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Side-by-Side Candidate Comparison in the Riding of Red Deer - Lacombe

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Calkins has a perfect voting record in the House of Commons on life & family issues. However, in a past interview, he stated that he believes abortion should be permitted in some instances; will consult with his constituents and vote according to their wishes on a private members bill.

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Laura-Lynn gave perfect answers to CLC's 2019 federal election questionnaire. She spoke eloquently in defense of the right to life at an all-candidates meeting, in her previous campaign as a PPC candidate for the federal by-election in Burnaby South, .

During a prior campaign for public school trustee during the 2018 BC municipal elections, Laura-Lynn promised that, if elected, she would vote to remove SOGI 123 (radical curriculum on Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Theory) material from approved teaching resources.

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Based on Green Party policy which is officially pro-abortion.
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Blaine Calkins(Conservative) Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson(People's Party Of Canada) Desmond Bull(Green)
CLC Rating Pro-lifePro-life, pro-familyPro-abortion
RATING COMMENTS: Calkins has a perfect voting record in the House of Commo...

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Laura-Lynn gave perfect answers to CLC's 2019 federal ele...

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1. Do you believe life begins at conception (fertilization)? no responseYes--
2. Are there any circumstances under which you believe a woman should have access to abortion? no responseNoAll circumstance (based on party policy)
3. If elected, would you vote in favour of a law to protect all unborn children from the time of conception (fertilization) onward? no responseYesNo (per party policy)
4. If elected, will you vote to pass laws protecting people from euthanasia and assisted-suicide, and vote to reject laws that would expand euthanasia and assisted-suicide? no responseYesNo (based on party's position)
5. Do you support the conscience rights of health care professionals to refuse to do or refer for medical procedures which they oppose? no responseYes--
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