Townships groups hold pro-choice solidarity rally

Townships groups hold pro-choice solidarity rally
Ellen and Richard Goldfinch were among the many who gathered for a demonstration of solidarity and support in Sherbrooke on Sunday. (Photo : Gordon Lambie)

By Gordon Lambie

The decision of the United States’ Supreme Court on Friday to overturn the ruling that provided the constitutional right to abortion in that country inspired protests throughout the US and Canada over the weekend. The Fédération du Québec pour le planning des naissances (FQPN) coordinated a series of protests outside courthouses across the province on Sunday as a show of solidarity for U.S. pro-choice groups, including one in Sherbrooke that was facilitated by local pro-choice groups such as the Collectif pour le libre choix and SOS Grossesse Estrie.
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