Canada: ‘I don’t care about the political fallout:’ N.L. justice minister vows to provide better abortion access

Legislation would keep protesters 50 metres from any clinic, 160 metres from doctors' homes

By Ryan Cooke, Mark Quinn, CBC News
Nov 17, 2016

Proposed legislation that aims to protect people seeking abortions and the people who provide them is making its way through Newfoundland and Labrador's House of Assembly.

The Access to Abortion Services Act would prohibit protesters from demonstrating, carrying signs or trying to dissuade women from getting abortions outside abortion clinics, doctors' homes and their offices.

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