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It’s time to talk about abortion

 

July 10, 2008 | Daniel Kanis

Alone among developed countries, Canada has no abortion law. Is ‘settling’ for a non-decision any way for a democracy to behave?

Andrew Coyne – Macleans.ca

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This is not about abortion. This is about democracy. It is about how we decide things, and by what rules, and how we treat each other when we disagree. Indeed, it is about whether we are allowed to disagree; whether dissent on a contentious issue is respected, or even recognized; and whether, in the face of clear evidence over many years that an issue is not settled — that it was never settled — a democracy should be allowed at last to debate and decide it. Like a democracy…. Continue reading this excellent article from the Macleans website here.

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