Henry morgentaler, who died may 29 in toronto at the age of 90, was the single most important figure in bringing legal abortion to canada. Henry was 16 at the time in 1994, dr morgentaler opened an abortion clinic in fredericton, new brunswick the henry morgentaler story on august 5. Henekh (henry) morgentaler, cm, abortion advocate, physician (born 19 march 1923 in lodz, poland died 29 may 2013 in toronto morgentaler spent much of his life advocating for women's reproductive rights at a time when they could not legally obtain abortions. Dr henry morgentaler, who led the abortion movement in canada, has died at age 90, more than four decades after breaking the law at the time and opening the country's first abortion clinic in montreal. Dr henry morgentaler joins demonstrators on parliament hill to protest the government's stand on abortion during a freedom of choice rally in ottawa on dec 8, 1983.
The life of henry morgentaler (19 march 1923 to 29 may 2013),1 the canadian doctor and abortion rights activist, has important lessons for the future of abortion law in the uk canada is the only country in the developed or developing world where abortion is not a criminal offence (apart from. Montreal physician henry morgentaler became synonymous with the abortion debate in canada for four decades. Dr morgentaler, who was heralded and vilified for his work and his views, won the landmark canadian supreme court decision that legalized abortion nationally in 1988. The national abortion federation (naf) presented a special award to dr henry morgentaler during naf's annual meeting held last month in bostoncanadian women owe dr morgentaler a tremendous debt of gratitude for standing up for their lives and health at great personal sacrifice and risk. Henry morgentaler was a physician who performed abortions, acted as a reproductive rights activist, and advocated for legal access to abortions in canada during the twentieth century in 1969, he opened his first abortion clinic in canada and participated in the legal/court case of r v morgentaler. Dr henry morgentaler who led the charge on abortion rights in canada died in his toronto home this morning.
Abortion rights activist dr henry morgentaler, who helped overturn canada's abortion law 25 years ago, died wednesday at age 90 at his toronto home. It is an interview with canadian late-term abortionist dr henry morgentaler henry morgentaler, late term abortionist, gives his views and which were very stressful to my patients for most patients who come in for an abortion are scared, they are anxious. Discover henry morgentaler famous and rare quotes share henry morgentaler quotations about abortion and children i want to make my contribution to humanity. Babykiller abortionist henry morgentaler dead at 90 in hell fire blood of babies on his hands genesis 9:6 whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his bloo.
In 1969 dr henry morgentaler emerged as one of canada's most controversial figures when he broke the law and opened the country's first abortion clinic. Hello, i'm henry a friend of mine recalls that dr henry morgentaler said these words to her in the mid-2000s, warmly introducing himself before performing her abortion. Who is henry i have dedicated my life to helping women obtain safe abortions in an atmosphere of compassion and empathy henry morgentaler.
Having won his case in r v morgentaler, abortion rights activist henry morgentaler planned to open an abortion clinic in nova scotia the provincial government responded by passing legislation that would outlaw such clinics (as a provincial offence) and limit abortions to recognized hospitals. Paul cowan's film captures the spirit of the legal battle over abortion waged by dr henry morgentaler in quebec and in federal courts between 1970 and 1976 using. [email protected] canadian abortion crusader certain individuals manage in their lifetimes to both inspire tremendous love and respect, and attract passionate hatred dr henekh (henry) morgentaler was such a man morgentaler was a family doctor who helped change canadian law and the lives. Henry morgentaler died just three months after feting the 25th anniversary of his most prominent legacy: the 1988 r v morgentaler decision decriminalizing abortion. Yet when henry morgentaler died there were few words of praise from the country's ruling elite and the location of his funeral was kept a secret for fear it would draw morgentaler himself believed abortion would reduce henry stood his ground and succeeded where so many.