Abortion: Shut up or keep the debate alive?

Pragmatists say take what the government is offering, while others say it's a matter of principle.

Sam Garcia, Embassy
CIDA Minister Bev Oda talks with World Vision Canada’s Ottawa director Elly Vandenberg yesterday.
Anca Gurzu
Published: Wednesday, 05/05/2010 12:00 am EDT

'We've got five weeks or whatever left until the G8 starts. Shut the f--k up on this issue," Conservative Senator Nancy Ruth told a number of women's rights groups on Monday. "If you push it, there'll be more backlash. This is now a political football. This is not about women's health in this country."

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