By We Need a Law The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) recently released its abortion data for 2020. The goal of the pro-life movement is to reduce the abortion rate as far as possible, so we want to take note of the statistics. Are we being successful? The short answer is that, even after …Continue reading "Woefully Inadequate reporting of abortions in Canada"
Even though Arianna and Asaara never went to an abortion clinic, Parliament’s failure to recognize the human rights of pre-born children means that victims like Asaara go unrecognized by the law, even when their death has nothing to do with abortion. Read the full story.Continue reading "Canada’s continued failure to recognize the human rights of pre-born children"
Losing a loved one to a violent crime is a hurt that cannot be repaired even by the harshest sentence possible. Arianna and her daughter Asaara were buried together – Asaara a perfectly formed baby who died waiting for emergency services to arrive. Read the whole story.Continue reading "Losing a loved one to a violent crime is a hurt that cannot be repaired"
By We Need a Law It looks like the end of legal proceedings in the murder of 27-year-old Arianna Goberdhan, who was killed along with her pre-born daughter Asaara in 2017. Nicholas Baig pled guilty to the murder in 2019 and his latest appeal was rejected after he missed his 30-day window to appeal by …Continue reading "Pre-born victims of crime in Canada continue to go unrecognized"
By Michael Cook Canada legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in 2016, five years ago. Both supporters and critics of “medical aid in dying”, as the Canadians call it, have examined whether the controversial legislation is working as planned. In the Journal of Medical Ethics last August, two of Canada’s leading academic activists for MAiD, Udo …Continue reading "After five years, is Canada’s ‘medical aid in dying’ legislation working? "
By We Need a Law Editor’s note. This very thoughtful piece ran January 26 on the web page of We Need a Law on January 26. We Need a Law is a public policy organization that works for legislation protecting pre-born children in Canada. Today marks 34 years since the Morgentaler decision, the court case …Continue reading "Morgentaler promoted abortion in hopes of increasing “compassion”"
By We Need a Law Ottawa, ON – The Ontario Divisional Court ruled Wednesday that the city of Guelph’s decision to remove pro-life bus ads was unreasonable in light of the Charter. “We’re happy to see the Court confirm that we have the freedom to express the pro-life viewpoint,” said Tabitha Ewert, the lawyer who …Continue reading "Canadian Court rules in favor of Pro-life ads"
By Pete Baklinski, Director of Communications Hamilton, Ontario, January 27, 2022 (Campaign Life Coalition) – In a big win for pro-life free speech, a judicial panel in Ontario unanimously ruled on Wednesday that the city of Guelph’s decision to pull pro-life ads from buses without weighing free speech rights was “unreasonable.” “This is a tremendous …Continue reading "Victory: Canadian Pro-lifers Win Free-Speech Case in Court"
By We Need a Law Ottawa, ON – January 28th marks 34 years since the Supreme Court of Canada struck down Canada’s abortion law and unintentionally set off a lengthy era of zero abortion restrictions in Canada. “In 1988, the Supreme Court ruled that the specific abortion regime at that time was unconstitutional, and they …Continue reading "January 28 marks 34 years of no abortion law in Canada"
“I think in particular, though, with assisted suicide, it was how easily the slope became slippery” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Andrew Coyne is a well known Canadian columnist with the Globe and Mail and is a past editor of the National Post. Coyne has commented on assisted suicide on several occasions …Continue reading "Andrew Coyne: Canada’s slippery assisted suicide slope."
By We Need a Law So, we’re back with basically the same Parliament we had before, give or take a handful of individuals. While this election result felt like a collective shrug of Canadian shoulders, there were some big, bad promises made that we need to keep an eye on post-election. While Trudeau campaigned on …Continue reading "Canadian Liberals support only one choice: abortion"
By We Need a Law Women who choose motherhood should be honored and respected in that choice. Allowing offenders to get away, quite literally, with murder does nothing to empower women or protect real choice. It is well established that the risk of violence against women increases when they are pregnant, yet consequences for their …Continue reading "Canada is failing its pregnant women"