March 6, 2011 • In the News
Weekly news round-up from Canada and around the world
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At Daily Kos: Iowa Woman Jailed for Thinking About an Abortion collects stories of three women facing serious lack of reproductive freedom in the United States.
The folks at GOOD have posted a story about the heroic young woman who sacrificed herself to save thousands of lives during the Japanese tsunami.
Students at a Thunder Bay Catholic high school were sent home for displaying pro-choices messages on their school uniforms. Students wearing pro-life messages were not disciplined.
In mid-February, the Canada Border Services Agency implemented a policy allowing immigration officers to enter women's shelters seeking illegal immigrants. No One is Illegal Toronto
has organized a rally on Tuesday, March 8 to condemn the policy.