Valerie Keefe

Entries by Valerie Keefe

Danielle Smith and the Trouble with Trans Medicine in Alberta

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2012 | 11:58 AM

As someone who's been politically involved, I try to make it a point to at least begin from the premise that what a politician (i.e. anyone ever making a statement as to how a group should govern themselves) says is to be taken at face value. I do this for...

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A Woman's Right To Choose Must Apply To All Women

(39) Comments | Posted June 14, 2012 | 8:15 AM

It's been 24 years since the Supreme Court decided in Regina v. Morgentaler that governments had no right to interfere with the on-demand provision of reproductive health services, in this particular case, abortion.

Twenty-four years later, abortion is not just the law of the land, but firmly embedded...

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Yes, Our Democracy Really Is in Peril

(43) Comments | Posted December 18, 2011 | 8:26 PM

I always have to be careful when I identify myself as a conservative. First of all, the word needs to find its way into the sentence somewhere where it can't be capitalized, and I also find that adding left-wing as a preface helps as well.

Either way, I spend the...

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