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Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice

Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice is maintained by the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. The blog features pro-choice perspectives on abortion rights but also provides commentary on all aspects of reproductive justice.

Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice July 9
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School in Roncesvalles, Toronto. Image: Enoch Leung/Flickr
Tina Beier | Canada prides itself on being inclusive, yet we have a system that privileges one group over the other. Why don't children of other religions get to attend schools of their religion for free?
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice April 15
Conservative Party of Canada Leader Erin O'Toole. Image credit: Erin O'Toole/Facebook
Tina Beier | Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole's claims to be pro-choice mean nothing if he allows his cabinet to issue and vote for anti-choice private member's bills.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice March 17
Doctor with a stethoscope. Image credit: Online Marketing/Unsplash
Kathryn McIntee | No one should be shamed for requesting an abortion, especially by their doctor. One woman shares her story.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice September 21
Higgs on the campaign trail in New Brunswick in September 2020. Image: Blaine Higgs/Twitter
Emily Williams | Fredericton's Clinic 554 was the sole private facility offering surgical abortion in the province. The government's failure to provide abortion services outside of hospitals goes against human rights.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice May 25
Pro-choice demonstrators in Bern, Switzerland, in 2018. (Image: jan zuppinger/Flickr)
Olivia De Brabandere | To truly care about women's rights means recognizing the harmful effects that the criminalization of abortion can have on women and transgender people throughout the world.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice May 7
Image: Bokskapet/Pixabay
Tina S. Beier | Some hospitals have denied support persons during labour for any patient suspected of having COVID-19, and home births have been suspended in Nova Scotia.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice October 17
Green party canvasser in B.C. Image: Vancouver Ghost/Wikimedia Commons
Tina S. Beier | How one voter's worries over climate change and reproductive justice are complicating her decision about who she will vote for in the federal election on October 21.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice August 14
Ontario Premier Doug Ford visits Joseph Brant Hospital to celebrate the completion and grand opening of its newly expanded facility. Image: Premier of Ontario Photography/Flickr
Tina S. Beier | An overview of the Ford government's cuts to health care in Ontario and how these cuts affect reproductive health, LGBTQ+ mental health, and privatization.
Blog - Viewpoint: Reproductive Justice July 24
Voting and reproductive justice rally. Photo: Bob Simmons/Flickr
Shari-Lynn Dueck | A cis woman's experience accompanying her transgender friend to the doctor makes it clear that reproductive rights will not be fully realized until the autonomy of transgender persons is respected.