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“Birth Tourism” fears evidence of Conservative nation-building project: How reproductive rights are being co-opted to create the “ideal” Canada

The Conservative government has found yet another way to diminish reproductive rights in Canada. This time, they’re targeting “foreign nationals” in an attempt to crack down on something they have dubbed with the sensationalist title “birth tourism.” Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Jason Kenney claims that significant numbers of people from other countries are coming … Continue reading

The Inherent Misogyny of the Abortion-as-Genocide Argument

Originally posted on October 27, 2010 at SRRUBC Today, Jojo Ruba of the Canadian Centre for Bioethical Reform will be giving a lecture entitled “Echoes of the Holocaust: comparing abortion to other human rights violations”. The Centre for Bioethical Reform is the group that sponsors the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP) display–a display that depicts images of … Continue reading

GAP Invades UBC– Students for Reproductive Rights Respond!

The Genocide Awareness Project– a group that compares abortion to genocide through visual images of children killed in the Holocaust and genocides in Rwanda and the Congo– came to the University of British Columbia the day after International Women’s Day . Students for Reproductive Rights (SRR) were ready however and over 100 people protested the … Continue reading