How Should our Elected Representatives Vote?
Original Air Date:
Friday, October 05, 2012
Alberta MP Rona Ambrose sparked outrage for voting “yea” on a motion to explore when human life begins. The motion was defeated by 203 “nays”, could have re-opened the legal abortion debate.
Critics say Ambrose's vote contradicts her commitment as Minister for the Status of Women.
How should our elected representatives vote?
Joining us for this discussion are
Julian Castro-Rea, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Alberta; Heather MacIntosh, Program Director of Democratic Development and Human Rights at the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership; and Janet Brown, Public Opinion Consultant
Have Your Say
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