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Through the years Red Deer Pro Life has entered its float in central Alberta parades. (Photo from Facebook)

Red Deer Pro Life participates in Olds parade

‘Abortion absolutely can come under threat here,’ says pro choice

 

FILE - Alberta NDP leader Rachel Notley says an NDP government would protect and advance reproductive rights in Alberta and across Canada. (Photo by Advocate Staff)

Notley calls on UCP leadership hopefuls to commit to protecting abortion rights

‘Our neighbours are being stripped of the right to make decisions about their own bodies’

 

FILE - In this April 12, 2022, file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks after signing into law a bill making it a felony to perform an abortion, punishable by up to 10 years in prison in Oklahoma City. Oklahoma's Legislature has given final legislative approval to another Texas-style anti-abortion bill. Abortion providers say once the bill is signed, it would be the most restrictive abortion ban in effect in the country. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, file)

Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

Oklahoma governor signs the nation’s strictest abortion ban

 

FILE - The sun rises behind the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, on Nov. 10, 2020. The federal government is warning law enforcement agencies around the nation of the increased potential for extremist violence following the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion striking down the constitutional right to abortion. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

US warns abortion ruling could increase extremist violence

US warns abortion ruling could increase extremist violence

FILE - The sun rises behind the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, on Nov. 10, 2020. The federal government is warning law enforcement agencies around the nation of the increased potential for extremist violence following the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion striking down the constitutional right to abortion. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Some Catholic abortion foes are uneasy about overturning Roe

Some Catholic abortion foes are uneasy about overturning Roe

Thousands attend annual anti-abortion rally on Parliament Hill

Thousands attend annual anti-abortion rally on Parliament Hill

Liberals spend $3.5M on abortion access projects as U.S. puts issue back in spotlight

Liberals spend $3.5M on abortion access projects as U.S. puts issue back in spotlight

Alberta premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Kaycee Madu after being sworn into office in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta government alters bereavement leave legislation amid abortion debate

Amendment would allow for leave in any pregnancy that doesn’t end in a live birth

Alberta premier Jason Kenney shakes hands with Kaycee Madu after being sworn into office in Edmonton on Tuesday April 30, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Anti-abortion Senate Democrat backs abortion rights bill

Anti-abortion Senate Democrat backs abortion rights bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tells reporters he is furious that the Supreme Court could overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Schumer called the news "a dark and disturbing day for America." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate to vote next week on protecting abortion rights

Senate to vote next week on protecting abortion rights

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., tells reporters he is furious that the Supreme Court could overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Schumer called the news "a dark and disturbing day for America." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he make his way to caucus on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Ottawa.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at using legislation to ensure a woman's right to a safe and legal abortion will be  permanently protected in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals promise to protect abortion access in Canada, but aren’t clear yet on how

Liberals promise to protect abortion access in Canada, but aren’t clear yet on how

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he make his way to caucus on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Ottawa.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at using legislation to ensure a woman's right to a safe and legal abortion will be  permanently protected in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he make his way to caucus on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Ottawa.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at using legislation to ensure a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion will be permanently protected in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Liberals promise to protect abortion access in Canada, but aren’t clear yet on how

Trudeau said his government will never stop defending the right to a safe and legal abortion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media as he make his way to caucus on Parliament Hill, Wednesday, May 4, 2022 in Ottawa.Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government is looking at using legislation to ensure a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion will be permanently protected in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Interim Conservative leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Ottawa. Conservative caucus members have been instructed not to comment on a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion, suggesting the top court could overturn a 1973 decision that legalized abortion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Abortion rights motion fails as Tories told to stay silent on U.S. draft decision

Abortion rights motion fails as Tories told to stay silent on U.S. draft decision

Interim Conservative leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Ottawa. Conservative caucus members have been instructed not to comment on a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion, suggesting the top court could overturn a 1973 decision that legalized abortion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A clinic escort stands by the parking lot entrance to direct patients and deflect any interference from anti-abortion protestors at the Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO), Mississippi's last remaining abortion clinic, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

‘Still in shock.’ Abortion defenders, foes stunned by leak

‘Still in shock.’ Abortion defenders, foes stunned by leak

A clinic escort stands by the parking lot entrance to direct patients and deflect any interference from anti-abortion protestors at the Jackson Women's Health Organization (JWHO), Mississippi's last remaining abortion clinic, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court, Monday night, May 2, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It's unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the draft Politico posted, which if verified marks a shocking revelation of the high court's secretive deliberation process, particularly before a case is formally decided. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden blasts ‘radical’ Roe draft, warns other rights at risk

Biden blasts ‘radical’ Roe draft, warns other rights at risk

A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court, Monday night, May 2, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a report published Monday night in Politico. It's unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter. The Associated Press could not immediately confirm the authenticity of the draft Politico posted, which if verified marks a shocking revelation of the high court's secretive deliberation process, particularly before a case is formally decided. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Television news crews stand at the Supreme Court, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Washington, following news report by Politico that a draft opinion suggests the justices could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. While it is unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter, the leaked report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Politico’s Supreme Court scoop boosts security concerns

Politico’s Supreme Court scoop boosts security concerns

Television news crews stand at the Supreme Court, Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Washington, following news report by Politico that a draft opinion suggests the justices could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. While it is unclear if the draft represents the court's final word on the matter, the leaked report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

U.S. court’s plan to overturn abortion rights could exacerbate inequities in Canada

U.S. court’s plan to overturn abortion rights could exacerbate inequities in Canada

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, May 3, 2022 in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
FILE - NDP leader Rachel Notley says the threat to abortion in the United States is more evidence that the fight for equality may never be over. (File photo by Advocate staff)

NDP call on the UCP to condemn the attack on abortion rights in the U.S.

‘We must all stand with women around the world and continue to fight for reproductive freedom’

FILE - NDP leader Rachel Notley says the threat to abortion in the United States is more evidence that the fight for equality may never be over. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court early Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the court’s secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Biden says basic U.S. rights are at risk if Supreme Court draft decision stands

High court acknowledged draft is authentic, but noted that it does not represent a final decision

A crowd of people gather outside the Supreme Court early Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Washington. A draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represents an extremely rare breach of the court’s secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Interim Conservative leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Ottawa. Conservative caucus members have been instructed not to comment on a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion, suggesting the top court could overturn a 1973 decision that legalized abortion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Bloc seeks abortion rights vote, as Tories told to stay silent on U.S. draft ruling

Abortion remains a thorny political issue for the Conservatives, as Canada reacts to U.S. situation

Interim Conservative leader Candice Bergen rises during Question Period, Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Ottawa. Conservative caucus members have been instructed not to comment on a leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion, suggesting the top court could overturn a 1973 decision that legalized abortion. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld