Anti-abortion movement

Anti-abortion movement

No new law!

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Norah Hutchinson
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

 


Whose womb Is It, anyway?

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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Maggie Thompson
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 

Ultrasound: the first wave

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Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Dianne Patychuk
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

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. 


A survey of anti-choice protesting activity at Canadian abortion clinics

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English
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Online
Author: 
Fanda Wu
Joyce Arthur
Publisher: 
Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada
Publication Date: 
2010
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

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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Crisis pregnancy centers: an affront to choice

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National Abortion Federation
Publisher: 
National Abortion Federation
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Washington, D.C.

Seeks to educate individuals about deceptive "crisis pregnancy" facilities and empower women to make fully informed decisions about their reproductive health care.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Why anti-abortion groups should not have charitable tax status

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Pro-Choice Action Network
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Details ten reasons why anti-abortion groups and organisations should not benefit from having charitable tax status.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about funding and health issues

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Canadian Abortion Rights Action League
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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.

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ABOR.R47

Responses to anti-abortion arguments about the need for abortions

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Canadian Abortion Rights Action League
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

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

ISBN/ISSN: 
ABOR.R47
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