Defund Abortion

Defund Abortion campaign goes nation-wide

Defund Abortion campaign goes nation-wide

Two years after Campaign Life Coalition Youth launched the Defund Abortion campaign in Ontario that included two rallies at Queen’s Park, two sets of demonstrations at the riding offices, petitions, pamphleting, and a province-wide poll, CLC began rolling out the initiative across the country in September and October. On Sept. 28, 40 people attended the rally organized by CLC Newfoundland and Labrador at the House of Assembly in St. John’s. CLC ... (Continue reading)

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Defund abortion now

The campaign to defund abortion is going national, with the kickoff of formal Defund Abortion campaigns in Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Manitoba this Fall and Saskatchewan and Quebec next Spring. This Campaign Life Coalition initiative is an incremental effort we can all get behind, and not only pro-lifers. In 2011, The Interim, CLC, and LifeSiteNews.com co-sponsored an Abacus Data poll that found that a majority of Ontarians oppose taxpayer funding of all abortions regardless of circumstances ... (Continue reading)

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Defund Abortion campaign moving across the country

Defund Abortion campaign  moving across the country

The Defund Abortion Rally at Queen's Park this past March. In 2011, Campaign Life Coalition Youth began a new initiative to make Ontarians aware that their hard-earned tax dollars are funding abortions in the province without their consent. The Defund Abortion campaign has grown significantly since its first year as it has included two major rallues at Queen’s Park, mini-rallies at ... (Continue reading)

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Queen’s Park rally demands end to taxpayer funding of abortion

Queen’s Park rally demands end to taxpayer funding of abortion

More than 350 people braved the elements to urge the government to stop using taxpayer dollars to fund abortion. Despite wind, sleet, and temperatures of minus six, more than 350 people attended the Defund Abortion Rally organized by Campaign Life Coalition Youth at Queen’s Park on March 19. While the crowd was small at the start of the noon-hour event, causing concern among organizers, it quickly grew during the presentations ... (Continue reading)

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Defund Abortion Rally March 19 at Queen’s Park

Defund Abortion Rally March 19 at Queen’s Park

Campaign Life Coalition Youth is organizing its second Defund Abortion Rally to Queen’s Park on March 19, to demand an end to using taxpayer dollars to pay for abortions. On Oct. 22, 2011, an estimated 2000 people of all ages attended the first Defund Abortion Rally at the provincial legislature, but CLC’s follow-up last Fall was postponed when Hurricane Sandy forced its temporary cancellation over safety concerns. In 2011, Campaign Life ... (Continue reading)

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EFC releases abortion funding paper

According to a legal analysis released by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, provinces are free to fund, or not fund, abortion as they see fit. The report, “Provincial Decisions: Abortion Funding in Canada,” takes note of the law, regulations, and recent legal and political history of health care funding in general and abortion funding specifically. The EFC argues that a “provincial government may refuse to fund abortion procedures for its citizens,” since the 1867 Constitution Act gives provinces “constitutional jurisdiction ... (Continue reading)

Defund Abortion rallies held at 40 Ontario MPP constintuent offices

Defund Abortion rallies held at 40 Ontario MPP constintuent offices

One of the larger defund rallies Oct. 13 was at the constituency office of Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty in Ottawa. On Oct. 13 from 11 am to noon, pro-life activists and concerned taxpayers held simultaneous rallies at at least 40 Ontario MPP’s offices calling for an end to taxpayer funding of abortion. The event, coordinated by Campaign Life Coalition Youth, is the latest effort in a three-year campaign to defund abortion from ... (Continue reading)

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Defund abortion campaign hits 20,000 signatures

Campaigns to defund abortion launched in Alberta, Saskatchewan Last October following a successful Defund Abortion Rally at Queen’s Park, Campaign Life Coalition Youth announced a petition campaign with the goal of submitting 10,000 signatures of Ontario residents opposed to the $30-50 million (minimum) abortion costs the provinces taxpayers annually. In early March, CLC Youth co-ordinator Alissa Golob announced the campaign had garnered more than 20,000 signatures from almost every riding in the province – even as petitions ... (Continue reading)

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Pro-lifers demand abortion be debated

Pro-lifers demand abortion be debated

Prime Minister scrubs WeWantTheDebate links from Facebook page Six months have passed since the launch of a campaign challenging the myth that Canadians do not want a debate about abortion. The “We Want the Debate Campaign” began on October 18, 2011 with the goal of challenging the pro-abortion side to an open and fair debate about the issue. The group had planned to “expose the systematic distortion by ... (Continue reading)

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CLC Youth pamphleting blitz in 24 ridings

CLC Youth pamphleting blitz in 24 ridings

A provincial cold-snap did not prevent a pro-life youth group from handing out over 20,000 pamphlets on Jan. 14 to homes across the province. The pamphlet called upon taxpayers to unite in demanding that the government cease using tax dollars to fund an elective procedure that kills babies.   “The polls show that people just don’t know about abortion and how much we fork over to cover this medically unnecessary procedure that hurts women ... (Continue reading)

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