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Save Canada’s Crisis Pregnancy Centres!

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Baby and New Mom

Dear Honourable Members of Parliament:

Before the 2021 election, the Liberal Party in its Election Platform issued a blanket condemnation of all pro-life groups across Canada. They falsely claimed: “anti-choice organizations are actively working to spread misinformation about abortion, putting the health and safety of young people and vulnerable women at risk.”

Without any facts to back up their charge, the Liberals went on to make this promise: “A re-elected Liberal government will... no longer provide charity status to anti-abortion organizations (for example, Crisis Pregnancy Centres) that provide dishonest counseling to women about their rights and about the options available to them at all stages of the pregnancy.”

If the Liberal government follows its Platform, scores of Crisis Pregnancy Centres and hundreds of pro-life community service organizations across this country will be at risk of closure. Without charitable status, they will be literally taxed out of existence. That will deal an enormous blow to the thousands of women these entities support both before and after childbirth.

According to Pregnancy Care Canada, a national Crisis Pregnancy organization, over 30,000 individuals accessed help last year from their 80 affiliated Pregnancy Care Centres. Over 7,000 clients received material supplies such as diapers, formula, and clothing. Over 600 women requested and received post-abortion support.

Thousands of precious children were given the opportunity to see the light of day.

Crisis Pregnancy Centres make an invaluable contribution to Canadian society, providing resources, support, supplies, information, and options to women facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy. The women served by these organizations seek out their assistance freely, and they are never forced to choose life for their babies.

Without these organizations, women in crisis would have fewer options and fewer supports for them in their pregnancy experience. In fact, most would feel they have only one choice: abortion. And one choice means no choice at all!

Furthermore, if the Liberal government succeeds in revoking the charitable status of Crisis Pregnancy Centres, what will stop them from introducing a new type of “Liberal Values Test” for all types of charities – including churches, synagogues, mosques, schools, camps, soup kitchens, and food banks? If any of these groups holds to a pro-life perspective, they may lose their status and face closure.

I cannot believe that you, dear Member of Parliament, would want to see the diminishment of our communities and the abandonment of people in need by the removal of charitable status for organizations that have pro-life convictions. That is why I am asking you to oppose any bill, motion, or regulatory policy that seeks to penalize Crisis Pregnancy Centres in Canada.

Sincerely,

[ The Undersigned ]

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Hannah P. Thunder Bay, ON
Sep 29, 2022 - 09:15pm
Anonymous Prince George, BC
Sep 26, 2022 - 04:18pm
Anonymous Kitchener , ON
Sep 19, 2022 - 07:11pm
Anonymous Kitchener, ON
Sep 18, 2022 - 07:49pm
ALEX C. Kitchener, ON
Sep 18, 2022 - 06:32pm
May God have mercy on those fighting to kill innocent babies in cold blood. We hope their soul may find repentance and be recovered from eternal damnation.
Anonymous VICTORIA, BC
Sep 11, 2022 - 05:56am
SAVE CANADA’S CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTRES!
Anonymous St. Albert, AB
Sep 5, 2022 - 10:44pm
Linda C. Swan River, MB
Sep 1, 2022 - 02:28pm
Seems as if the Liberals oppose free choice.
Carly F. Ottawa, ON
Aug 31, 2022 - 11:04pm
I know for a fact that the Crisis Pregnancy Centre I support provides support to women who chose abortions as well as helping out women who chose to keep their children. Being pro-women means not hindering the organizations that provide help when people are in crisis and feeling vulnerable. Pro-choice allows life to be an option
Anonymous Victoria, BC
Aug 29, 2022 - 08:02pm
Ashley C. Victoria, BC
Aug 28, 2022 - 02:27pm
IAIN M. Shawnigan Lake, BC
Aug 25, 2022 - 10:55am
Jerome R. Saskatoon, SK
Aug 24, 2022 - 01:36am
Lynelle P. CALGARY, AB
Aug 23, 2022 - 10:15am
Perry P. Point Edward, ON
Aug 19, 2022 - 10:47am