Following Brad Trost, Conservative backbencher Maurice Vellacott laments the government’s decision to partner with Planned Parenthood.
“Even in those countries where abortion is technically illegal, it’s naïve to think that Canadian tax dollars are not being used to promote abortion. One of IPPF’s main publicly stated goals is to aggressively dismantle abortion laws in each country around the globe and have abortion recognized as a universal human right.
“Under the guise of ‘education’ Canadian taxpayer dollars will be used to advance IPPF’s unfounded claims that abortion is necessary to prevent maternal deaths, when in fact abortion does great harm to women.”
Conservative MP Leon Benoit has tabled a private member’s bill that pursues Planned Parenthood from a different angle.