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Ontario plans 'safe access zones' for abortion clinics

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 8:52 AM | By Tom Venetis

The Ontario government plans to introduce legislation that will create "safe access zones" at abortion clinics.

Attorney General Yasir NaqviThe government said the zones are meant to ensure the safety and privacy of women who need to use these services and the staff who work in these facilities. The legislation will be introduced during the fall. It will be modelled after similar legislation in place in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Quebec.

“No woman should feel unsafe or intimidated when exercising the fundamental right to make her...