Canada's abortion rights 'well-protected' says political expert as Alabama criminalizes procedure | City News


Published: 12Jun2019

MAY 16, 2019 | As Alabama criminalizes abortions, a number of Canadian politicians have been loudly expressing support for anti-abortion groups and their agendas but some political scientists say women’s reproductive rights are well-protected here. Stephanie Paterson, an associate professor of political science at Concordia University, says there will always be anti-abortion politicians spouting off but she believes women’s rights are enshrined in the Charter of Rights.