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why the parties are talking about it in the campaign

OTTAWA — The politically charged issue of abortion has been getting renewed attention ahead of the federal election campaign, even though party leaders are saying they have no plans to reopen the debate.

Green Party Leader Elizabeth May raised eyebrows on Monday when she told the CBC she would not whip votes or try to prevent anyone in her caucus from putting forward legislation on the issue, despite personally believing women should have access to safe and legal abortion.

The party…

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