Canada is the only nation in the Western world withoutan abortion law. Along with North Korea, Canada provides no legal protection for pre-born humans and it’s time to address this appalling fact. It’s ironic that our leaders repeatedly, and rightly so, call out North Korea for their human rights violations, and yet Canada, along with them, is one of only two countries in the world without any legal protection for children in the womb.
While we still don’t have an abortion law, we know that more than three quarters of Canadians want some protection for children in the womb. Canadians find the current situation unnacceptable, and more and more of us want something done about it. The gap between public opinion and public policy regarding abortion legislation is growing.
Canada needs federal abortion legislation! It’s high time this country came in line with our international counterparts, and has a law protecting children in the womb.