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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta IETHBRIDGE HERAID Wednesday, DecomWf 11, 1971 Abortions like having toe nails clipped? TORONTO (CPi "A M of still believe an abortion is like having your toe nails cut." YUlh this. Dr. Heather Morris produced a grisly photograph of ,i huge garbage bag filled with linv day's abortions at one Prairie hospital. I denied my scientific training so I could kid myself it i as just another handful of tis- ue, life would lie she ;aid in an interview, then added: 'Once there's a conception, eie are three parties. Each party has rights. Dr. Morris, an cbsletrician and gynecologist at Women's College Hospital, has assisted' in he delivery of more than babies. She is president of the National Alliance for Life, an anti-abbrticn group. HEADS OPPOSITION Gwen Lamlolt is a lawyer and mothor of three. She is chair- man of the Toronto Right to 1 Lile group. I Mrs. Landolt believes that "the unborn child requires the protection of Canadian and therefore, abortion should not be taken out of the Criminal Code. "Abortion is not a private she said. "People I dun't really realize they're tak- I ing a human life." She objects to His arguments that if abortion is taken out of the Criminal Code "the law is then neutral." "Absence of a law doesn't make it neutral. Since the 18th century, an unborn child has had civil rights." She cited a 1920 case in which the Saskatchewan Court of Ap- peal ruled that, even though a cliild was unborn at time of its father's death, the child was still entitled to receive coir.pen- Ration for its father's death. She i said similar judgments have been upheld in Quebec and Manitoba. Dr. Morris is afraid of what might happen next if abortion iK'Comes entirely a personal mailer. "Our society is conlinuously being governed by expediency. What is inconvenient may be eliminated, flow many people will say it is not expedient to have a retarded She also disputes arguments that freer abortion laws would "improve Ihe quality of life." She quoted studies showing that women who have had abor- tions during the 12th week of pregnancy stand a greater chance nf having a premature child the next time, and "any doctor will tell you that the j major cause of mental defects is prematurity." I She also disputes the popular notion that easing abortion laws lowers the number of illegal abortions. "Most people who are having abortions don't want anyone to know. Some women don't even want their husbands to know, and even the minimum amount of red tape is still just too much fo' the wonjan who thinks 'I mast get it done now.' Mrs. Landolt said there is no such thing as an unwanted child. "The lisLs are long of parents who are searching to adopt a child and there just aren't that many available." What about the mental health of the mother? Dr. Morris said having an abortion is more likely to com- pound a woman's emotional problems, if not during the pregnancy, then later when she realizes what she Ivas done. "Suicide among pregnant women is actually very she said. "On a short-term basis, abortion gels rid of teh child, but tlie long-term effects, we just don't know." Looking into the future, Dr. Morris said: "We are not too far from the time when scientists will be able to selectively create partic- ular breeds of human beings with particular qualities. We must fa.ec this whole question now and protect Uie sanctity of life." "We believe the utmost re- spect is due to human life human life starts at concep- Dr. Mbrris said. RECORD THEFT YEAR ROME (Router) Police said Mrnr'ay there were a record 293 art thefts in Italy during the last more than in 1970. PARTY HIJINKS Conservative leader Robert Slanfield talks to Santa Claus (up- per left) at the Conservative Christmas party in Ottawa. Mr. Stanfield then look a copy of Ihe government's tax bill and tore it in two, much to the amusement of Santa Claus, played by MP Steve Paproski. Last week Mr. Paproski attempted the same feat in the House of Commons failed. Mr. Slanfield had a little help though, Ihe document was partially cut in half beforehand. Rail union is dismayed at labor code changes OTTAWA fCin 'workers threatened by layoff or federal civil service members j dian Brotlwrhood of Hallway, dislocation may Iw adequately Transport and General Workers protected. per cent of its total mom- j hcrship-by suggesting deletion says proposed anii-ridmcms to In other comments about the or extensive revision cf a see- the Canada Labor uould proposed legislation, the union j lion which would limit the pick-j cling activity of unionized fed- entrench in legislation an arbi- trary managerial "ripht" to in-' troduce technological clK-nge.s without the- agreement of labor. In a brief io Labor "Minister Bryce Mackasey Tuesday, Ihe union said technological clan.se of Bill arc ft "ward stop, "fierce from business. "Nevertheless we must frankly voice cur dismay and dissatisfaction.' 