10.26.2017 – Oct. 26th, 2017 – Anti-Free Speech Ontario Bill 163 Passes // Bans Sidewalk Counselling Outside of Abortion Clinics

It was a sad day for freedom of speech, expression and assembly in Ontario yesterday with the passing of ON Bill 163.

Bill 163, which was fast-tracked through the legislature, creates so-called “safe zones” of 50-150 metres around the province’s 8 abortion clinics and the homes of abortionists and clinic staff. Peaceful pro-life protesting and counselling women against abortion will now be banned within these areas.

The Bill was put forward by Liberal ON Attorney General Yasir Naqvi, but it was the Ontario Conservatives who unsuccessfully proposed passing the bill immediately after it was introduced with no debate or committee hearings. The bill received all-party support at third vote yesterday, October 26th…[Click here to read the full article].