Posts tagged “Anti-abortion campaign”

Campaigning doctor changed abortion law in Canada

October 26th, 2010
Campaigning doctor changed abortion law in Canada

Holocaust survivor Dr Henry Morgentaler was one of those responsible for changing the draconian abortion laws in Canada, by challenging the status quo and even carrying out illegal procedures. Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, women needing terminations had to look for doctors and clinics who were prepared to risk prosecution by carrying out the procedures […]

Australians struggle with abortion dilemma

October 25th, 2010
Australians struggle with abortion dilemma

Although 80,000 terminations are carried out in Australia every year, the procedure is still considered illegal in most states and can only be carried out very early in pregnancy with the approval of two doctors. This strange combination of illegality and acceptance has been brought into the spotlight recently, thanks to a case involving a […]

Have explicit anti-abortion posters crossed the moral line?

October 11th, 2010
Have explicit anti-abortion posters crossed the moral line?

In many media outlets, there are some images which are produced to cause an immediate reaction. Some might even offend which can cause outrage by many. After trying to put up an explicit anti-abortion display at Carleton University, five Ontario university students did exactly that. Attempts were made to put juxtaposed images of bloody fetuses […]

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