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Should P.E.I. reopen the abortion debate to the Island?

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 People from the anti-abortion side of the abortion debate in Charlottetown Saturday.(Ryan Hicks/CBC)Pro-choice and anti-abortion groups on Prince Edward Island say they're pleased with the success of their peaceful demonstration Saturday, which saw more than 350 people attend the event at Province House.

Both sides say things are just getting started.

The PEI Reproductive Rights Organization was rallying for equal access to abortions on P.E.I. -- the only province where the procedure is not available.

The government has said it isn't interested in re-opening the debate.

However on Friday, Health Minister Doug Currie said he'd be open to discussion with all sides. That's a change from Nov. 9, when Currie said abortion is another service that isn't offered on P.E.I.

Should the P.E.I. government reopen the abortion debate in their province? Should the service be offered in the province? Let us know in the comments section below.


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