Conservative Party Leader Erin O'Toole. Image: Erin O'Toole/Twitter
Joyce Arthur | For a politician to be truly pro-choice, they must take a strong stance against any attempt to restrict abortion rights or access. O'Toole has made it clear he will not do so.
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David J. Climenhaga | Albertans aren't all for a private member's bill which would restrict reproductive rights. But don't count on the common sense or common decency of the UCP caucus to ensure the right thing gets done.
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Scott Neigh | Jessi Taylor talks about the campaign to Save Clinic 554, a practice that is a rare source of abortion services, trans care and specialized care for other marginalized populations in New Brunswick.
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.
Pro-choice activists stage counter-protest. Photo: Zhu/Flickr
Joyce Arthur | Canada's pro-choice movement is in good fighting form, and stronger than ever. That's the undeniable conclusion after living through ongoing anti-choice activity over the last three months.
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David Suzuki | Education, family planning and women's rights are important for many reasons, but many forces worldwide, especially religious, have prevented women from being treated equally and with respect.
Pro-choice demonstration. Photo: jordanuhl7/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | The epidemic of unconstitutional anti-abortion legislation across the United States has ignited a firestorm of opposition. The reality is that a majority of Americans are pro-choice.
March for Life on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, 2016. Photo: Ross Dunn/Flickr
Matthew Behrens | When Alabama legislators passed the most restrictive abortion law in the U.S. last week, many seemingly progressive people immediately reacted by blaming Muslims.
Planned Parenthood rally. Photo: American Life League/Flickr
Antonia Zerbisias, Broadsides | Women don't have equal pay. Lawmakers are trying to strip us of the right to control our bodies. And, when we do make babies, we have little access to safe and affordable child care.
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Mercedes Allen | When Ontario MPP Sam Oosterhoff pledges to make abortion "unthinkable in our lifetime," it's helpful to look at religious conservative media for clues as to what he might mean.
Abortion rights protest sign on lamp post. Photo: John Brighenti/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | For close to half a century, the right to a safe, legal abortion has been guaranteed by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision, but now that right is under threat.
A mom and her newborn baby at the Maternal and Child Health Training Institute for medically needy in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: UN Photo/Kibae Park/Flickr
Karl Nerenberg | In many parts of the world, infant and maternal mortality continue to be frightfully high, made worse by the persistent prevalence of child marriage and teen pregnancy.