Thanks pookie, that helps. I've sent off a letter to Ms. Ashton cc to Joyce. Funny enuf J had already discussed my suggestion with NA just 2 weeks ago. Fingers crossed, altho what a shitstorm it could create, ha!
I'm sure the numbers (if we could even find them) do not merit restriction on abortions. It is a wedge and it is racist. Are women of certain ethnic backgrounds going to be treated with a jaundiced eye by their physicians? Are physicians of certain ethnic backgrounds going to be scrutinized? Regulating and discouraging sex selection termination procedures should be the responsibility of the College of Physician and Surgeons. Let them police for any unethical practices.
Ontario's Progressive Conservatives say they don't plan to re-open the abortion debate, even though three of them sponsored a news conference today to stop public funding of abortions.Conservatives John O'Toole, Randy Hillier and Rick Nicholls cleared the way for Campaign Life to use the legislature's media studio to announce a province-wide campaign to "defund" abortions.PC finance critic Peter Shurman says the debate on abortion is closed, and his three colleagues are acting "entirely on their own," and are allowed to have their own opinions on the issue.
The letter states: "These killings appear to have started out as attempted abortions, but the babies were born alive."Their "proof"? A blog post from October 19, 2012, that claims, "From 2000 to 2009 in Canada, there were 491 abortions, of 20 weeks gestation and greater, that resulted in live births." The blog's author explains that she came up with this number after looking through Statistics Canada's statistics on deaths during the perinatal period, specifically the section entitled "Termination of pregnancy, affecting fetus and newborn". ...For those playing at home, here's why a woman would have an abortion after 20 weeks:The fetus is likely going to die The woman carrying the fetus is likely going to dieAll of the above