Media Release, January 28, 2013 A woman’s right to choose must be protected New Democrats celebrate Dr. Morgentaler’s legacy OTTAWA  –  On the 25th anniversary of the landmark R. v. Morgentaler Supreme Court decision, New Democrats are reaffirming a deep commitment to protect women’s right to choose. “Twenty-five years ago the Supreme Court decision defended.. read more →

This article is cross-posted from By Joyce Arthur | February 4, 2013 On January 28, 2013, Canada celebrated 25 years of no abortion law. The Supreme Court of Canada threw out our criminal law in its entirety in 1988 because it violated women’s constitutional rights to bodily security, life, liberty, autonomy and conscience. I’ve.. read more →

04 Feb 2013
February 4, 2013

R v. Morgentaler, 25 Years Later

by Todd Aalgard, Torontoist, January 30, 2013 Key figures in the trial of Henry Morgentaler reflect on the evolution of social justice in Canada. Read the full article here. read more →

wmtc, February 1, 2013 This week I attended an inspiring event co-sponsored by Ontario Coalition for Abortion Clinics and University of Toronto Medical Students for Choice: a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Morgentaler decision, which legalized abortion in Canada. Innis Hall was packed to the rafters, with people listening in the hallway, unable.. read more →

Rebel Youth, February 1, 2013 In the same week as women and men celebrate the 25th anniversary of the historic Morgentaler decision which decriminalized abortion in Canada, a group of right-wing Harper Conservative MPs want to push women’s reproductive rights back into the dark ages. Read the full article here. read more →