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, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I almost lost my ability to speak to you I filled with the joy and the motion that the fact that finally after twenty 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 on just the portion law in Canada >>

Clip ID: 19880128CPCN001