Pressure to cut funding for Planned Parenthood?

Canadian Press

CBC News, 21 April 2011

A Conservative government won't allow the abortion debate to be reopened in Parliament, because it's "not the priority of the Canadian people," Conservative Leader Stephen Harper said Thursday. [...]

He made no mention of Planned Parenthood, the organization that was reported late Wednesday to be losing its federal funding as a result of pressure from opponents to abortion, according to a claim by a Conservative candidate. [...]

Saskatchewan Conservative Brad Trost said Saturday the federal government has decided to cut funding to the International Planned Parenthood Federation, a decision he said was influenced by anti-abortion supporters. [...]


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