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Stephen Woodworth sparks more abortion discussion with equality bill

Conservative Kitchener-Centre MP Stephen Woodworth plans to introduce a motion that would ensure Parliament's support of the equal worth and dignity of ALL human beings, which he says could eventually be defined as including a fetus.

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