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Re-entering the abortion fray

The Story

In 1983 Henry Morgentaler re-enters the abortion debate full force. He decides to open clinics outside of Quebec although abortion is still highly restricted in Canada. Winnipeg is his first stop, where he attracts the outrage of people opposed to abortion.

Medium: Television
Program: The Journal
Broadcast Date: Feb. 22, 1983
Guest(s): Joe Borowski, Henry Morgentaler
Reporter: Ann Medina
Duration: 3:43

Did You know?

• A 1983 Gallup poll showed that 72 per cent of Canadians believed that the decision to abort rested solely with the pregnant woman and her doctor.


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