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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta Abortion conn ler-offcnsive runs successful campaign FIT .IURATC NKW VOliK (AI'I .lust one year rigo, advocates of abortion in ihc Uniicd Slates were rirlinjr, favorable slide, conducting (jfluciilioi.ul current of slate legislation and court decisions that seemed fo point lo an irrcshUblc! trend. Akiskn, Hawaii, Washington and New York bad greatly lib- eralised tbeir la MS, virtually providing abortion on teeniest Thirteen slates and the District of Columbia allowed abortions under certain circum- stances. IS lore liian 30 olher sfutc.s were crmMdering new ahnrlion Court rulings in Illinois. Cal- known ifoinia and expand- M OfU, access to abortion. Many in Hie movement to legalize abor- tion confident il was an idea whose time, had corne on an emotional and politically Bureau of Ihc Roman Catholic sensitive issue. Archdiocese of New York. "No Kight lo J, i f e commitUt'S i one has the? right to kill an inno- have; formed in virtually every j rent human Iwijifi. The right cam- to life of the unborn has prior- ity over Ihe right of the wo- man to convenience." "Wmricn must have (he right lo deride whether or not to bear a child." Linda Zimmer- man of Ibe alHirlinn action roi'.iitiut. "There fire no 100- per-i'c-nt safe- and effective methods of birth control as yet. i Abortion is a necessary backup 1 and every v.-oman's right." (Julii sides user jxjlls and sta- ibstant'alc Ilieir ar- and lobbying drives in legislatures. So successful were Ihi.'ir efforts tiial only one stale. Florida, has funded abortion changes Uii.s year. ;md a i.iw fn York was rcdiined only by tlov. Nelson A KoL'keteller's veto of the repeal act The Democratic.' national con- vention's platform coin roil Ice defeated a proposal for a itisfics t ixt'd abortion plank. "We can'i gumenls us the abortion conimiltee mem- commented. IHIvVil.Kh The Commission on lion Grov.lh and American Fir- j lure, headed bv John Hw.-ke- feller III. reported that one-half I llic Amei loans surveyed heticve legislators said they should be a de- Bul twtoy. a full flcdgcil uixler heavy pressure cision liclwefii the molher anil j coillltci'-offcnsive is to Life groups lo vole physician and Dial only six lorce in an election year that 'for repeal of fs'cw York's law, (0iaJly opposed has politicians stepping warily i which went into effect two years (o i Lawmakers were lele- j Another poll recently taken; i phoned al their homes, petitions for planned Parenthood incli- 197! THE IfTHBRIDGE HEPAID 17 ANTI-AIRCRAFT BAlLOONS-Thelma MacAdcim, tcfl and fnends Ihe helium inflated balloons she is fly- ing above her property in Coqoitlam, B.C., to keep plane which quiloes. is spraying pesticide malalhion to loll rnos (CP WirepholoJ Jn. ana o. ul town out A number of out-of-town fjuc.sls were in I bridge re- renlly for Ihc Ncgrello-Ilrown Dorr. Miss Wendy and j Mr. Harry Dorr of Palo Alto, Mrs. Richard Garc-m of Mon- (real, Quebec; Mrs. M. Me-1 Faciyen of Victoria and Mr. and Mrs! Charles Mitchell of 'were presented lo their offices, and demonstrators gathered in Scuale chambers pleading for H return to Hie old law which i allowed abortions only when i to save ihc lite of I the mollier. i The strength uf the opposi- tion i n Nc w Yor k came as a surprise lo many reformers, "We really caught off said i .inda Ziminer- ro-ordinalcir for the Women's National Abortion Action Coalition. "Back in Jfl70 we thought the abortion issue iv York s ecu re and ;n'ogress the New catcri that fw jwr cent, as op- posed to 20 per cent six years ago, IxHievcd that "tlie deci- sion (o havp an atKiilion should made .solely between a wo- rn a n ii rui h er ph v.si ci a Among Catholics sun'eyed. 51 [Mjr cer.t were said to concur. low-rise Face of London undergoing changes LONDON K-'Pt Sut'h events Ihc Fire of 1666 nnd applied to hipji-rise changes. Already some 21.iiOO these and has urged the This was partly because of Hie i huiioinfis in 0 real or are borougiis lo declare them as Ihe Second World War bombing [shortage of craftsmen and j listed as of architectural inter have created rapid changes it: partly liecnusc of the emphasis est. but now the Greater i [-onoNin Council is facing up to tlie challenye of socio-economic on high density. 'ITie change Sir "Through the Civic Amenities Hodgcr Walters, architect to the .says Sir Rodger, "plan- council sees for the 1970s is a uing authorities designate lake-ofT evolution. This has beet) a con- j swing to low-rise while main- as being of special artrhi- fiut more gradual ojiera- i taining higli density, more iiv Icctural 01 historic interest The country would automatic. loops, H.C.; Mrs, W. A Forrest, Miss fat- H came as a 1 lliink h Forrest, Mr and" Mrs. Uon-'a'wlion rniotin will a lonj; aid Fleming, NTr. Melvin Chris- and difficult campaign, -.vilti lensen, Mr. and Mrs. B a r r y I some defeals ahead I'm sine." I live factor in change. teresling, tlie council, largest local scale, (Cpi A York housing nuthojity in Britain, j AliCIin I-'C'I Univorsity srK.-iologryt is plan-j housing is especially important. nd more human in council has defined .some 200 of conservation areas." One of tlie architects' contii- j but inns to current planning is a i comprehensive study of visibiJ-il ity from viewpoints throughout Greater to dotermine j the policy towai-ds bigh bu.ld-1 ings in the immediate future. ning a on burlesque Ihe thesis lor she master's dogrw. Marilvn .Salutin. 2R i 11 Hunt and Mr. and Mrs. Frank 'CLASH OF lUfillTS i IR.III Hahik of Calgary; TJic core of the abortion de- Wlli Mr. ami Mrs. John Davis of hate i.s tbe right of lhc unborn Meanwhile-, she attends the oc- Medicine Ual: Mr and Mrs. child vs. Ihe right of the wo- ca.sional [jerformance at the John T. Sliinscm. Mr. and Mrs. i man lo control her body. ;m is- theatre here Derek Slimson, Mr. and Mrs, sue that has gained momentum (Jerald I'atei'.son and Miss Lor- from the feminist niovoment. rair.fi of Tabr-r; "It is a question of human Mr, and Mrs. J. C. Davis of life." says Msgr. Jlugli Cm-ran. Korl Maclinxl direclor of the Family Life OPTIMISTIC Sir R of Igor is optimistic abouf her Hi years incliKles building an- oilier' homes. Hopes the i Tlic saw the introduction and Mo-' of system building, particularly this fall. wofk for am{ sccs (lrsigns of Bliehted cause delects -'fi. BAR HARBOR. Mo THE BETTER HALF By Barnes "The last time he told the truth was when he declared he wasn't half good enough for me." with strippers lo bring iier nianu.scripl up to dale. Slie has noted some diangtrs hi burlrMnie in Toronto in the year, theatre now is 1 showing what are called skin- j flicks of westerns mid t films between the live i strip Tin- master of cere- i monies is a woman and the i trend among strippers now i.s j nol to inflate the breasts with i silicone, i flitrinp her year of study, i MRs S.'dulin talked with scores I n! ate with Ihem and svfinl lo (lieir parties. I She fias found thai niosl si rip purs enjoy their work, They norsy crowds and play to them. I but at Ihe same time they enjoy (he feeling of putting something over on the nudicnc'e, of salish- ing them wliilc giving, nway j nothing of Ihein.selves. A fete dress-up tricks been striving lo create environ- ments (o meet human he says. "Now morr private e_s- A British st-imitirsT said here tjjte are seeing the i lhal the eal'ng of blighted of usijig architects j t a toes during the first and implcnii'ining tlieir ideas to uf pregnancy may improve the total environment." ed with the inciilence of (wo born uilhoul the top of the No: all the for the 1970s severe head and I he defect Is always HOUPVOI Dr. .1. 11 Rensvick of tlie School of Hv- hlighf appear as a blacki.sh- bruvniish blemish seen aflcr peeling, if it is not si ready vis month ible on the outside. Infants wilh anencephaly are involvt'is in Ihe London scene. of housing mid welding of v> triiiniji iiut uc .live (lu-v .Tcasinulv applic.1 wlicrc soTiml- "1al h's so i formed ness of bjisic structure makes this economic sense. A m o n g the council-owned ri wel lings air m a ny hi neks of i flats built in (he anci j Since these are often below to- i day's space and amenity stand- i of slrtic- Uure and reasonable- appearance -extensive pro- 1 in hand. with spina hifida are born an open spine :l while some c-an Iw? kep' are grossly mal- the incidence of the defects. Iff .said some lab- oratory animal evidence may be forthcoming, Ue at a course in merii- j wjtll of tke conductetl University at laboratory hero. Dr. Ken wick, discussing his j chiding the producing theory reporters, said hie- i slate of Mane, he said. Statutory duties concerning j misiied potatoes contain cliem- In Idaho, he said, where the i Iho .sfifc'niarding of historic Seals Ilial ct.-jld lead to birth i weather is dn1 and the humid-; i IKTOIUC of increa.siiip dofecls a.s spina Ijifida tly is low. tliereforp reducing i. social inipoflance as anprcephaly. Tlie potato tlip incidence is lower. JUNE'S NURSERY NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATIONS FOR AUGUST 23rd AGES 3, 4 ond 5 YEAR OLDS Complcrdy licnniod Government Approved PHONE 328-0139 Help for those hand-me-down hang-ups Its HKl.TN TIKN'XKSSY grandmothers. Fancy kitrhen seem tti away for mothers of NKA n's Kditcir gadtfcts. and him- J two or more husl- growing off- Life is easier for most motbei'.1. j much lighler. dry uniLs inakc a rlay's uork trxlay lhan it for I heir But one problem doesn't ever Iheir rlothos long before the new, miracle- fibres wear out. Most families have their very i own h i n ri a i hang up. The kids outgrow or Lenny. And with this comes i spring (lie hand-me-down CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALl-Cor. Ijlri Si. and 6lli Avo. N. FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 O'CLOCK old pink Hut her o uii r.e w gv ec1 n ono c 011 Id evoke enthusiasm. (nlorfnsl yarn to person- cliildren's garni en t p. Eiu- hroider name? or imlinl? on 1 or raincoaf pockels. Felt can ba one of your beat baml-me-riown friends. A ania lop Uirns inlo a make-be- lieve football jersey for your son with felt mimbevs anci arm stripes added Sew some yel- low ami while fell dames