SEX-SELECTIVE ABORTION RAMPANT IN CHINA

BEIJING, Oct 17 (LSN) – At the 23rd General Population Conference, delegates were told that abortion of girls is rampant in China. Ms. Luo, a delegate to the conference revealed the situation in China saying: “Quite a number of people, even very poor ones, would pay for tests so that they could abort their female offspring if they needed to’‘. Private clinics and laboratories have sprung up everywhere to offer sex detection tests, even though doctors are supposedly forbidden by law from disclosing the sex of children in the womb. Zhu Chuzhu, a professor at the Center for Women Studies […]
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AL GORE LAUDS HOMOSEXUAL ABC SHOW

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct 17 (LSN) — Vice President Al Gore was accused today of “craven pandering to Hollywood’’ when he praised the controversial show ‘Ellen’. Gore, delighted with Ellen’s coming out episode, said, “when the character Ellen came out, millions of American were forced to look at sexual orientation in a more open light’‘. The move was praised by the homosexual lobby and by ABC but criticized by Christians. Randy Tate, executive director of the Christian Coalition, said Gore was “way out of the mainstream’’ and that most Americans see homosexuality as morally wrong. Political analysts see it as […]
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SUPREME COURT REJECTS EUTHANASIA LAW CHALLENGE

Catholic World News Oct 14, 1997 WASHINGTON, DC (CWN) The US Supreme Court on Tuesday, without comment, rejected a lawsuit that challenges Oregon’s law permitting euthanasia, just months after the court upheld state laws banning the practice. The ruling upholds a lower court ruling that threw out a lawsuit filed by a terminally-ill woman and two doctors, saying that the plaintiffs lacked the proper legal standing to sue. The doctors had contended that the woman, Janice Elsner, suffers from clinical depression which often makes her want to end her life and the Oregon law violates equal-protection rights by treating terminally […]
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US TO PAY FOR ABORTIONS IN BRAZIL

BRASILIA, Oct 15 (LSN) – Outspoken abortion advocate Hillary Rodham Clinton, presided over a signing ceremony in the US embassy in Brazil at which the US agreed to fund abortions and other so-called family planning initiatives in the northeastern states of Bahia and Ceara. “Brazil is at the cutting edge of efforts to see that all women and men have access to the whole range of quality reproductive health services,” she told a small gathering of dignitaries and reporters. One does well to recall that Brazil is one of the countries targeted in the US population control agenda, outlined in […]
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POPULATION CONTROL QUOTABLE QUOTES

On September 24, Prof Michael Healey, an aquatic ecologist at the University of B.C., released a study on the Fraser Basin Ecosystem … (speaking on the vastly underpopulated country of Canada) “The federal government should adopt a population policy for Canada that is consistent with the principles of sustainability…I recognize that this is an emotional subject that many people don’t want to hear about…But we have to talk about it if we are going to work toward a population the environment can sustain…We might not be able to avoid a one-child policy …China gets a lot of criticism, but we […]
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NEW ARCHBISHOP OF CHICAGO SPEAKS ON ABORTION

CHICAGO, Oct 15 (LSN) – Cincinatti Right to Life reported in their October News that Chicago Archbishop, Francis George, has redefined the approach to dealing with abortion. Rather than equating the importance of abortion with as many as 12-16 social issues, the Archbishop gave the abortion holocaust priority over all other social issues. He stated: “Abortion is no more a single issue than was slavery. It is instead a defining issue—one which shapes the future of the nation. The present legal policy of abortion-on-demand, which permits even the killing of infants being delivered, weakens the social contract that has kept […]
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CHINESE AUTHORITIES ARREST CATHOLIC BISHOP

VATICAN (LSN) – In what the Vatican called a ‘grave episode’, Catholic Bishop Su Zhimin of Boading, a city south of Beijing, has been arrested by Chinese authorities. Bishop Zhimin, is known for his fidelity to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and his refusal to enter the government-sponsored `Patriotic Church’ has led to his many arrests. In total he has spent 20 years in prison.
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SUPREME COURT REJECTS EUTHANASIA LAW CHALLENGE

Catholic World News Oct 14, 1997 WASHINGTON, DC (CWN) The US Supreme Court on Tuesday, without comment, rejected a lawsuit that challenges Oregon’s law permitting euthanasia, just months after the court upheld state laws banning the practice. The ruling upholds a lower court ruling that threw out a lawsuit filed by a terminally-ill woman and two doctors, saying that the plaintiffs lacked the proper legal standing to sue. The doctors had contended that the woman, Janice Elsner, suffers from clinical depression which often makes her want to end her life and the Oregon law violates equal-protection rights by treating terminally […]
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US TO PAY FOR ABORTIONS IN BRAZIL

BRASILIA, Oct 15 (LSN) – Outspoken abortion advocate Hillary Rodham Clinton, presided over a signing ceremony in the US embassy in Brazil at which the US agreed to fund abortions and other so-called family planning initiatives in the northeastern states of Bahia and Ceara. “Brazil is at the cutting edge of efforts to see that all women and men have access to the whole range of quality reproductive health services,” she told a small gathering of dignitaries and reporters. One does well to recall that Brazil is one of the countries targeted in the US population control agenda, outlined in […]
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UN ATTEMPTS TO OUTLAW SPANKING WORLDWIDE

GENEVA, Oct 15 (LSN) – The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child concluded its sixteenth session on October 10. The Committee issued recommendations to six countries: The Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Australia, Uganda, Czech Republic, Trinidad and Tobago, and Togo. Recommendations included making spanking illegal even in the home. Reminding the countries of their obligations to follow the Convention the Committee requested that… “the Government initiate a comprehensive review of existing legislation with a view to undertaking adequate legislative reform to ensure full conformity of its legislation to the Convention.”“plans be envisaged on reproductive health measures designed to […]
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