The Canadian Press

1988-01-28 | Supreme Court abortion law

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On January 28, 1988, the Supreme Court struck down Canada's therapeutic abortion law. In a 5-2 ruling it said the law was unconstitutional. Abortion provider Dr. Henry Morgentaler spoke about the impact of the ruling.

Date: 1988-01-28
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I almost lost my ability to speak to you are filled with joy and the motion that the fact that finally after 20 years of struggle Canadian women across the country have one now the right to decent safe medical abortions wherever they are and that the Supreme Court of Canada has struck down the iniquitous I'm just abortion law in Canada >>