The Canadian Press

2013-05-29 | Obit-Henry-Morgentaler

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Polarizing doctor Henry Morgentaler, who helped overturn Canada's abortion law in 1988, died at his Toronto home on May 29th. He was 90. To his enemies he was a mass murderer, but to many he was the man who shed light on back-street abortions and put women's health and choice in the mainstream media. Canadian Press reporter Dawn Kelly had this report.

Date: 2013-05-29
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 31 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << Morgenthaler came to Canada from Poland after the second World War and opened his first abortion clinic in Montreal in nineteen seventy more clinics followed across the country sparking rallies protests and legal battles until January nineteen eighty eight when the Supreme Court struck down Canada's abortion law finally after twenty years of struggle Canadian women across the country have one now the right to decent safe medical abortions wherever they are John Kelly the Canadian press Toronto >>

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