News

Abortion protest planned on KLO Road

Members of the Kelowna Right to Life Society will be displaying graphic images of abortion today on K.L.O. Road in front of Okanagan College from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The protest is in response to Jan. 28 marking the 25th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s “Morgentaler Decision.” In that 1988 decision, the court threw out Canada's existing laws on abortion and instructed Parliament to enact new ones.

The society says since then, a lack of action from the government has enabled Canada to remain one of only a small handful of countries in the world with no legal restrictions on abortion at any time during pregnancy.

"All we are doing is exposing the truth of what our nation has condoned for decades," said society spokesman Marlon Bartram. "Abortion is a hidden injustice that must be exposed in order to be cured. Most people don’t realize the truth of the matter, that abortion is an act of violence that kills a baby. The photographic evidence we will publicly display (today) proves that."

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
 
UPDATE: B.C. legislature to get security scanner
 
Pacific Northwest terminal changes well received
Bear bin on back burner
 
Prince Rupert SPCA projecting $175,000 deficit
 
Nelson hires new fire chief
Emission limits set for B.C. LNG producers
 
B.C. legislature likely silent until spring, says de Jong
 
Woman charged with concealing infants

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 22 edition online now. Browse the archives.