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Trudeau’s overseas abortion funding is misguided, says report

Published by Evan Boudreau, The Catholic Register, April 12, 2017

http://www.catholicregister.org/item/24855-trudeau-s-overseas-abortion-funding-is-misguided-says-report

By exporting abortion to the developing world the Canadian government is jeopardizing the morality of the nation and the mortality of those it should be helping, says a bioethics and social research report.

It's been a busy 2015

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Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women:

Annual Public Lecture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kathy Matusiak
The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research
Tel. 416-256-0555
Email: bioethics@deveber.org

BIOETHICIST PUT PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE ON TRIAL
Rights and respect for life are the glue that binds society

Toronto, Canada (November 22, 2012) - "Legalizing assisted suicide or
euthanasia raises issues that impact on some of our most important
shared values that provide the glue that binds us as society", stated
Margaret Somerville last night. She was speaking to a full audience
of over 200 people for the deVeber Institute's Annual Lecture, at St.
Michael's Campus at the University of Toronto.

Somerville, one of Canada's best known bioethicists, was considering
how the physician-assisted suicide debate impacts our society. "The

Barbara Kay on abortion: Too controversial to question

Link to Article: http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2012/01/18/barbara-kay-on-abortion-too-controversial-to-question/

Two interesting abortion-related news items this week

There are known medical and reproductive risks associated with abortion. Why aren’t women warned?

Texas passed a law imposing informed consent on women seeking abortions. In future, women there will have a sonogram, with the heartbeat audible and the image of the fetus visible to them. They will also hear a description of how the unborn baby would develop. It is quite likely that many of them will think twice about aborting, and will consider other options.

At home the Canadian Medical Association Journal has urged delayed revelation of fetal sex to reduce alarming rates of female-fetus abortion in certain cultural communities.

Little ‘samurai’ fighter beats the odds, The Toronto Star

With the help of a team of Toronto medical specialists, little Kaito, born with a tumour larger than his head, has lived up to his name, which in Japanese means "strong samurai."

You can view this story at: http://www.thestar.com/news/article/1106744--little-samurai-fighter-beats-the-odds