Catholic organizations scramble in wake of new 'bubble zone' law

Posted October 31, 2017 7:07 pm by Editor

Catholic organizations scramble in wake of new 'bubble zone' law

Ontario’s bubble zone legislation has Catholic lawyers pondering courtroom strategy, Ottawa’s archbishop worrying about the annual March for Life and a pro-life counselling service looking for a new location.The legislation, that will ban protest, prayer and sidewalk counselling within a 50-metre zone outside Ontario’s eight abortion clinics, passed almost unanimously on Oct. 25. One vote against came from Trillium Party MPP Jack MacLaren, while a handful of objecting legislators from the Liberal and Progressive Conservative parties were absent for the vote. Bill 163 sped through all three readings and one day of hearings in less than two weeks. The bill

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