Advocates say Nova Scotia has some of highest barriers to abortion

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Jennifer Fishman, associate professor in the biomedical ethics unit of the social studies of medicine department at McGill University, said the ethical problems that arise from making women wait for an abortion are enormous.

"The idea that there is differential access to abortions across the provinces, given that abortion is funded and legal and a medical procedure covered under the Canada Health Act, which operates under principles of universality and accessibility, is incredibly problematic," Fishman said.

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