Category: Abortion

Upcoming Talk: Why Atheists Should Be Pro-Life

This Tuesday at 7:30pm, we’re presenting (in association with Toronto Right to Life) Kristine Kruszelnicki from Pro-Life Humanists to give a talk on Why Atheists Should Be Pro-Life in Room 179 of University College. Hope to see you there!

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beINSPIRED: The Unconditional Love of Two Families

Who inspires you? Why? When you ask people that question, you always get different answers for “who,” but there’s a common answer for “why” — people who inspire us face some kind of obstacle or suffering, they face a hardship

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“Choice” Chain shows that abortion is inappropriate conduct

The Varsity has covered our “Choice” Chain campaign again. We appreciate them reaching out to us for comment. Now is as good a time as any to make some public clarifications, both about “Choice” Chain and about specifics in the

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Bill C-225: Cassie and Molly’s Law

Member of Parliament for Yorkton-Melville, Cathay Wagantall, has just introduced a new private members bill: Bill C-225 Cassie and Molly’s Law. This was one of the legislative initiatives we heard about at U of T in September as part of

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Seeking an End to Suffering

The debate over abortion has reignited in the United States in recent weeks, in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a challenge to a Texas law that places new regulations upon abortion providers. Opponents of the law

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The Media and the Question of Abortion

Dr. Ben Carson, one of the leading candidates for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, has been in the headlines in recent days for comments he made using slavery as an analogy for abortion. The main thrust of Dr. Carson’s argument

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There’s no Charter right to abortion

A common refrain of abortion advocates in Canada, from Justin Trudeau’s Liberal platform to the pages of our own newspaper, is that there is a Charter right to abortion. That’s just not true. Here’s how Teodora Pasca, a student in

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Towards a Theory of Change

I was introduced to the notion of a theory of change from the late Internet activist Aaron Schwartz: I am increasingly convinced that the difference between effective and ineffective people is their skill at developing a theory of change. Theory

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Using Rehumanizing Language to Discuss Abortion

I’ve had a few conversation about abortion this year where people have claimed that it’s twisting the definition of a child to use the word before birth. “It’s not a child, it’s a fetus! You’re twisting words, man. Child means

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The Context: Reaching Out to a Wounded Campus in Response to an Emergency

Not everyone can make our weekly meetings on Thursdays from 4:30-6pm. This series of posts will share some highlights from our weekly seminar discussions. It’s important to set the context before engaging in pro-life work. The Situation: An emergency, a

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