‘Defund abortion’: Ontario taxpayers to rally in Toronto on Oct. 22nd
ARPA Update: The rally was a success, with 2,300 in attendance! Click here for the story.
TORONTO, Ontario, October 19, 2011 (LifeSiteNews) – On Saturday, October 22, 2011, Ontario taxpayers will gather at Queen’s Park in Toronto to demand that the Ontario Legislature delist elective abortion as a service covered by taxpayer dollars. A poll released last week showed that over 60 percent of Ontarians oppose the status quo of paying for all abortions. The Defund Abortion Rally, organized by Campaign Life Coalition Youth, aims to send the newly elected provincial government a strong message: “Stop using our tax dollars to pay for an elective procedure that is not medically necessary.”
“The Defund Abortion Rally shows a growing movement of young people who acknowledge that pregnancy is not a disease, injury or illness and that abortion is not a medical necessity and therefore should not be covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan,” said Alissa Golob, Youth Coordinator for Campaign Life Coalition and organizer of the rally. Keep reading