Mary Wagner

Why Is Canada Rewarding Anti-Abortion Activists?

Nick Van der Graaf | Posted 01.09.2013 | Canada Politics
Nick Van der Graaf

The awarding of the Queen's Jubilee medal to two chronic clinic harassers is a travesty. Linda Gibbons, 65, and Mary Wagner, 39, have been given medals for repeatedly attempting to invade abortion clinics and "counsel" patients not to end their pregnancies. They are regularly sent to jail for their actions. They are also assiduously cultivating public martyrdom.

Do These Anti-Abortion Activists Deserve Recognition?

Daniel Alexandre Portoraro | Posted 12.25.2012 | Canada Politics
Daniel Alexandre Portoraro

To run into the waiting room of an abortion clinic and pummel patients with dogma is not a good idea. Yet, two women, Mary Wagner and Linda Gibbons, have been awarded Diamond Jubilee medals for doing just that. For two "activists" to be rewarded for attacking women when they're at their weakest, their most vulnerable, and on top of that say that these two women are "heroines for humanity" is one of the most backwards things I have heard in recent times.

Tory MP Rewards Convicted Anti-Abortion Activists With Jubilee Medals

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The tough-on-crime Conservative cabinet is taking a hands-off approach to a Diamond Jubilee medal being awarded to a repeat offender jailed f...