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Canada: Pro-Abortion Liberals Walk Out after Gov't Committee Picks Pro-Life Chair

Lianne Laurence, Claire Chretien : Sep 28, 2017  LifeSiteNews.com

"The Liberals' problem with Rachel Harder isn't because she has pro-life leanings; it's because they are pro-abortion." -Johanne Brownrigg, Ottawa lobbyist for Campaign Life

(OTTAWA)— [LifeSiteNews.com] Liberal MPs immediately walked out of a House Committee on the Status of Women meeting, Tuesday when a pro-life Conservative MP was nominated to chair it. (Photo: MP Rachael Harder/via LifeSiteNews.com)

They opposed Rachael Harder, an MP representing Lethbridge, Alberta, leading the women's committee because she is against abortion.

The Liberals hold a majority on the committee and could have voted Harder out. Their walkout shut down the meeting and prevented a vote.

They also criticized Conservative leader Andrew Scheer for nominating Harder, according to the Toronto Star. Traditionally, the opposition party gets to pick this committee's chair.

The New Democratic Party joined the Liberals in the Harder protest. NDP MP Sheila Malcolmson, a committee Vice-Chair, said Harder's pro-life views would make it "impossible" for her to represent the committee, reported CTV.

"Reproductive choice is at the foundation of women's equality," said Malcolmson, and Harder wouldn't be able "to communicate and articulate our work."

But Campaign Life Coalition, Canada's national pro-life lobby group, says the Liberal walkout is evidence of the party's abortion extremism...

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