Monthly Archives: May 2015

No charter right to abortion

Ever since the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Morgentaler in 1988, one misunderstanding prevails, chiefly that women in Canada have a constitutional right to abortion. Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau’s pronouncements on abortion received much media coverage last spring. … Continue reading

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Life in the womb at 8 weeks

The heart of an unborn child begins to beat at around the 21st day after conception. Brain waves can be recorded by six weeks. The first movement of body, arms and legs occur at 7 weeks although the mother will … Continue reading

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Life before birth

Human life begins at conception. Our fist nine months of life are eventful in terms of development. An unborn child is a human being, the offspring of a human mother and a human father. The late Dr. J√©rome Lejeune, professor … Continue reading

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Dangers of assisted suicide and euthanasia

There is reason to be concerned about assisted suicide and euthanasia. Consider the following: Assisted suicide and euthanasia devalue the lives of people with disabilities or chronic illness. There is a disability prejudice underlying the push for these practices in … Continue reading

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After the Supreme Court decision in Carter, what comes next?

Life Canada, the national educational pro-life organization released this letter on April 2, 2015 following the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Carter case: Open Letter to the Government of Canada re. Supreme Court Decision in the … Continue reading

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