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Manitoba plans buffer zones to restrict protests near abortion clinics – Winnipeg

The Manitoba government plans to restrict protests near clinics and hospitals where abortions are performed, as well as at the homes of abortion providers. The NDP government introduced a bill Thursday that, if passed, would create “buffer zones” of 50 metres to 150 metres around related health facilities and staff …

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Don’t buy abortion or morning-after pills from this website, Health Canada warns – National

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Health Canada has issued a warning to consumers about purchasing unauthorized abortion and morning-after pills sold from the website “Dr. Pooja.” On Tuesday, the health regulator issued a public advisory about the prescription drugs containing mifepristone and misoprostol (also known as the …

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Manitoba welcomes North Dakotans seeking medical services in wake of abortion ban – Winnipeg

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Manitoba is welcoming North Dakotans who may be seeking medical services in the wake of the abortion ban. The province says anyone can access abortion services, in light of the law that bans nearly all abortions in North Dakota. The U.S. state …

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Ontario promised to overhaul abortion care – but clinics say they’ve been left out

2:59 Ontario excludes clinics in plan to change abortion care funding, workers say This is the second part of a series on abortion care in Ontario. Read the first story here.  Ontario’s abortion care system has been in a state of disrepair for years, and last December, Queen’s Park decided …

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On the brink: Why abortion access in Ontario is under threat

3:31 Ontario’s abortion care crisis When the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade abortion rights earlier this year, Canadians speculated that this country would become a destination, if not a safe haven, for Americans who could no longer get care in their home states. As it stands, though, …

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Voters in conservative Kansas resoundingly affirm support for access to abortion

Kansas voters on Tuesday sent a resounding message about their desire to protect abortion rights, rejecting a ballot measure in a conservative state with deep ties to the anti-abortion movement that would have allowed the Republican-controlled legislature to tighten restrictions or ban the procedure outright. It was the first test …

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Choosing abortion allowed me to choose my life

In 2004, when I was 18, my doctor confirmed that I was pregnant. I had been living with my boyfriend, in Coquitlam, B.C., for some time, but I had neither planned for, nor wanted, a pregnancy. I didn’t tell him. He was four years my senior and our relationship was …

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U.S. Supreme Court overturns protections for abortion set out in Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Roe v. Wade opinion that has secured constitutional protections for abortion in the U.S. for nearly 50 years. The milestone ruling, a draft of which was leaked last month, has the potential to claw back abortion access across the country by allowing states …

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Washington state could face increased demand for abortion services if Roe v. Wade falls, say advocates

Supporters of women’s reproductive rights in Bellingham, Wash., B.C.’s neighbour to the south, say if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, they worry local facilities in Washington will face an overwhelming influx of women with abortion needs from across the country. “We’re looking at 26 states and when …

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