Liberal majority in Canadian Parliament defeats proposed unborn victims of crime law

By Paul Tuns Editor’s note. This appeared in the Canadian pro-life publication, The Interim and is reposted with permission. A private member’s bill that would have made it a separate crime to assault a pregnant woman causing the death of her unborn child was overwhelmingly defeated on October 19 by a 209-76 vote. Put forth …

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Bill to protect pregnant women who have chosen to carry their child to term voted down in Canada

Ottawa, October 19 – Members of Parliament Wednesday voted 209 – 76 against Bill C-225, also known as “Cassie and Molly’s Law.” This bill would have made it a crime to injure or kill a woman’s pre-born child during the commission of a crime against the mother. Currently, a pregnant woman victimized by violent crime …

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Opponents of a bill to protect women who’ve chosen to carry their babies to term are endangering women

Editor’s note. This update was provided by WeNeedaLAW.ca Ottawa, September 28, 2016 – A private member’s bill put forward by Cathay Wagantall is receiving pushback from Joyce Arthur, executive director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. Arthur has initiated a petition calling upon the House of Commons to oppose Bill C-225. The petition is …

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Poll confirms majority of Canadians support Cassie & Molly’s Law

Nearly 70% support law that would make it a separate crime to cause harm or the death of an unborn child while attacking a pregnant woman On July 21, 2016, Member of Parliament Cathay Wagantall released the results of a national poll commissioned from Nanos in relation to her proposed Bill C-225, also known as …

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