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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.
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Joyce Arthur | Overt racism is a bridge too far for the Ontario PC party. Even homophobia must be kept fairly muted. Yet open misogyny is perfectly acceptable.
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The ad pictured on a Vancouver bus. Image: Garnett Genuis/Twitter
David J. Climenhaga | Conservative MP Garnett Genuis said his supporters crowdfunded the ads appearing on buses in Vancouver, and insists they're not attacking reproductive rights.
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Mercedes Allen | Alberta's conscience rights in health care -- Bill 207 -- not only codifies a problematic exemption in law, it widens those powers considerably. Here are what problems can arise.
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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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Political scientist Duane Bratt says Bill 207 shows the UCP is more like the Wildrose Party than the old Progressive Conservatives. Image: David J. Climenhaga
David J. Climenhaga | The private member's bill purports merely to support constitutional rights, but its purpose is clearly to wedge open the door for more restrictions on reproductive rights.
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Peace River MLA Dan Williams being sworn into office. Image: Dan Williams/Facebook
David J. Climenhaga | This ploy is a well-understood part of the anti-choice playbook, so it seems likely the bill is an attempt to find a way to limit access to abortion services and contraception.
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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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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.
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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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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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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.