Benoit urges Parliament to condemn gender-selection abortion

This press release was issued earlier today by Conservative MP Leon Benoit (Vegreville-Wainright). Benoit urges Parliament to condemn gender-selection abortion OTTAWA  (07 November 2014)  - Leon Benoit, Member of Parliament for Vegreville-Wainwright, made the following statement in the House of Commons on November 6th, 2014.  In light of the 85th anniversary of the Persons Case I acknowledge the many Canadians who are working to ensure [...]

2014-11-07T20:27:32-05:00November 7, 2014|Soconvivium|

Med journal raises flag on sex-selective abortions

An editorial in the Jan. 16 Canadian Medical Association Journal written by Dr. Rajendra Kale, the interim editor-in-chief, advocates for measures to curb sex-selective abortion of girls. “Female feticide happens in India and China by the millions, but it also happens in North America in numbers large enough to distort the male to female ratio in some ethnic groups,” he wrote [...]

2012-02-20T08:06:20-05:00February 20, 2012|Abortion|

Missing the forest for the trees

For years The Interim has carried stories about sex-selective abortions and female feticide. In 1992, we ran an article about a woman who was doing sidewalk counselling in Calgary who was able to talk to a would-be mother of East Indian descent. She did not want to have an abortion but her partner did – after they found out that their child [...]

2012-02-20T07:59:39-05:00February 20, 2012|Paul Tuns|
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