By Mike Schouten, Campaign Director, Weneedalaw.ca In a tragic event in Quebec City on August 10, Marie-Pier Gagné, 27, was struck by a car as she crossed a crosswalk by the hospital. Sadly, she died as the result of severe injuries. But, before she died, medical staff were able to safely deliver her pre-born baby …Continue reading "Pre-born baby girl saved after mother struck by car and dies"
By Wilma Zekveld Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at the Canadian pro-life site, Unmasking Choice. Recently I had the opportunity to visit the sobering 9/11 memorial site in New York City. Even though I was only nine years old when the airplanes crashed into the Twin Towers I can vividly …Continue reading "A Sobering Truth"
By Maria McCann Editor’s note. This appeared at the Canadian Center for Bio-Ethical Reform and is reprinted with permission. Several years ago, I encountered the ideas of the Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas while I idly skimmed my high school religion textbook. I was intrigued by his philosophy of “the face-to-face.” Levinas argues that when we …Continue reading "The call for an ethical conversation: seeing the faces of the pre-born"
By Mike Schouten – Campaign Director, Weneedalaw.ca Human Rights Day, marked every December 10th, commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General Assembly. In addition to the Universal Declaration, Canada is also a signatory to six other major international human rights conventions. One of these is the Convention …Continue reading "On International Human Rights Day, Canada Remains Silent on Human Rights Issues at Home"