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Planned Parenthood hypocritically backs Ferguson protesters

Planned Parenthood has been criticized for backing the #BlackLivesMatter campaign even though it disproportionately targets its abortion services towards the black community. “We are joining #Ferguson organizers and protesters in DC today – standing in solidarity with you! #HandsUpWalkOut #BlackLivesMatter,” said the organization with its PP Black Community Twitter account on Dec. 1 as part of a Twitter protest against the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, a black suspect in the Missouri community ... (Continue reading)

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New Brunswick eliminates regulations, funds abortion

New Brunswick eliminates regulations, funds abortion

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant gutted restrictions on abortion, including a requirement that a specialist carry out the procedure. On Nov. 26, New Brunswick premier Brian Gallant announced the government would increase abortion access in the province by rescinding Regulation 84-20 of the Medical Services Payment Act, which has been in force ... (Continue reading)

CMAJ, Society for Family Planning call for more abortion

CMAJ, Society for Family Planning call for more abortion

CLC's Mary Ellen Douglas said a new report is making the same old noises about abortion. A Society for Family Planning (SFP) survey was promoted in the Canadian Medical Association Journal calling for increased abortion access in Canada through the approval of the chemical abortion drug mifepristone, better known as RU-486. Mary Ellen Douglas of ... (Continue reading)

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Former Tory running for Liberals misrepresents abortion views

Former Tory running for Liberals misrepresents abortion views

Former MP Bill Casey seems to have flip-flopped on abortion to run for Justin Trudeau's Liberals. When a former Tory MP announced he would run in his old Nova Scotia riding for the Liberals, the first thing political journalists focused on was not the party-jumping involved in Bill Casey seeking the Liberal nomination in Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodobit ... (Continue reading)

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Britain votes to ban sex-selective abortion

Britain votes to ban sex-selective abortion

Canadian parliamentarians aren’t even allowed to debate gendercide Conservative MP Leon Benoit raised the issue of gendercide during a statement in the House of Commons Britain is making progress on banning sex-selective abortion. United Kingdom MPs voted in favour of Conservative MP Fiona Bruce’s Abortion (Sex Selection) Bill by 181-1 on ... (Continue reading)

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UNFPA report urges rights to sex, drugs and abortion for children

Upon release of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) annual report, The State of World Population 2014, UNFPA executive director Babatunde Osotimehin lauded the record number of global youth as “potential for economic and social progress” but the report claims that to realize a “demographic dividend” abortion and contraception must be made readily available to adolescents. The report also calls for liberalization of age of consent, drug, and prostitution laws. The State of the World Population report says, “young people require ... (Continue reading)

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Three national abortion groups merge

From Sept. 24 to Nov. 2, 2014, Canadians in 15 different cities across the country participated in 40 Days for Life, an international pro-life campaign that challenges participants to engage in 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion, peaceful vigil outside a local abortion facility, and community outreach. The campaign is in its eighth year, and the number of participants continues to grow. “I’m always so inspired by the level of dedication some of our prayer volunteers ... (Continue reading)

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Mississauga woman charged with hiding baby’s body acquitted because abortion is legal

A woman charged with leaving the body of her full-term baby daughter wrapped in a plastic bag on her apartment balcony in 2006 was found to be within her legal rights by an Ontario judge. Justice Toni Skarica of the Ontario Superior Court ruled there was a “reasonable possibility” that the mother killed her daughter before birth and then self-aborted before concealing her body. “The practical effect of the law, as I interpret it, is that any woman can destroy her ... (Continue reading)

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Politicians help fete Planned Parenthood Ottawa

Politicians help fete Planned Parenthood Ottawa

On Oct. 7, Planned Parenthood Ottawa held its annual fundraiser, and the event was attended by politicians and journalists, including two federal party leaders. The event was live-tweeted by Lauren Dobson-Hughes, president of Planned Parenthood Ottawa. She thanked NDP MPs Niki Ashton (Churchill) and Peggy Nash (Parkdale-High Park), NDP leader Thomas Mulcair, Liberal MPs Carolyn Bennett (St. Paul’s) and Kirsty Duncan (Etobicoke North), and Liberal leader Justin Trudeau, who were all in attendance. To the NDP in attendance, Dobson-Hughes, a former NDP ... (Continue reading)

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Science is neither good nor evil

Science is neither good nor evil

Scientific technology can be used to destroy or preserve human life Geneticist Jerome Lejeune discovered that an extra chromosome was responsible for trisomy 13 (Down syndrome) and hoped his finding would lead to a cure. Instead, it led to eugenic abortions where a majority of babies diagnosed with trisomy 13 are killed in utero. “It is impossible and it is ridiculous to pretend to ... (Continue reading)

Workplace discrimination against pregnant women can lead to abortions

Workplace discrimination against pregnant women can lead to abortions

Shoot! How is this going to affect my promotion? Some women are finding it hard to keep a job while being pregnant. The Washington Post reports that police officer Lyndi Trischler from Florence, Kentucky has filed a complaint against the city with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission after her supervisors at the police department refused to allow her to do ... (Continue reading)

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Website provides information about abortuary safety

A web site is providing women with information about records of abortion providers in the United States. The aim of AbortionSafety.com, organized by Kelsey Hazzard, president of Secular Pro-Life, is to provide women considering abortion with information while they are at home, rather than on the sidewalk outside of the abortion mill. Hazzard told The Interim in an email that “we’re constantly told that abortion is such a safe medical procedure...but the repeat offenders rarely get any press. Many legal ... (Continue reading)

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Open letter to Justin Trudeau from seven former Liberal MPs

Open letter to Justin Trudeau from seven former Liberal MPs

Tom Wappel (Scarborough Southwest, 1988-2008). Member of Parliament for 20 years. Editor’s Note: On Sept. 18, seven former MPs emailed an open letter to Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. The Interim reprints the letter in its entirety below.  Dear Mr. Trudeau; We, the undersigned, former Liberal Members of Parliament, are concerned about your recent pronouncement that people who hold a particular view on a given moral issue, as a matter of conscience, cannot ... (Continue reading)

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Abortion becomes issue in New Brunswick election

Abortion becomes issue in New Brunswick election

Despite besting the provincial Progressive Conservatives by nine percentage points (43 per cent compared to 34) in the Sept. 22 New Brunswick election, the Liberals eked out a bare majority, leading in 27 ridings in the 49-seat provincial legislature. The Tories took 21 and the Green Party won a Fredericton riding. The focus of the election was, of course, the economy and the environment and how to best create jobs. ... (Continue reading)

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Morgentaler abortuary closes in Frederiction

The only free-standing abortion mill in Atlantic Canada stopped doing abortion on July 18 after operators of the Fredericton Morgentaler Clinic failed to convince the New Brunswick government to provide full funding for abortions committed at the facility. The abortion mill was not officially scheduled to be closed until the end of July, prompting local pro-lifers to call the closing a “publicity stunt.” Elizabeth Crouchman, president of New Brunswick Right to Life, told LifeSiteNews, “I don’t see any victory for the ... (Continue reading)

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