Le Blogue Broadbent

Here we go again - not reopening the abortion debate

Fresh off a victory for social conservatives at the Conservative Party convention, Langley MP Mark Warawa returned to Ottawa on Monday and tabled a petition highlighting the party's new policy: condemning the discrimination against girls through gender selection.

Stephen Harper knows what this is all about - the reopening of the abortion debate. That’s why he made sure a gender selection motion tabled by Warawa in the House of Commons last year got shot down. Harper said repeatedly that "he did not intend to reopen the debate on abortion."

The social conservative wing of the Conservative Party doesn't appear to be listening: