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Friday, February 1, 2013

Landmark Decision Establishing Right to Abortion in Canada Marks 25th Anniversary

Canada flagThe Torontoist: R v. Morgentaler, 25 Years Later, by Todd Aalgaard:

Key figures in the trial of Henry Morgentaler reflect on the evolution of social justice in Canada.

When police raided Henry Morgentaler’s Harbord Street clinic in July, 1983, no doors were kicked in. “There was a policewoman and a policeman undercover who had booked an appointment,” Dr. Robert Scott recalls, addressing a packed hall at the University of Toronto Tuesday night, at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision decriminalizing abortion. . . .

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