Our website (www.morgentaler25years.ca) honours the heroic sacrifices of Dr. Morgentaler, including numerous trials and a jail sentence, before he was finally and fully vindicated by the court.
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
The Governor General must retract two medals given to habitual anti-abortion criminals.
ARCC's online petition against Motion 312 has garnered nearly 20,000 signatures, and was sent to Ottawa.
That's the headline we want to see when we wake up on June 14, the day after the vote on Motion 312, Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth's attempt to turn back the clock on women's rights.
Through rallies, presentations and meetings with elected officials, we are slowly working to ensure provincial accessibility for abortion services.
Motion M-312 is motivated solely by anti-abortion ideology. The intent is to bestow legal personhood on fetuses in order to re-criminalize abortion.
Fake clinics like the Kamloops centre try to give the impression they are secular medical clinics run by professionals, when most are staffed solely by volunteers with no counselling credentials.
Not providing abortion services in PEI violates women’s constitutional rights, discriminates against women, and endangers their health and lives. It also contravenes the Canada Health Act.
Anti-choice activists in Canada argue that abortion should be defunded and that women should pay out-of-pocket for abortion care. But that is a position that ignores evidence and human rights.
Totals of Members of Parliament from each party who are anti-choice, pro-choice, or unknown, with comparisons just before the election on May 2, 2011 and now.