CALIFORNIA GROUP SELLING MAIL-ORDER EMBRYOS

SYDNEY, Australia, May 27 (Lifesitenews.com)  Last week, Australia’s Sunday Herald Sun exposed a scheme by the California-based Centre for Surrogate Parenting and Egg Donation’s scheme to sell mail-order embryos.  The company advertises on the internet, offering profiles of women who have donated their eggs for the transaction. Customers are asked to mail in sperm for fertilization and are promised frozen embryos in the mail for a fee of up to $4,000 (US). Pro-life and religious leaders in Australia reacted with horror to the sale of these “most vulnerable human beings.”
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CANADA’S MEDIA AT RISK OF FOREIGN OWNERSHIP, PRO-LIFE LEADER WARNS

OTTAWA, May 27 (Lifesitenews.com) –  The Christian Heritage Party warned in their latest communiqué, about a suspected foreign takeover of Canadian news services. Party leader Ron Gray said that in a recent speech to the influential Canadian Club of Ottawa, US Senator John McCain called for free trade in the previously protected areas of culture and news. Mr. Gray argues that would lead to “the takeover by merger and acquisition of Canada’s news, entertainment, publications, and communications industries by multinational corporations.”
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NOVA SCOTIA AWARDS GAY BENEFITS

HALIFAX, May 26 (LSN) – The Nova Scotia government has capitulated to pressure from gay activists to award spousal survivor benefits to homosexuals. Wayne MacKay, Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, called the decision a “step forward for all Nova Scotians.”“The commission is pleased to have played a pivotal role in reaching this broad-based settlement, which is of benefit to everyone,” he said.  The agreement stipulates that, as of July 1 of this year, both the civil service and the teacher's pension plan of the province will give the same survivor benefits to homosexual couples as to […]
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CANADA RENEWS PUSH FOR ONE WORLD FINANCIAL CONTROL

OTTAWA, May 26 (LSN) – Finance Minister Paul Martin once again pushed for a one-world financial system at the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) meeting last Sunday. Martin based his proposal on his claim that current global financial instability necessitates a regulating body for world financial transactions. Pleased with the positive response to his suggestions, Martin told reporters his analysis “was certainly accepted at this meeting… I think considerable progress was made.”  Martin said a final plan for global monetary supervision was necessary within six months. Many of the finance ministers in attendance agreed that the World Bank should be afforded […]
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ABORTIONIST CHARGED WITH MURDER ATTENDS VANCOUVER CONFERENCE

VANCOUVER, May 26 (LSN) – A US abortionist charged with murder was allowed into Canada to attend the National Abortion Federation’s annual conference in Vancouver, May 17-20. A report detailing the charges against Bruce Steir of Chico, California and his attendance at the conference was sent to the Reform Party’s immigration critic, Randy White.  BC pro-lifers held a 96-hour Vigil for Love and Life outside the abortionist conference. The theme of the vigil was, “Love abortionists, stop the child killing.” Among other notable events, Canadian pro-life hero Jim Demers was able to have a twenty minute talk with an Atlanta […]
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SCORES OF STUDENTS ARRESTED IN M.A.I. PROTEST

MONTREAL, May 26 (LSN) – Nearly 100 students were arrested yesterday in a protest against Canada's involvement in the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI). The protest was held outside a Montreal hotel, where an MAI meeting was being held.  Concerned citizens have begun to voice opposition to the international business deal, which would require Canada to treat foreign investors the same as local companies. Critics fear the deal would amount to a serious erosion of Canadian sovereignty. In addition to economic policies, key cultural and social policies might also be affected, because of the heavy involvement by multinational corporations in […]
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MAN KILLS WOMAN FOR REFUSING ABORTION

VAN NUYS, Louisiana, May 25 (LSN) – A jury has found Alfred E. Smith guilty of second-degree murder in the death of ex-girlfriend Denna Moody. Smith killed the 39-year-old mother last April, because she refused to abort their preborn child.  Sentencing is scheduled for June 11. The jury heard evidence that Moody had been pregnant by Smith before,  and that he had pressured her to have an abortion in that case as well. Moody adamantly refused.
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AMBASSADOR DENOUNCES RACIST U.N. POPULATION CONTROL AGENDA

NEW YORK, May 25 (LSN) – Julia Alvarez, the Dominican Republic’s highly-regarded ambassador to the United Nations, shocked delegates at a UN conference last week by denouncing population-control programmes as inspired by racism and eugenics. According to the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, the ambassador said such programmes have had disastrous effects on women and poor people in developing nations. She also showed the stunned audience, included delegates from Planned Parenthood’s Alan Guttmacher Institute among other leading population-controllers, how groups like Planned Parenthood have targeted poor and dark-skinned people from the beginning.  Another participant in the meeting, Dr James […]
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BILLY GRAHAM: ABORTION AT ROOT A SPIRITUAL PROBLEM

OTTAWA, May 25 (LSN)  In an official response to a question by Human Life International, Joseph Speranzella of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association says that “Mr. Graham believes that the spiritual condition of man is at the root of the abortion issue….It is sin that produces the problem of most unwanted pregnancies, as well as the misbelief that women have a “right” to take the lives of unborn babies.”  Mr Speranzella indicated Mr Graham is “strongly opposed” to abortion on demand, and that protection for life from conception till natural death is needed. He also noted Mr. Graham’s founding work […]
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N.S. COURT RULES AGAINST CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

ANTIGONISH, NS, May 25 (LSN) – Mr Justice Ron Pugsley of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal ruled last week that an Antigonish County couple pose a danger to their children, because they use corporal punishment to discipline their children. The father has said he disciplines the children with a stick about the size of a wooden spoon, for serious matters such as lying and fighting.  The couple testified that corporal punishment is in accord with their Christian religious beliefs. In spite of a lack of evidence showing the children had suffered any harm, the judge sided with local social […]
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