ARPA Canada stood alongside dozens of other organizations and experts in a joint statement to Parliament to “express our support for Motion No. 312 and the establishment of a special committee of the House of Commons to review the declaration in subsection 223 (1) of the Criminal Code of Canada which states that a child becomes a human being only “when it has completely proceeded, in a living state, from the body of its mother.”‘ Read the full document and the long list of those who signed it here.
The statement has been translated into both official languages and has been sent to every MP. The debate for M-312 begins on Friday and the vote is scheduled for next Wednesday. Find more informatin about this motion, and our EasyMail letter, here.
(Picture: Stephen Woodworth, the author of M-312, speaking at an ARPA event in August)