Erin O'Toole says his position on abortion hasn't changed. But his leadership platform suggests otherwise - 2021-08-20

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F0.png Erin O'Toole says his position on abortion hasn't changed. But his leadership platform suggests otherwise August 20, 2021, Alex Boutilier, Toronto Star

OTTAWA — Erin O'Toole says his position on access to abortion hasn't changed. His platform in the Conservatives' 2020 leadership race says otherwise.

O'Toole has faced questions on the campaign trail about his party's pledge to protect "the conscience rights" of health-care professionals who refuse to provide services — like abortion, or medical assistance in dying — that go against their religious or personal beliefs.

The Conservative leader maintained Friday that health-care professionals would still be required to refer patients seeking such services to physicians who are willing to perform the procedures.

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{{cite news | first = Alex | last = Boutilier | title = Erin O'Toole says his position on abortion hasn't changed. But his leadership platform suggests otherwise | url = https://www.therecord.com/ts/politics/federal-election/2021/08/20/erin-otoole-says-his-position-on-abortion-hasnt-changed-but-his-leadership-platform-suggests-otherwise.html | work = Toronto Star | date = August 20, 2021 | accessdate = August 30, 2021 }}