the rules of Parliament can tell us why.
The anti-choice movement has launched a national campaign to try to convince provinces to defund abortion. This campaign is the latest of numerous attempts over the years.
Has Canada's anti-choice movement been gaining the upper hand in the last few years? It might seem that way sometimes. But there's another way to look at it, taking into account pro-choice victories.
Dr. Henry Morgentaler died peacefully at his home on May 29. Carolyn Egan worked closely with him in the campaign for choice on abortion.
In the media avalanche following Dr. Henry Morgentaler's death on May 29, two radically different views of the man quickly emerged.
Despite Harper's majority inside Parliament, the pro-choice majority outside Parliament defeated his latest motion.
Our website (www.morgentaler25years.ca) honours the heroic sacrifices of Dr. Morgentaler, including numerous trials and a jail sentence, before he was finally and fully vindicated by the court.
With several female MPs at his side, Conservative MP Mark Warawa held a press conference Wednesday on Parliament Hill to promote his Motion 408, which would "condemn discrimination against females."
Melissa Graham and Jesse McLaren
Rona Ambrose, Minister for Status of Women, voted in September to support the anti-choice Motion 312 in order to "raise concern about discrimination by sex-selection abortion."
The Governor General must retract two medals given to habitual anti-abortion criminals.