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Watch it now! Latest research from Canada, USA and Europe on euthanasia and assisted suicide VIDEO

Video of the deVeber Institute's Annual Public Lecture: Latest research from Canada, USA and Europe on euthanasia and assisted suicide with guest key-note speaker Alex Schadenberg is available for you to view now! The whole presentation may be viewed here.

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2014 Newsletter Available Now!

Highlights include:
  • Feature story: New Book Shatters Myths about Abortion Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women
Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women covers more than 650 scientific articles and studies, in 21 diverse chapters in four major sections: The Big Picture, The Medical Impact, The Psychological and Social Impact, and Women’s voices.
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2014 Newsletter Available Now!

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DeVeber Institute's Research Director Published in the National Post

‘Good reasons’

Re: Abortion Delays Cited In New Study, Nov. 24.
There may be good reasons why mifepristone and misoprostol (RU-486) have not yet been legalized for medical abortions in Canada. Their failure rate in international studies ranges between 4% and 16% or higher. Medical abortions also have more adverse side effects than surgical abortion, and the children who survive them have a much higher incidence of birth defects, including Möbius syndrome.

Of course, almost every woman seeking an abortion does have a real alternative. She can carry her pregnancy to term.

Ian Gentles, research director, deVeber Institute for Bioethics, Toronto.