Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Social Issues Like Abortion, Hotly Debated in U.S., Are Resolved With Comparative Calm in Canada
The New York Times: For Canada, U.S. Debates Are Old News, by Luisita Lopez Torregrosa:
Those Americans embroiled in combustible debates over abortion, birth control, same-sex marriage and other social issues this electoral season might look north of the border to find North Americans who are not riven by such heated disputes. . . .
To many Americans, and particularly American women, who are wondering why some of the issues listed above still stir controversy decades after apparent resolution, Canada appears to have it all over the United States. . . .