Why should Canadians shut up about access to safe abortions?
By Sheila CoppsJun. 3, 2019
Conservative Party Leader Andrew Scheer says he supports equality for women, paying homage to his own mother who sponsored a refugee group during an immigration announcement last week. But his actions, and those of his party, tell a different story.
Thousands of anti-abortion protesters, pictured May 9, 2019, on the Hill. The usual suspects are lining up telling Canadian women to shut up about the abortion question, including anti-feminist Margaret Wente, penned a column last week accusing Liberals of creating a false issue, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—The usual suspects are lining up telling Canadian women to shut up about the abortion question.
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