you believe that human life begins at conception (fertilization)?
2. Are there any circumstances under which you believe a
woman should have access to abortion?
(Note: Surgical or medical intervention, designed to prevent
the death of the mother i.e., in the cases of tubal pregnancy or
cervical cancer, which results in the unintended and undesired death
of the preborn child is not an abortion).
If elected, will you actively oppose the testing and sale of the
abortion-inducing pill RU486 in Canada?
4. Will you actively work to prohibit by law the use of human
embryos, at whatever stage of their development, for the purpose
of scientific experimentation?
5. If elected, will you work to exclude abortion as an insured
health service under the Canada Health Act?
6. If elected, will you actively work to defeat any proposed
legislation designed to permit the deliberate killing (euthanasia)
of a human being regardless of age, state of health or "anticipated
quality of life" (especially the terminally ill, the handicapped
newborn, the disabled and medically vulnerable persons)?
7. If elected, will you oppose any initiative to permit "doctor
If elected, would you support measures giving individual Members
of Parliament greater power to introduce legislation?8b. If elected,
would you bring forward pro-life measures to be debated and voted
upon by the House of Commons?
If elected, would you bring forward pro-life measures to be debated
and voted upon by the House of Commons.
8c. If elected, would you actively support measures to
introduce and pass a law to protect very human life from the time
of conception (fertilization) onward?
8d. Do you believe that elected MPs have the moral responsibility
to make decisions on matters such as defining the legal rights
of the unborn?
FOR CANADIAN ALLIANCE CANDIDATES ONLY
Canadian Alliance Policy # 68. "We believe that a high level
of citizen participation in the democratic decision-making process
is vital to ensuring the legitimacy of the political system. MPs
must ensure major issues receive a full and fair public airing
so that an informed democratic decision can be made. Where an
MP finds that a clear consensus has been reached on an issue,
his or her responsibility is to represent that consensus over
party or personal views."
In light of the above (Canadian Alliance Policy #68) would
you agree or disagree with the following statement: "I believe
that this obligation cannot bind legislators to vote in favour
of measures which would abrogate inalienable human rights, such
as the rights to life, liberty, and property."
Canadian Alliance Policy # 72. "We recognize there are issues
so important to Canadians that direct public input is desirable.
Therefore, we will introduce measures that allow citizens to initiate
binding referenda. In addition, we will also seek the consensus
of all Canadians through judicious use of national referenda,
both on issues having significant implications for Canadian society
and on proposed changes to the country's Constitution."
Do you believe that a national referendum is an appropriate vehicle
to address the issue of defining the legal rights of the unborn?
Do you believe that a national referendum is the ONLY appropriate
vehicle to address the issue of defining the legal rights of the
Do you consider yourself _____ pro-life or _____ pro-choice? (check