Explain Like I’m Five Episode 21: Abortion law, with Daphne Gilbert

by Sarah Turnbull. Posted December 5, 2018


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“Morgentaler took one of his prosecutions up to the Supreme Court of Canada on the grounds that this procedure in the criminal code violated a woman’s charter rights and that was R v. Morgentaler case of 1988.”

Daphne Gilbert, law professor at the University of Ottawa, joins host Aaron Reynolds to explain the genesis of Canada’s abortion law, how it’s changed over time, and its parallels to Roe vs. Wade in the United States.

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