August 16, 2022

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Local clinics are ready to welcome them

Local clinics are ready to welcome them

Quebec abortion clinics say they are ready to welcome American women who want to end their pregnancy, but they believe the journey will be too complicated and expensive.

Also read: Right to Abortion: Valerie Plante says American women are “always welcome.”

“We decided to stay together. If women from the United States call us, we welcome them with open arms,” ​​said Patricia Larou, director of Clinic des Femmes de l’Autois.

However, she did not know if these calls would materialize.

“It simply came to our notice then [que des Américaines se tournent vers le Québec] Jessica Legalt for Planning Births (FQPN) of the Quebec Federation

Services Corridor

She said she had spoken to an American activist in Montreal who wanted to create a service corridor for American women, but nothing had been achieved yet.

She points out that the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to allow states to ban abortion taken last Friday could have consequences for many years to come.

France Desilets of the Morgentalar Clinic in Montreal adds, “This decision mainly affects women who do not have the resources to pay for an abortion, financially assisting with a trip.

In addition, abortion is legal in all states bordering Quebec.

But Mrs. Legalt argues that states want to ban women from traveling or abortion pill for this procedure, which is still available everywhere by mail in the United States.

Above all, abortion clinics have observed that this American decision has stimulated anti-abortion activists in Quebec.

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“We have no immunity from Quebec, there are very active anti-choice groups,” Ms.Me Desilts.

In response to Row’s regression. Wade, the mayor of Montreal, Valerie Plante, in the United States, announced yesterday that Quebecs should be prepared to welcome American women who want to protect themselves from the right to abortion.

– With QMI Agency

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