abortion

Elyse Vroom and a group of volunteers placed close to 10,000 flags on the front lawn of Christ Covenant Church in Langley Saturday, Oct. 16, to call for law restricting late-stage abortions in Canada. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Flags on Langley church lawn represent number of abortions, protest organizer says

‘We Need A Law’ campaign wants legislation against late-stage and sex-selective abortions

 

Activists hold signs during the Women’s March rally at Freedom Plaza, in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

VIDEO: Women’s March targets U.S. Supreme Court, with abortion on line

The first Women’s March of the Biden administration headed straight for the…

 

FILE - In this May 5, 2021, file photo, Texas state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, center at lectern, stands with fellow lawmakers in the House Chamber in Austin, Texas, as she opposes a bill introduced that would ban abortions as early as six weeks and allow private citizens to enforce it through civil lawsuits, under a measure given preliminary approval by the Republican-dominated House. Abortion providers in Texas are asking the Supreme Court to prevent enforcement of a state law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion after about six weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Texas 6-weeks abortion ban takes effect, with high court mum

Clinics have said the ban would rule out 85 per cent of abortions

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Trudeau says his government is withholding millions of dollars in health-care transfers to New Brunswick because that province is limiting access to abortion services.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Trudeau says Ottawa withholding health-care transfers to N.B. over abortion access

New Brunswick law bans government funding for abortions conducted outside three approved hospitals

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an announcement in Gatineau, Que., on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Trudeau says his government is withholding millions of dollars in health-care transfers to New Brunswick because that province is limiting access to abortion services.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef speaks during a press conference in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Majority of Conservative MPs vote in favour of defeated sex-selective abortion bill

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole opposed bill, but gave his caucus a free vote

Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development Maryam Monsef speaks during a press conference in Ottawa on Monday, Nov. 9, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen speaks during a distanced session of the House of Commons. (House of Commons video feed)

Cloverdale-Langley City MP backs bill on sex-selective abortion

Private member’s bill met with opposition from other parties

Cloverdale-Langley City MP Tamara Jansen speaks during a distanced session of the House of Commons. (House of Commons video feed)
Pink flags to protest sex-selective abortions went up Saturday morning, Sept. 12 2020, outside Willoughby Canadian Reformed Church on 202A Street in Langley. It was one of three locations, two in Langley and one in Chilliwack, that were protest sites. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Pink flags planted in Langley to protest sex-selective abortion

Conservative who proposed law to ban the practice joined by Cloverdale—Langley City MP Tamara Jansen

Pink flags to protest sex-selective abortions went up Saturday morning, Sept. 12 2020, outside Willoughby Canadian Reformed Church on 202A Street in Langley. It was one of three locations, two in Langley and one in Chilliwack, that were protest sites. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Pink flags on Langley church grounds raise awareness about sex-selective abortion

Pink flags on Langley church grounds raise awareness about sex-selective abortion

On Saturday, 1,000 pink flags were placed on the lawn of Christ Covenant Church

Pink flags on Langley church grounds raise awareness about sex-selective abortion
Elyse Vroom visited a pink flag display outside the Supreme Court of Canada and is involved with setting up a display in Langley on July 11. (Elyse Vroom/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Pink flags on Langley church grounds raise awareness about sex-selective abortion

On Saturday, 1,000 pink flags will be placed on the lawn of Christ Covenant Church

  • Jul 10, 2020
Elyse Vroom visited a pink flag display outside the Supreme Court of Canada and is involved with setting up a display in Langley on July 11. (Elyse Vroom/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Letters to the editor can be hand written, typed or sent electronically. Include a full name, address and contact phone number in case the newspaper has any questions. (File photo)

LETTER: Langley man argues sex selective abortion is sexist

A local man continues to lobby against abortion, including to kill female fetuses

  • Jun 6, 2020
Letters to the editor can be hand written, typed or sent electronically. Include a full name, address and contact phone number in case the newspaper has any questions. (File photo)
Letter: Langley man notes Canada’s abortion milestone

Letter: Langley man notes Canada’s abortion milestone

A local letter writer contends that abortions in Canada are unnecessary.

  • Jan 4, 2018
Letter: Langley man notes Canada’s abortion milestone