Alberta Diary: Motion 312 and reproductive rights: pay attention to what Tories do, not to what they say

What? What? I’m pro-choice and pro-life, Edmonton St. Albert MP Brent Rathgeber seems to say in this shot grabbed from his website. Below: Kitchener Centre MP Stephen Woodworth. In this era of routine political deceit, wise voters are advised to pay attention to what their elected representatives actually do, not what they say. So when ...

Shouting “Abortion!” in a crowded blogosphere

No, human rights — including womens’ rights — are not like free speech rights which some (though not I) believe can and should be legally curtailed in the interest of the so-called “greater good”. In fact, the state’s prerogative to impose its will ends where my uterus begins. Human Rights — including women’s rights — ...

This one’s for you (you know who you are)