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