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NDP Justice and Status of Women Critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP Critic for Justice and the Status of Women says that while the province’s new abortion buffer zone legislation doesn’t go quite as far as she would have liked, she is delighted to see that government kept its promise and included protection for all employees of abortion clinics in the regulations.

 
NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) today acknowledged the release of five reports related to the investigation of the shooting of Mr. Donald Dunphy, calling the release “an important step as we move forward towards understanding what happened at Mr. Dunphy’s house that day in April 2015.”

 
NDP Justice Critic, Gerry Rogers

NDP MHA Gerry Rogers (St. John’s Centre) has asked the minister of Justice and Public Safety for an update on the investigation into the April 2015 shooting of Donald Dunphy.

 
NDP Justice critic, Gerry Rogers

NDP MHA Gerry Rogers (St. John’s Centre) says the government is dragging its heels on the re-opening and expansion of the Domestic Violence Court, which they promised in the 2015 budget.

 
NDP Justice critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says staffing levels at Her Majesty’s Penitentiary are so low that guards are working dangerously long shifts, putting themselves, inmates, and public safety at risk. Rogers says government is neglecting its moral and legal obligation to keep both inmates and staff safe.

 
NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) wants to know what is going on with the investigation into the shooting death on Easter Sunday of Donald Dunphy in his Mount Carmel home. It has been some time since the public has received an update on the progress of the investigation.

 
Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi MHA Lorraine Michael

NDP Parliamentary Leader Lorraine Michael (MHA, Signal Hill-Quidi Vidi) tried again today in the House of Assembly to uncover who directs the actions of the Protective Services Unit that, among other things, provides security for the Premier.

 
NDP Justice critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP MHA for St. John’s Centre has now written to four cabinet ministers in just under a month, looking for a common-sense solution to a roadblock facing transgender people in this province. Gerry Rogers wrote the first letter on Feb.

 
NDP Justice and Status of Women critic Gerry Rogers

The NDP Critic for the Status of Women and Justice says the provincial government must demand the inquiry unanimously supported by all parties in the House of Assembly last March. Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says it is not good enough for the justice minister to attend Friday’s round table unless she is prepared to carry forward the message from this province’s legislators.

 
NDP Justice and Status of Women critic Gerry Rogers

NDP Justice Critic Gerry Rogers (MHA, St. John’s Centre) says the contents of a mandate letter from the premier to the Justice Minister are a sign of hope for a campaign she has been carrying on for almost two years.

 

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