The Supreme Court of the United States Roe v. We are concerned that we have made a decision to subdue Wade and that we have limited access to subsequent abortions.
"When people start seeing other people being deprived of access and rights, it's worrisome and upset," said Angie Kells, executive director of the Saskatoon Abortion Support Network. Says.
Kell's non-profit organization helps the people of Saskathuwan try to access the misunderstanding.
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In Canada, abortion is non-criminal. The 1988 ruling by the Canadian Supreme Court amended the criminal law and, as recognized by a committee of doctors, could endanger the lives of mothers. We have revoked the 1969 law that allows abortion only if exposed to.
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Access has been different across the country, including Saskathuwan, since the SCC's decision, but abortion has been available under the Canadian Health Act.
"Cancellation is only available for up to 12 weeks in Sascatoon and up to 19 weeks in Regina," Kells said.
Surgical abortion is offered only in two major cities in the state. This is a major concern for advocates of abortion rights.
"Individuals who have the means and money to travel it still have access to abortion," said Heather Hale, executive director of Sascatoon Sexual Health. "The biggest impact is on those who do not have such mobility."
People who live in protected areas far from the city feel the most impact.
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"For many First Nation women in remote areas, especially those in the north, finding transportation is a major barrier, so the Highway of the Highway of Listen to all the stories that Tears and women are trying to travel to these spaces to take care of them, "said FSIN Deputy Chief Ally Bear.
Despite concerns on both sides of the border, the Saskatchewan government said in a statement: "The US Supreme Court ruling has no legal impact on the reproductive rights of Canadian women. Saskatchewan will continue to comply with Canadian Health Law."
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However, supporters will continue to fight for better access.
"Sexual and reproductive health is an international human right," Hale said.
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