Morgentaler promoted abortion in hopes of increasing “compassion”

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 …

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Canadian Court rules in favor of Pro-life ads

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 …

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Victory: Canadian Pro-lifers Win Free-Speech Case in Court

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 …

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January 28 marks 34 years of no abortion law in Canada

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 …

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Andrew Coyne: Canada’s slippery assisted suicide slope.

“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 …

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Canadian Liberals support only one choice: abortion

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 …

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Canada installs its first ever safe surrender baby box

By Bridget Sielicki Canada’s first-ever safe surrender baby box has been installed in a fire station in Strathmore, Alberta. Safe surrender boxes are a fixture in many communities throughout the United States, often associated with the Safe Haven Baby Boxes organization. This Canadian counterpart is based on the same idea, providing a safe, climate-controlled environment …

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New ruling affirms freedom to access Ontario abortion statistics

An informed discussion of abortion requires information By We Need a Law Ontario’s Ministry of Health was ordered to release abortion statistics by the Information and Privacy Commissioner – in a decision that relied heavily on a recent case won by our parent organization, ARPA [Association for Reformed Political Action] Canada. That 2017 case, where …

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Private Member’s Bills: Why they matter to pro-life Canadians

By We Need a Law In our current political context, the only way to advance protections for pre-born children is to work with individual MPs who are committed to being a voice for life. As we go into a new Parliamentary session, we here at We Need a Law are eagerly hoping that a pro-life …

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Manitoba legislature votes down abortion bill to squelch free speech

By We Need a Law Ottawa, Ontario – MLA [Member of the Legislative Assembly] Nahanni Fontaine’s Bill 207–the Abortion Protest Buffer Zone Act–was voted down yesterday in the Manitoba legislature. This is the second time Manitoba MLAs have refused to silence pro-life expression or to deny women information about abortion. We are grateful for all …

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Nova Scotia and Ontario report increase in euthanasia deaths

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last March, Canada’s federal government passed Bill C-7 to widen access to euthanasia (MAiD) in Canada. I have written articles on the increasing number of euthanasia deaths but now Rebecca Lau reported for Global news that Nova Scotia has temporarily put (MAiD) euthanasia referrals on hold as “increased demand …

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