"We've heard criticism from across the country, including representatives of the medical community, that Mr. Epp's bill as presently drafted could be interpreted as instilling fetal rights. Let me be clear. Our government will not reopen the debate on abortion," Mr. Nicholson said.Of course, this is the same Rob Nicholson who just a year and a half ago was saying that the Tories would never throw the fixed election date law overboard, so.... Recommend this Post
"For this reason ... I'm announcing that the government will introduce legislation that will punish criminals who commit violence against pregnant women but do so in a way that leaves no room for the introduction of fetal rights."
Monday, August 25, 2008
Rob Nicholson said this today, as the Tory government killed Bill C-484: