Category Law & Policy

Lost and Won: A Challenge of the UK Law Allowing Selective Termination

Chris Kaposy discusses the significance of a recent challenge of the United Kingdom’s Abortion Act by a group that included Heidi Crowter, a woman who has Down syndrome.

It is Time to Queer Up Bioethics for LGBTQI+ Equity

Michele Battle-Fisher and Ramona Peel critique the heteronormative, cisnormative healthcare bias inherent in the medical system.

PEI is Now a Leader in Reproductive Health Care

Martha Paynter reports on the current state of access to abortion and comprehensive reproductive health services in Prince Edward Island.

Is There a Duty to Get Vaccinated?

Chris Kaposy examines some of the reasoning that motivates those who refuse vaccination against COVID-19 and finds much that is deficient and disturbing.

Deadly Consequences: Alberta’s Failing Drug Policy

Emily Doerksen discusses a number of the policy failures affecting people who use drugs in Canada, up to and including the Alberta UCP government’s decision to close multiple safe consumption sites across the province.