Election campaigning in Canada officially begins, and abortion rightly a key issue

By We Need a Law.ca While the federal election campaign began, for all intents and purposes, months ago, yesterday Parliament was dissolved and the campaigning officially begins. As the leaders and candidates hit the campaign trail, We Need a Law encourages all Canadians to ask the candidates what they will do to protect pre-born human …

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Pro-life Canadians want clear answers this election

By We Need a Law Editor’s note. In a parliamentary system of government, a “private member’s bill” is a bill introduced by a legislator who is not acting on behalf of the executive branch. Because of pro-life Canadians, we have seen a growing debate about abortion. You’ve used your voice to talk about pre-born human …

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Time for Canadian Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to be clear on abortion

By We Need a Law As the election approaches, Conservative leader Andrew Scheer continues to be vague on the issue of pre-born human rights. “Instead of any clear statement, Scheer has chosen to fall back on not ‘re-opening’ the debate, as if this debate isn’t already happening all over Canada right now,” said Tabitha Ewert, …

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The irony in the Canadian response to the movie “Unplanned”

By We Need a Law Editor’s note. WeNeedaLaw is a Canadian pro-life organization. In a country where politicians either espouse abortion as a human right to be promoted on a global scale or promise never to bring up the issue again, Unplanned has sent some much-needed shock waves into the Canadian conversation. Unless you’re involved …

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50 years after abortion legalized in Canada: Why it still matters.

By We Need a Law Ottawa, Ontario– To mark the 50th anniversary of abortion’s legalization under Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, several producers have worked with a Calgary-based filmmaker in putting together The Missing Project. This is a two-part initiative that began with the release of daily short video stories on how abortion has impacted Canadians. …

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Trump and Pence versus Trudeau—Life versus Death

By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues President Trump and Vice President Pence have strongly defended not only their belief that children in the womb and their mothers should be protected from the violence of abortion but their foreign policy seeks to fund international organizations that advance life-affirming solutions and non-violent health care services. In contrast, …

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Canada’s Maxime Bernier on abortion: “This issue is not settled”

By We Need a Law Maxime Bernier, leader of the upstart People’s Party of Canada, has issued some strong statements in support of advancing abortion regulations in Canada. In a series of tweets, Maxime Bernier responded to a report in La Presse newspaper that the Ministry of Health in Quebec was looking into ensuring late-term …

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No, Canada’s abortion debate is far from ‘settled’

By Jonathan Van Maren Let’s run a little thought experiment. Suppose I told you about a social and political issue so explosive that it brings the largest number of people each year to Parliament Hill to protest, with more than 10,000 gathering in Ottawa this year to express their discontent with the government while thousands …

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Canadian Cinemas ‘Effectively Ban’ Film ‘Unplanned’ Over ‘Pro-Life Content’

By Gabriel Hays According to its producers, the pro-life film Unplanned has been effectively “banned” in Canada due to several prominent Canadian distributors’ refusal to pick up the film because of its pro-life content. Both Landmark and Cineplex, “two of the largest distributors in Canada” have refused to run Unplanned in Canadian theaters. Writer and …

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Fifty Canadians share their abortion stories to mark 50 years of legal abortion

The Missing Project documents what Canadians miss when they ignore this issue. By We Need a Law On May 14th, 1969, Parliament legalized abortion but few films have shown the impact of this change on Canadians. The Missing Project marks the anniversary of the 1969 law, by sharing 50 stories of Canadians from across the …

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Fifty Canadians share their abortion stories to mark 50 years of legal abortion

By We Need a Law.ca This Mother’s Day, a new film project launched, documenting 50 years of legal abortion in Canada. The Missing Project documents what Canadians miss when they ignore the issue of abortion. On May 14th, 1969, Parliament legalized abortion, but few films have shown the impact of this change on Canadians. The …

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Prolifers unite for Canadian March for Life on 50th anniversary of legalized abortion

By Lianne Laurence OTTAWA, May 9, 2019 — Thousands of Canadians are in Ottawa today for the national March for Life marking 50 years of legal abortion in their country. But as well as mourning the four million unborn children killed by abortion in those five decades, pro-life advocates are looking ahead to Canada’s federal …

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