Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Pro-lifers hope to appeal 'bubble zone' conviction

Don Spratt and Cecilia von Dehn to continue to dispute their 2011 convictions
Cecilia von Dehn being arrested outside the Everywoman's Health Centre
in 2009. Special to The B.C. Catholic
After more than two years of fighting, pro-life activists Don Spratt and Cecilia von Dehn have been granted leave to appeal their convictions for breaching the Access to Abortion Services Act, known commonly as the "Bubble Zone Law." 
B.C. Court of Appeal Judge David Franklin Tysoe ruled Sept. 10 that Judge Barbara Fisher might have incorrectly defined the law when she convicted Spratt and von Dehn in June 2011.
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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