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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 in Ontario

Here is what Interim editor Paul Tuns wrote at his blog Sobering Thoughts earlier today: Great point made by Campaign Life Coalition's Jack Fonseca: "Eliminating taxpayer funding for abortions that are not medically necessary is a political position that’s more popular amongst Ontarians than is the Liberal Party, the NDP or Tim Hudak’s PCs. So says a recent AngusReid opinion poll." Now that's because a majority of Ontario oppose taxpayer-funding of abortion. But typically, even the minority position on a ... (Continue reading)

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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CLC’s Defund Abortion campaign continues

As the year came to an end, Campaign Life Coalition’s petition campaign to defund abortion in Ontario had garnered nearly 10,000 signatures over the previous two months. CLC national president Jim Hughes told The Interim the campaign “was going well” and that “other provinces will benefit from Ontario’s experience.” Hughes also said the petitions will be presented to MPPs when they return to Queen’s Park in February. On Dec. 17, CLC Youth conducted a pamphleting blitz in three ridings in Hamilton, Toronto, and ... (Continue reading)

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2000 call for abortion to be defunded in Ontario

2000 call for abortion to be defunded in Ontario

On Oct. 22, more than 2000 people turned out for the Defund Abortion Rally at Queen’s Park organized by Campaign Life Coalition Youth. Eight speakers made the case against funding abortion insisting that the procedure is not medically necessary and highlighting what real health care is not covered by public funds. Campaign Life Coalition has calculated that the direct costs of abortion are at least $30 million and that the real direct and indirect ... (Continue reading)

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