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31 Mar 2014 ARPA Oxford Hosts Abortion Memorial

The following is a press release issued by ARPA Oxford about their recent abortion memorial. Memorial to aborted pre-born Canadians raised on Hwy. 3 Dozens of men, women and children have helped to build an abortion memorial in Elgin County. The memorial was built March 29 by the Association for Reformed Political Action (ARPA) Oxford in a highly visible location on Highway 3 just east of Aylmer. The goal of the memorial is to trigger discussions on Canada’s status quo of unrestricted and publicly funded abortion-on-demand. “In Canada, abortion is legal throughout all nine months of pregnancy and paid for by our tax dollars,” said James Van Gurp, vice-chairman of ARPA Oxford. “We’re hoping that pro-lifers and abortion supporters alike will be given reason to reflect on the 100,000 pre-born Canadians killed in the womb every year.”
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18 Oct 2013 Huge Crowd Takes in ARPA Oxford’s Euthanasia Debate

By Martin Dendekker (ARPA Oxford): On Tuesday October 15, ARPA Oxford hosted a euthanasia debate in Mt. Elgin, Ontario. Over 300 people came to Oxford Reformed Christian School to hear the debate between Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition and Michael Payton of Dying with Dignity. The debate centred on the general question of whether or not end-of-life care in Canada should include euthanasia. ARPA Canada's André Schutten served as the debate moderator.
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30 Sep 2013 Ontario Legislature Visit – Smashing Success!

In the early morning hours of Thursday, September 26th, two dozen delegates representing six of the nine different Ontario ARPA groups came together for a packed day of serious political engagement. And what a day!The delegates met for breakfast and some much needed coffee (some reps were on the road already at 4:00 a.m. that morning!) at Westminster Chapel, a space graciously made available to us. After we dug into the meal, André Schutten led us through an orientation, giving tips on meetings with members of provincial parliament and their staff.
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20 Sep 2013 Abortion memorial planned at Niagara sites

Update: Find a report on these public demonstrations, as well as a link to pictures, at our WeNeedaLAW.ca website here. NiagarathisWeek.com, Sept 19 2013: A number of youth from across Niagara will be taking part in what's called a 'living abortion memorial' this Saturday at three high profile sets. But residents weary of seeing graphic images depicting aborted fetuses need not worry; the display promises to be more tactful. Instead of gory imagery, the memorial will consist of 100 crosses being held by local youth connected with Association for Reformed...

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17 Jul 2013 Over 100 crosses Remind Southern Alberta that WeNeedaLAW!

July 17, 2013  Lethbridge, AB - This summer people living in Southern Alberta will be exposed to a powerful message displayed by area residents on their front lawns. An educational campaign with the purpose of bringing awareness to Canada’s lack of protection for pre-born humans, has seen over 100 crosses distributed throughout Lethbridge, Coaldale and Taber. The freshly painted crosses have the words “weneedaLAW.ca” and “theTRUTHis.ca” printed on them and already they are getting noticed by passersby. Paul Vanderheide of Coaldale says shortly after he stuck one in his front lawn his neighbour wandered over to inquire. “He couldn’t believe Canada had no law restricting abortion and because of the sign on my lawn he is better informed,” said Vanderheide. “The groundswell from across the country is remarkable,” said weneedaLAW.ca director, Mike Schouten. “Canadians are increasingly becoming aware of the reality that Canada is the only democracy in the world without abortion laws, and conversations such as the one Mr. Vanderheide had with his neighbour are common.” Mel Harthoorn, one of the local volunteers with the Southern Alberta ARPA, said a friend of hers came up with the idea. “We got about fifteen volunteers out to give a fresh coat of paint to the existing crosses we had and to spray paint the words on. There were so many people who were eager to display a cross on their lawn that we quickly ran out of crosses. We hope to have them up all summer.”
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25 Jun 2013 Summer Projects for You and Your Family

Summer provides some excellent opportunities for us to witness to our Canadian neighbours about important issues that our nation is wrestling with. But this doesn't just happen by itself. It takes some planning. The time, energy, and money that we invest in this can reap a bountiful harvest, even if much of the impact may not be measurable or visible to us. At the very least, taking on one of these projects can serve as excellent teaching tools for our children and friends. 1) Have your family save up for...

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