Tag Archives: reproductive rights

Ask an Abortion Doula 5 – “Why do you have to drive around Alberta? I thought we [Canadians] could get abortions anywhere.”

by | August 8, 2019

Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her at her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here we talk about accessibility. By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson August 2019 “Why do you have to… Read more »

Interview with Joyce Schorr and Sylvia Ghazarian of WRAPP on Abortion Rights and Reproductive Rights

by | May 19, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Joyce Schorr and Sylvia Ghazarian from WRAPP discuss abortion rights and reproductive rights. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s give some sense of where you’re coming from, when you’re speaking. What is family/personal background, for instance, geography, culture, religion or lack thereof, and so on? Joyce Schorr: I was with a woman who had… Read more »

Interview with Richael – Media/Social Media Working Group, Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC)

by | April 21, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Richael is with the Media/Social Media Working Group of the Abortion Rights Campaign. Here we speak frankly on women’s reproductive rights. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: As a grassroots movement oriented around the advancement and empowerment of women through activism for safe, free, and equitable abortions, do other similar campaigns exist in the world,… Read more »

Interview with Emma Duke – Board Director of Communications, Abortion Support Services Atlantic

by | April 19, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Emma Duke is the Board Director of Communications on the Board of Directors of the Abortion Support Services Atlantic (Halifax, Nova Scotia). Here we talk about her life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: For the abortion services in the Atlantic, what are the important points to bear in mind? Emma Duke:… Read more »

“The Fragile State of Women’s Reproductive Rights”

by | April 18, 2014

On April 11, Canadian Atheist drew attention to this announcement The Morgentaler abortion clinic in Fredericton will close at the end of July following a 20-year fight with the New Brunswick government over funding. However, the conversation is not over! In an article in the Globe and Mail, Rachael Johnstone, an assistant professor at the Bader… Read more »