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By Terry Vanderheyden

WINNIPEG, November 30, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Manitoba taxpayers are now paying for all abortions committed in the province. Health Minister Tim Sale revised government policy to allow private abortuaries to receive provincial funding for the procedure last week.

In a blatant attempt to put pressure on the Manitoba provincial government to fund their killing business, a group of women in Winnipeg turned Henry Morgentaler’s Winnipeg abortuary into a non-profit facility – Jane’s Clinic – in April 2004. Two women then challenged the government last December over its failure to fund their lifestyle choice; Court of Queen’s Bench Judge Jeffrey Oliphant ruled that it was unconstitutional for the government to deny the women taxpayer money to kill their unborn children.

Although Oliphant’s decision was overturned on appeal in September, Sale claims he is simply instituting a change already set in motion in 2004. “This regulation is just catching up to a change in policy made about a year ago,” he said, as reported by the Winnipeg Sun.

See related LifeSiteNews.com coverage:
  Abortion at Private Clinics Must be Publicly Funded Manitoba Judge Declares
https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/jan/05010307.html
  Manitoba Private Surgical Center Asks Why Only Private Abortion Facility Gets Public Funding
https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/jul/04070901.html
  Manitoba to fund Private Abortion Facility with Taxpayer Dollars
https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/jul/04070807.html
  Non-Profit Status for Morgantaler Winnipeg Clinic a Ploy for Public Funds
https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/apr/04040803.html
  Chretien Forcing Morgentaler Clinic Funding By Taxpayers
https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2001/jan/01010801.html

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