@ElizabethMay: @AntoniaZ @DSellahNDP @Carolyn_Bennett Thanks so much for your work! Do not leave out #CPC women MPs. Many (most?) are pro-choice. #cdnpol
Well, Antonia and I got busy checking both at ARCC and Campaign Lie.
According to ARCC, there are only six known pro-choice CONs: John Baird, Michael Chong, Peter Kent, Gordon O'Connor, Joe Oliver, and Lisa Raitt.
This surprised Ms May.
ARCC's 'probable' anti-choice MPs list
Listings are based on voting record, anti-choice designation in previous elections, partial survey responses to Campaign Life Coalition, indicative public statements, and/or statements made to individual constituents. They are all Conservatives unless otherwise noted, and newly elected MPs are in bold. These MPs are also included on the Unknown list.
• Eve Adams
• Steven Blaney
• Ray Boughen
• John Carmichael
• Tony Clement
• Jim Flaherty
• Parm Gill
• Ed Holder
• Kevin Lamoureux (Liberal)
• Ben Lobb
• Lawrence Toet
• John Weston
• Terence Young
All of these are rated by CLC as 'caution', with a cute little yellow traffic light. They are 'still evaluating'.
There are a good number of MPs whose position is unknown, including three Liberals, rated by CLC with a 'caution': Sean Casey, Kevin Lamoureux, and Francis Scarpalggia.
Interestingly, CLC rates Shelly Glover and Mike Wallace, who told a constituent he'd vote against M312, as pro-abortion.
For CON MP Bruce Stanton, who told a local paper he'd vote against it, CLC has 'evaluation pending', but notes his position on M312.
For the record, here is Carolyn Bennett's reply:
Do you know whether your MP is pro-choice or anti-choice? Take advantage of Campaign Lie's handy-dandy search tool. All you need is the MP's last name. When the 'Bio' comes up, click on the next tab 'Contact' and zip him or her a quick question on M312, or as I'm calling it, Woodworth's Wank. You might want to include this link to ARCC's counter arguments.
ADDED: Go read JJ. Is there a blogburst brewing? Do we have WOMBemtum?