In October 2014, about a year after its tabling in the House, Bill C-17, known as “Vanessa’s Law” in memory of Conservative MP Terence Young’s daughter, it was passed into law by the Canadian Parliament and given royal assent in November. With reference to women’s reproductive services needs, two questions remain with respect to this law. The first has to do with the continued delaying of the decision on RU 486 in Canada since 2012 (including twice since January 2014), and the second has to do with adverse reactions when incorrectly-formulated birth control pills do not work.
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