Why Canada’s conservatives are keeping quiet on abortion

When non-conservative politicians bring up the abortion debate on Parliament Hill, critics are quick to label those efforts as desperate scare tactics, fear mongering, and political opportunism at its worst. However, the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion on overturning Roe v. Wade (story released by Politico on Monday night), will assuredly, rightly or wrongly, unearth the abortion debate in this country, especially in the context of the current Conservative leadership race. 

However, according to recent polling on the matter, a significant majority of Canadian voters do want their party leaders to support women's right to choose.

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Philippe J. Fournier is the creator of Qc125 and 338Canada. He teaches physics and astronomy at Cégep de Saint-Laurent in Montreal. For information or media request, please write to info@Qc125.com.

Philippe J. Fournier est le créateur de Qc125 et 338Canada. Il est professeur de physique et d'astronomie au Cégep de Saint-Laurent à Montréal. Pour toute information ou pour une demande d'entrevue médiatique, écrivez à info@Qc125.com.