Proposed Calgary bylaw to restrict graphic images on anti-abortion flyers

An advocacy group is looking to bring about change to some of the content Calgarians are receiving in the mail. They say that flyers from anti-abortion groups containing graphic images need to be concealed and come with a warning! By Joey Chini and Tiffany Goodwein Posted Sep 26, 2022, 3:04PM MDT. Last Updated Sep 27, 2022, 7:41AM MDT. […]

When Anti-Choice Goes Too Far:

Examining Spaces that Should be Safe from Anti-Choice Rhetoric By Jenn Miller When is it “going too far” to expose children (and others) to graphic and gruesome photos of alleged aborted fetuses? Surely, we can all agree that this is inappropriate at school, where there is an expectation of physical and psychological safety. What about […]

What Can you do to Stop Graphic Anti-abortion Images in your City

By Katie Dean Have you been one of the unlucky ones to be forced to view gory photos of images of “alleged” dead fetuses? If so, you are not alone. For almost two decades now, Canadians across the Country have been subject to blood and gore in our mailboxes and on our street corners. The […]

Alexa

I first saw the graphic abortion signs created by the CCBR and used by LAA on campus on my way to class at King’s University College. I didn’t have time to approach them before my class started and immediately started having a panic attack when I got to class. I spent the whole 3 hour […]

Jessica

I was raised by my single Mom and Grandma who were always very open about everything (my Mom was an RN). I grew up in a small town. I remember moving to London years ago and being exposed

Kristine

In the days before the VDLC, a friend and I would often go protest the ccbr and 40 days of life groups. I learned very quickly that trying to have an educated conversation with anyone from those groups was not only impossible, but incredibly draining. I quickly changed tactics and stopped talking to them altogether, […]

Natalie

I have never been through pregnancy loss, but I am no stranger to CCBR’s lack of empathy. In November while counter-demonstrating, I was covering the signs of a CCBR intern named Andrew. Against my better judgment, I tried to have a conversation with him. The CCBR believes that the alleged fetuses in those images deserve […]

Katie

There have been so many days over the past few months that I have spent on the streets of London, standing in front of, or beside, signs of bloody allegedly aborted fetuses. Like many others have described, there is no reasoning with any person that thinks it is remotely alright to hold these signs. They […]

Sophie

Here’s my story from our October 31st counter protest: I decided to go stand across the street as we were starting to crowd our corner. I was there for a few minutes when a van pulled up to the stop light. The passenger started wildly giving us the thumbs up and waving!