Search Resources (English): Anti-abortion movement

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Responses to anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues, including the so-called "post abortion syndrome," low birth rates, danger of the procedure, and its link with breast cancer.

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about the need for abortions

Suggests responses for anti-abortion arguments about the need and reasons for abortions.

Why anti-abortion groups should not have charitable tax status  
http://www.prochoiceactionnetwork-canada.org/articles/charities.shtml
Details ten reasons why anti-abortion groups and organisations should not benefit from having charitable tax status. (See Details)
Crisis pregnancy centers: an affront to choice  
http://www.prochoice.org/pubs_research/publications/downloads/public_policy/cpc_report.pdf
Seeks to educate individuals about deceptive "crisis pregnancy" facilities and empower women to make fully informed decisions about their reproductive health care. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Whose womb Is It, anyway?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article covers the Baby R controversy, the story of how the B.C Family and Child Services Act had been successfully used to seize a fetus and thereby force a woman into unwanted surgery.  Explains how this case set a dangerous precedent for all pregnant women. 

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Published: 1988
No new law!  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_1_Winter.pdf

This article outlines the spectrum of reactions to the supreme court decision on abortion. The author indicates abortion as a catalyst for raising other women's health issues. 

 


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Published: 1988
A survey of anti-choice protesting activity at Canadian abortion clinics  
http://www.arcc-cdac.ca/presentations/ARCC-survey-protest-activity.pdf

Survey reveals that 64% of abortion clinics in Canada clinics currently experience protest activity, while a further 15% have had protesters in the past. Finds that 73% of clinics have no legal protection from picketing.

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Published: 2010
Ultrasound: the first wave  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article shares the story of ultra sound technology and how it became a routine part of prenatal care. Provides information about what exactly ultra sound is and who benefits from this marketed technology. Explores social, ethical and legal issues. 


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Published: 1985