Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Re-Opening the Debate in Canada

OTTAWA — A controversial proposal from a Conservative backbencher to legally define fetuses as human beings — and reopen the abortion debate — will have its day in the House of Commons.

Tory MP Stephen Woodworth wants Parliament to create a committee of politicians whose task it will be to review a law that stops short of defining unborn children as "human beings."

A committee of MPs has agreed to give Woodworth at least one hour of debate sometime in April. He will receive a second hour of debate sometime either in late spring or early fall.
Read the article in the Ottawa Citizen

It seems that the debate on abortion may get re-opened despite Prime Minister Harper's insistence that he will not debate the issue. Some things just have a way of asserting themselves.

h/t Pro Woman Pro Life

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