Bill C-225: Cassie and Molly’s Law Tag

07 Mar 2017 Criminal charges in Toronto baby death

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6531" img_size="medium" add_caption="yes" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Police in Toronto made an announcement last week that has restarted the discussion about criminal charges in cases where pregnant women are murdered and their unborn child dies as a result of the attack. The announcement centred on the death of 33 year old Candice Bobb of Etobicoke. She was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting last May. She was five months pregnant at the time. Her baby - a boy - was delivered by caesarean...

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07 Nov 2016 Op-Ed: Opportunity for pro-life and pro-choice to work together lost

The following op-ed appeared in the Smithers Interior News on November 2, 2016 by Executive Director, Mark Penninga When it comes to how Canadian law views preborn children, some may legitimately wonder if “pro-life” Canadians will ever be able to agree or work together with those who identify as “pro-choice.” Such an opportunity arose just last week, but the entire NDP (including local MP Nathan Cullen), Liberal Party, and even some Conservatives lacked the courage to act. Pro-life or pro-choice, every Canadian should be disappointed with this lack of leadership because...

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26 Oct 2016 Fear of abortion discussion leads to cries for justice being ignored by Parliament

On Wednesday October 19, Parliament voted down Bill C-225, also known as Cassie and Molly’s Law. This private member’s bill, sponsored by Yorkton-Melville MP Cathay Wagantall, addressed a gaping hole in Canadian law whereby a criminal who intentionally commits a violent crime against a pregnant woman currently cannot be charged for harming or murdering her pre-born child. Parliament voted down Bill c-225 - Cassie and Molly’s Law The bill was inspired by the story of Cassandra Kaake, a mother who was murdered two years ago in Windsor, Ontario. Cassy was 7 months...

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24 Jun 2016 Ask your MP to support C-225 ‘Cassie and Molly’s Law’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlPv6spDN9Q What a great day for Canada! As you may know, we have been calling for a pre-born victims of crime law for over a year. In fact, it was one of three laws that we focussed on during lifeTOUR 2015 as having a real possibility of being introduced in the next 3 – 8 years. Now, only four months after the conclusion of lifeTOUR, the House of Commons is set to debate and vote on a bill that would protect pregnant women and their pre-born children! Bill C-225, introduced by Ms....

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