Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction to Abortion 102

    • Syllabus

    • Conversation: Establishing Language Parameters

    • Abortion: What is the Situation in Canada?

  • 2

    Module 2: Abortion and Race

    • Abortion and Race Introduction Lesson

    • "Abortion and Race" article by Abort73

    • "Planned Parenthood Minority Targeting Goes Into Overdrive" article by S Enouen

    • Interactive Map (USA) by Life Issues Institute Inc

    • "Colonizing Racialized Bodies" article by P Rasmussen (p 18)

    • Module 2 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 3

    Module 3: Abortion and Disability

    • Abortion and Disability Introduction Lesson

    • "The Last Children of Down Syndrome" article by S Zhang

    • "Pregnancy Termination Following Prenatal Diagnosis of Anencephaly or Spina Bifida" article by C Johnson et al

    • "Termination of Pregnancy Following a Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome: A Qualitative Study of the Decision-Making Process of Pregnant Couples" article by S Lou et al

    • Module 3 Assessment: Quiz

  • 4

    Module 4: Sex Selective Abortion

    • Background of Bill C-233

    • Bill C-233: An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sex selective abortion)

    • An Open Letter on Bill C-233: A CPL Blog Post by K Williams

    • "Complications: Abortion's Impact on Women" Chapter Summary

    • Module 4 Assessment: Reflection Piece

  • 5

    Module 5: Law & Policy on Abortion in Canada

    • R v Morgentaler

    • Borowski v Canada

    • Tremblay v Daigle

    • "It's Wrong to Call Abortion a Right" article by A Mrozek and F Sonier

    • Module 5 Assessment: Quiz

  • 6

    Module 6: Further Reading & Bibliography

    • "Self- Perceptions from People with Down Syndrome" article by B Skotko et al

    • "Estimation of the Number of People with Down Syndrome in Europe" article by de Graaf et al

    • "What They Don't Teach You About Abortion" blog post by CPL

    • Further Reading: Recommended Books & Resources

    • Abortion 102 Bibliography

  • 7

    Course Survey & Certificate

    • Abortion 101 and 102 Course Survey