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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.
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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.
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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.
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Defending reproductive rights in Alberta
Scott Neigh | The 1988 Supreme Court Decision legalizing abortion in Canada made history, but Alberta Pro-Choice Coalition board member Kathy Dawson says there is still a long way to go 31 years later.
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Jason Kenney in 2013. Photo: michael_swan/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Encouraging "free votes" may seem odd for a leader who quick-marched his MLAs out of the legislature every time there was a vote on protest-free bubble zones around abortion clinics. But maybe not.
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David J. Climenhaga | A foot in the door. This is how the fight to destroy women's reproductive rights began in the United States, and this is how the social conservative right intends to see it start in Canada too.
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Scott Neigh | Sandeep Prasad and Frédérique Chabot talk about the work of Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights.
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Screenshot of the offending anti-abortion video
David J. Climenhaga | Albertans deserve to know what opposition politicians would actually do about such situations in tax-financed schools.
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Marie Renaud
David J. Climenhaga | I shudder to think of the abuse Marie Renaud will get for raising this question. She has done us all a favour by bluntly asking.
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Kylie Kendall | The abortion drug Mifepristone will soon be available in Canada. However prohibitive restrictions from Health Canada may temper the drug's overall effectiveness and use.
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Redeye Collective | On March 31, the P.E.I. government said they would start providing local access for abortions by the end of 2016. The change in policy was the result of a legal challenge by Abortion Access Now PEI.
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Alyse Kotyk | On Thursday afternoon, the P.E.I. government announced that it will soon provide abortion service on the Island for the first time in almost 35 years.