Doing the math on abortions

To The Editor : This letter is to further Thaddée Renault’s letter (Gov’t, reopen abortion de­bate; May 30). I have been doing exten­sive research on this topic. There are on average 100,000 abortions per year in Canada alone, each of which is funded by our tax dollars at $1,000 per procedure (which doesn’t include …read more|en savoir plus

The Pro-Life generation is growing

Re: N.B. March for Life event The annual Pro-Life march in Ottawa on May 9, with over 25,000 in attendance, is a growing event in many other cities across the Canada. In Victoria, B.C. the March for Life attracted over 1,800 participants, who as citizens of a democracy are seeking political and legislative solutions …read more|en savoir plus

A solution to teen pregnancy rates

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Telegraph Journal, February 13, 2013 I am writing in response to the news regarding the 40 per cent increase of teen pregnancies in New Brunswick between 2006 and 2010 (“Teen pregnancy on the rise in N.B.”The Daily Gleaner, Feb. 6). Many predicted that the current curriculum in sex education (implemented …read more|en savoir plus

Waiting for an explanation

Appeared in Daily Gleaner Letters to the Editor, Nov. 8, 2012 Re: Letter published Oct. 29 called Outrageous behaviour indeed! Many past letters on abortion have focused on protests outside the Morgen taler Clinic. Simone Leibovitch’s letter shines a bit of light on what happens inside. Ms. Leibovitch acknowledges abortion seeking women are not …read more|en savoir plus

We have tossed our moral compass out the window

Appeared in Daily Gleaner Letters to the Editor, Nov. 8, 2012 Re: 40-day vigil The so-called ’40 Days for Life’ vigil, which took place recently on Brunswick Street, has elicited many commentaries among onlookers. Most were expressions of surprise at the vigilers’ six-week, daily, 12-hour, quiet perseverance, despite often inclement weather. How to explain …read more|en savoir plus

CONTROVERSIAL PICTURE

In a letter to the editor Oct. 9, Ms. Judy Burwell complains that recently   pro-life protesters displayed a picture of an “allegedly aborted fetus” to middle school students passing by on the street near the Morgentaler Clinic.  Here is the picture.  It is NOT an abortion image, but a beautiful image of …read more|en savoir plus

Assisted Suicide Poll Misleading

Will Johnston, MD letter Dear Editor: Re: 67% of Canadians support legalizing assisted suicide: poll by Tom Blackwell – National Post – December 29, 2011 The “support” for assisted suicide suggested by the Forum poll is  highly misleading because it does  not reflect the true implications of the Carter assisted suicide case ongoing in Vancouver. …read more|en savoir plus

Dubious Study Claiming Abortion No Risk for Women’s Mental Health (December 2011)

Dear Sir/Madam, The study purporting to show that women who have abortions do not suffer a higher risk of mental illness (Globe Life, Dec. 9, 2011) flies in the face of much recent research.  Just in September the British Journal of Psychiatry published a large meta-study that systematically contradicts the Kendall study referred to …read more|en savoir plus

Cancer isn’t leading cause of death

“Published Nov. 11/11″ Re: ”Cancer leading cause of death in all provinces,” Telegraph Journal Nov. 2/11 When I read the headline, ”Cancer leading cause of death in all provinces,” I was reminded of Mark Twain’s quip, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Sometimes statistics need to be taken with a …read more|en savoir plus

Pro-lifers prayed for Layton

Telegraph Journal, Aug. 30/11 The authentic concern that pro-lifers have in their prayers, for those who have had abortions or who support abortions, is a never-ending commitment in the hope that they will come to realize how wrong they are. There motto, “Life for all. Love for All” was never more evident than in …read more|en savoir plus