Poll Shows Canadians Ready for Curbs on Abortion

OTTAWA, November 3, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new poll shows a considerable degree of consensus among Canadians on social issues usually considered controversial. The Leger poll asked about prenatal legal protection, and several abortion-related topics.  63% said they favoured legal protection for human life before birth, 7% higher than a Leger poll in 2002. Women were more likely than men to favour legal protection from conception on.  Over two-thirds of Canadians (69%) favour informed consent legislation on abortion, similar to laws adopted in the US states. Such laws require that, before a woman has an abortion, her physician must inform […]