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Clinic closure in New Brunswick an unlikely catalyst for change on abortion

For abortion rights activists in New Brunswick, the announcement in April that the Morgentaler Clinic in Fredericton would soon shut down marked a low ebb for the movement. 941 more words

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Opposing abortion groups protest outside N.B. legislature

FREDERICTON, N.B. – Two groups used the first sitting of the legislature to protest access to abortion in New Brunswick.

Last month, Premier Brian Gallant promised to repeal regulation 84-20 in January. 405 more words

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Still many questions on abortion reforms within N.B. hospitals

FREDERICTON – Premier Brian Gallant’s surprise decision to abolish the need for women to have two doctors approve an abortion is raising many questions.

While pro-choice groups say the decision is groundbreaking, they’re left wondering just how it’s going to work. 483 more words

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UPDATED: N.B. to scrap regulation that restricts access to abortion

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant says he will scrap a contentious regulation that restricts access to abortion in the province.

“Government will be moving forward with an amendment to 84-20 to no longer require two physicians to certify that the procedure is medically required,” Gallant said. 467 more words

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Reproductive Justice a Theme of Conference in Puerto Rico

Recently I attended the National Women’s Studies Association meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Among the dizzying array of panel presentations were two of particular interest to me. 675 more words