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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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
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
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
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