10 1 down of work to restrict or limit output as well as a work stop- pa ce. "Under no circumstances, in our view, can a slowdown be dc- iiKiicaieci by Ihe fined as a strike. It is, rather, opposition'1 r.n to the strike, which feel should continue to be defined solely as 'a con- certed cessation of work." SLOWDOWNS ARE LEGAL The sMd it had hoped can often be con- thatIcgislatmn won d be based v_ithjn mles I to every company reg union said. dispute, with management and "How can an act that is legal i ho in (erms thc OM J cc U on the principle thai employers flf a lart or office sl should no: have Sne unilateral right to introduce technological change. Such change in subject to nogoii union or unions i1 fected WANT SAV IX ril.AV.i, misgivings about the bill's pro But under Bill C-23.1, the union posed reconstitution of the Can- said, "thc right of an f nployer; uda Labor Relations Board. to introduce technoiogicat; Membership of the new board changes unilaterally v.uiild still was nnf spelled out in thc bill, not be open to rhnllc-nge." and i---porls indicated that niem- "All a union could (in would hers would be divorced from be to negotiate with a view to both management, and labor, protecting the employees from A better approach would be to the adverse effects of such! appoint a six-man board, with changes. i management, labor and (he The e m b e r union public each represented by two urged that clauses of the bill members. d o a i n g tci-hnological HACK CIVIL SERVANTS change IH- strengthened sa that The union went to hat for its eral employees. The federal employees would be the only group so penalized, the union said, and as a result j their civil liberties would be vio- la ted. The union praised the sec- tion's ef the new legislation which it said lend more versatil- ity and flexibility to the? dispute efforts of the labor de- partment. ''However, we balk nt section That section gives the minister of labor the right to use his own initiative in appoint- ing a mediator to confer, in a 195 should be jt i by he ,abor code senl iab d mmagemml_ i he union said il has some Ireland pulls troops out of Cyprus DUBLIN (Rente-} The gov- ernment of the Irish Republic announced today that it is with- drawing ils troops from the United Kalians force in Cyprus r! the end of three months. In the meantime, the 'ICO-man contingent will be reduced in number after consultations the United Nations .secretary- general. The str.'tement said the force was being withdrawn despite an appeal by Sccrctary-Gcnerr.l II Tbant to let it remain in Cyprus for at Ica.st another six months. Canada has more than 700 per- sonnel serving the force. The statement said the move help to ease Iho burden I rn personnel in Ibp repub- lic. A bill recently introduced in' the .Senate provides hr Ihe strengthening of Ireland's secu- rity forces. Becomes monk at 89 TOIILOKSK (lienter) Phi- losopher Jac'iues Marilaiu, one- time Krerrh ;nnbn.s.sadnr to the Vatican, has become a i al the age (if (SI. j j.iiacd the order of Ihe of the I.iltle Mrothers of .lesu.-, at H.inglioil near here, uherc lie has lived in seehiMon for 10 vcars. BUCK KRISPY CUP OF MILK CONCERT Tonight's the nighl. llX th" Buck Kmpy Chriritmn1; Music Concert for the Cup of Milk fund. It at 8 p m. at Ibo St. Francis Auditorium nl Catholic Central Hrib School, tclhbriclge. Brian Lnna, llnivfi'.ily cf Inlhbridflp artist, drew Ibe fully po'.lor, ahovo, to promote the concert and the fund. Thanks to Tho Rrown Carlh for getting il off tho ground, Wo wish you success. I'KIUI PAIIDONS 157 LIMA (AIM A special Christmas and New Year par- don has been granted to prisoners ing srutrmrs t ir common crimes, Peru's uiili- I a r y government announced Tuesday oiglit. t EATON'S comes to lite When it comes to gift-buying, come to Eaton's for the choice in the most-wanted gifts. At Eaton's Christmas comes to life with the big choice in Christmas gifts that will please all those special people on your list. Look over these sug- gestions, then hurry down to Eaton's. For your Christmas shopping con- venience, Eaton's now has special shopping hours from now to Christmas, Fortrel Polyester Knit Co-Ordinates 15.00 20.00 New for Christmas and right for spring. All styled on Pink and Novy colourings. Sizes 12 to 18. Blouses. Long sleeves plain. Each......15.00 Skirts. Gored and belted. Each........ 16.00 Pants. Pull-on style. Each 17.00 Blouses. Polka dot. Long sleeves. Each 17.00 Vests. Longer length, nipped in waist. Each Tops. Polka dot. Long sleeves. Each 20.00 Tunic. Striped. Sleeveless. Each....... 20.00 Sportswear, Main Floor Lovely Knit Pullovers EACH Crimp knit pullovers that will moke a lovely gift. Long sleeves and finished in assorted patlernS. Finished with jewel neckline wilh back zipper ot neck. Suitable with pants or skirt. Red, Brown, Lilac and Navy. Sizes: Small, Medium and Large. Sportswear, Main Floor Give A Cordana Duster 4.00 EACH I Til< ilic'.f o glfl thai ii bound lo In inq a of plrnsurc. Cotton cords in ab- '.irocl prinl-.. Rrjyon satin piping trim. Elbow length slooves. Coloursr Blue and Pink. Sizes: Small, Medium and largo. Lingerie, Main Floor Majestic 400 Portable Typewriter :3.35 EACH If you aro looking for a more moderately priced typewriter horo'i tho one for you. 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