25 years since the Morgentaler decision: A celebration!

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 00:00

A celebration of the struggle that repealed Canada's abortion law, and the struggle for reproductive justice today.

With special guests: Judy Rebick • Michele Landsberg • Carolyn Egan • Angela Robertson • Jillian Bardsley

And screening of The Life and Times of Henry Morgentaler

Donation: $5

Sponsored by the Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics

Endorsed by Medical Students for Choice U of T, Arts for Choice

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Twenty-five years ago, the Supreme Court overturned the federal abortion law in the Morgentaler decision. Canada became one of the few countries in the world without criminal restrictions on abortion access because of the strength of a broad based movement for reproductive justice.

Come hear some of the veterans of that campaign speak of their experiences and what it took to win significant steps forward for women’s liberation in this historic battle with the Canadian state.

Women will also outline the challenges we are facing today with repeated private members motions and bills trying to roll back gains we have made, calls to defund abortion by Conservative MPPs in Ontario, women having to pay for clinic abortions in New Brunswick and a complete lack of services in Prince Edward Island.

Come out and join the movement for reproductive justice and fight the ongoing attack on abortion rights.

Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto
2 Sussex Avenue at St. George Street - nearest subway: St. George Station
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 55.3104" N, 79° 23' 58.6932" W
Ontario CA
Carolyn Egan

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