21st Anniversary of the Morgentaler decision

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January 28, 2009

On January 28, 2009, Canada celebrated the 21st Anniversary of the Morgentaler decision, the Supreme Court’s ruling that decriminalize abortion, by striking downCanada's abortion law as unconstitutional.

Since 1989, Canada has become one of a small number of countries without a federal law restricting abortion. Additionally, abortion is a safe, legal, and insured service.

For more information about abortion in Canada, visit our website.

Read the press release.