Henry morgentaler, oc, was a canadian doctor who was a leading abortion provider in that country he was born in 1923 in poland to jewish parents he survived auschwitz with his brother but his parents and sister were murdered morgentaler trained as a doctor after the war. Dr henry morgentaler, who led the abortion movement in canada, has died at age 90, more than four decades after breaking the law at the time and opening the country's first abortion clinic in montreal montreal doctor, seen as hero by some and murderer by others, dies of heart attack.
Henry morgentaler was a polish-canadian pro-abortion doctor who made major advances in women's choice and the safety of abortion procedures he was the first person to ever challenge quebec's anti-abortion laws, and he secretly referred many quebec women to doctors who did abortions so. Abortion activist dr henry morgentaler henry morgentaler toronto clinic 1983 pause for celebration: dr henry morgentaler and supporters share a champagne toast yesterday at his morgentaler jury: jurors in the abortion trial of dr henry morgentaler and his associates walk from. In march 1983, ob-gyn and former abortionist dr bernard nathanson sat down with canada's notorious abortionist henry morgentaler to discuss complex issues. — main menu — henry morgentaler - books & films the struggle for abortion rights - 1960s to 1980s - 1988 decision - access after 1988 - access by province - quebec history benefits of decriminalizing abortion - statement of support from the un news sign the guestbook.
Henekh henry morgentaler, cm, was a polish-born canadian physician and pro-choice advocate who fought numerous legal battles aimed at expanding abortion rights in canada as a youth during world war ii, morgentaler was imprisoned at the łódź ghetto and later at the dachau concentration. Morgentaler's clinics were constantly raided by his opponents, and one in toronto was firebombed morgentaler was arrested several times and spent 28, 1988, when the supreme court of canada struck down canada's abortion law that law, which required a woman who wanted an abortion to. Dr henry morgentaler, canada's most heralded and vilified abortion doctor, who was assaulted and imprisoned for defying restrictive laws but who won the landmark canadian supreme court decision that legalized abortion nationally in 1988, died on tuesday at his home in toronto he was 90. Henry morgentaler stayed at feldafing displaced persons camp until november 28, 1946, and then moved to marburg/lahn, where he stayed at in 1996, henry morgentaler wrote the moral case for abortion in it, he gives the reasoning that guided his actions from the first abortions in.
This site is dedicated to my friend and mentor, henry morgentaler, who's hard work and dedication towards the advancement of human rights has made canada an international role model. Canada's greatest abortion rights activist henry morgentaler is also a physician and an auschwitz survivor morgentaler was born in 1923 in lodz, poland he adored his father josef, a socialist labour activist, but felt rejected and unloved by his mother golda, especially after his younger brother. Ottawa — the naming of abortion-rights activist dr henry morgentaler to the order of canada is being met with both applause and outrage morgentaler, best known for taking the issue of abortion rights all the way to the supreme court of canada, is among 75 people who will receive the. Henekh henry morgentaler, cm (march 19, 1923 - may 29, 2013), was a jewish polish-born canadian physician and pro-choice advocate who fought numerous legal battles aimed at expanding abortion rights in canada as a youth during world war ii. Henekh (henry) morgentaler, cm, abortion advocate, physician (born 19 march 1923 in lodz, poland died 29 may 2013 in toronto morgentaler spent much of his life advocating for women's reproductive rights at a time when they could not legally obtain abortions.
Morgentaler, henry (1923- ), canadian physician and abortion advocate henry morgentaler was born in lodz, poland, the son of well-known members of the jewish socialist labor bund his parents and sister were murdered by the nazis, but morgentaler and his brother survived. Henekh henry morgentaler, cm (march 19, 1923 - may 29, 2013), was a jewish polish-born canadian physician and pro-choice advocate who fought numerous legal battles aimed at expanding. Henry morgentaler, the family doctor who led the abortion movement in canada, died of a heart attack at his toronto home early wednesday he was 90 dr morgentaler, who was the focus of both reverence and hatred, was one of the key players in the 1988 supreme court of canada ruling that.
Dr henry morgentaler was a canadian physician and abortion-rights activist in the 1960s, while working for the humanist association of canada, morgentaler began a campaign to allow women to have access to safe and legal abortions. At 82 years old, henry morgentaler is still canada's most visible pro-choice activist of the last four decades despite his age he is still as passionate and committed to his cause as he was in the 1960s, '70s, '80s and '90s - giving canadian women access to safe and legal abortions.
In 1996, henry morgentaler wrote the moral case for abortion in it, he gives the reasoning that guided his actions from the first abortions in quebec and fuelled his defence of necessity in providing women with abortions this was, in essence, the reason that quebec juries would not convict him. Henry morgentaler, the toronto doctor who provoked both anger and praise while fighting to allow canadian women unfettered access to abortions, has died at the age of 90.
Henry morgentaler average rating: 25 2 ratings 0 reviews 4 distinct works abortion and contraception 250 avg rating — 2 ratings. In 1972 morgentaler ran in the federal election in the riding of saint-denis as an independent, finishing fourth with 1,509 votes early life robert malcolm campbell and leslie alexander pal wrote, henry morgentaler experienced the [abortion] law's limitations directly in the supplications of desperate. Henry morgentaler's sister-in-law henia reinhartz in her memoir bits and pieces, , well described harsh economic condition that her family faced morgentaler gave up his family practice and began openly performing illegal abortions in his private clinic in 1968 at the time abortion was illegal.