FLAUNTING TOPLESSNESS LEADS TO ASSAULT CHARGE

REGINA, SASK, Aug 26 (LSN) – Evangeline Godron, 64, who in July won a court case allowing her to go topless in public, was charged Tuesday with assault following her refusal to leave a public pool when asked by the manager and police. Regina police Sgt. Hal Zorn explained that the Criminal Code allows someone to be charged with “assault by a trespasser” if they refuse to leave property when asked by the owner or manager.  The pool’s manager says that the indecency crusader has been at the pool 5 times since the court case to publicize her new “right.” […]
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SMOKING IS CANCER THREAT TO UNBORN CHILDREN

MINNESOTA, Aug 26 (LSN) – The Sydney Morning Herald reported yesterday on a University of Minnesota study which has shown that babies in utero are exposed to powerful cancer-causing chemicals when their mothers smoke, increasing the children’s likelihood of developing cancer. The Australian Medical Association (AMA)  has commenced a renewed effort to encourage mothers to quit smoking at least during pregnancy. AMA president, Dr David Brand said that this research adds to the growing list of threats to children associated with smoking during pregnancy. They include, “low birth weight, increased foetal, neonatal and perinatal mortality, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, ectopic […]
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LAWYERS URGE LEGISLATION FOR NRTs, CAN’T DECLARE SEX-SELECTION WRONG

ST. JOHN’S, Nfld., Aug 25 (LSN) – At a meeting of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) yesterday, lawyers discussed their concerns about the absence of Canadian legislation regarding new reproductive technologies (NRTs). Dr. Sheila Martin, a Calgary lawyer and an “expert” in the NRT field, said,  “Canadian law has yet to catch up with numerous complex issues of reproductive technology.” Some of these so-called complex issues that demand legal guidance include the assigning of parenthood given the vagaries of egg and sperm donation, sex-selection, and monetary gain.  Pro-lifers have consistently raised concerns over NRTs and the cavalier way many of […]
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CONTRACEPTIVE EXPERIMENT EXPLOITS AFRICAN WOMEN

CAMEROON, Aug 25 (LSN) – A recent study which found that the spermicide nonoxynol-9 fails to provide “protection” against sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, used as subjects for the experiment poor African women. American Life League exposed the very disturbing nature of this study. Data recorded in the New England Journal of Medicine last week indicates that the researchers exploited 1,292 women working as prostitutes in Cameroon for their experiment.  The study had one group of “female sex workers” use the spermicide while “on the job” and a control group who did not use the product. The researchers concluded that […]
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FEW NATIONS BOYCOTT EUGENICS CONFERENCE HELD IN CHINA

BEIJING, Aug 25 (LSN) – Zenit news service reported last week that a genetics conference which met on August 12 in Beijing was boycotted by several nations in protest of Chinese policies which forbid couples to marry who have “genetic defects or limitations of a serious nature.” Zenit notes that the couples are allowed to marry if they are sterilized and those who ignore the law can be forcibly aborted.  U.S., British, Dutch, and Argentine Genetics Associations stayed away from the conference in protest.  A message sent by The International Genetics Federation said that the Chinese law “based on an […]
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EYE TISSUE FROM ABORTED BABIES USED FOR EXPERIMENTATION

CHICAGO, Aug 25 (LSN) – One of the most gruesome procedures used in treating blindness today is the use of eye tissue from aborted babies. At a meeting Sunday of the Foundation Fighting Blindness researchers acknowledged that there is no conclusive evidence that the “cell transplants” have improved vision.  Nevertheless, Dr. Marco Zarbin and other researchers insisted that they continue to make use of the eye tissue from murdered pre-born children.  Outside of government, the Foundation Fighting Blindness is the largest supporter of research in retinal degenerative diseases. The use of aborted babies in medical research was given a boost […]
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ABORTUARY CHALLENGES STATE LAW FOR MORE PROFITS

TULSA, Okla., Aug 25 (LSN) – Indicating that the pursuit of profit is more important to them than the health and safety of women, a Tulsa abortuary is suing the state of Oklahoma to do away with its law requiring that women wanting late-term abortions be hospitalized.  Late-term abortions have consistently been demonstrated to be a greater risk to women than early and mid-term abortions. Hence, even many abortion advocates believe that they should only be performed in hospitals where there is greater access to quality emergency care. In order to get abortion legalized,  abortion advocates used the demand for […]
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WARNING: DONATION SCAM BY “AMERICAN RIGHT TO LIFE”

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 (LSN) – On Friday, Lutherans for Life (LFL) issued a warning to pro-lifers regarding a telemarketing donation scam targeting pro-lifers by a group calling itself “American Right to Life.”  National Right to Life in Washington investigated “American Right to Life” finding that it:  * uses a toll-free number that is answered by a voice-mail system (calls requesting more information have   not been returned).  * is not registered as a lobbying organization in either house of Congress.  * uses, as its headquarters, a box number at a rental outlet in Washington,D.C.  LFL executive director Dr. James I. […]
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$50K TAX-DOLLAR PRIZE FOR CONDOM PACKAGE DESIGN

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 24 (LSN) – The US government is handing out $50,000 of taxpayers’ money to the winners of an American condom package design contest, reported American Life League (ALL) on Friday. The contest,  being run by two California advertising agencies, is intended to encourage young artists to design “the coolest condom package.” The monies being used were granted by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  According to ALL one of the submissions is a parody of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel painting of God and Adam. In this rendition, God is handing Adam a condom. The drawing includes […]
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PRO-FAMILY GROUP URGES LOBBYING RE: GAY SURVEY

TORONTO, Aug 24 (LSN) – The Canadian Family Action Coalition (CFAC) urged pro-family advocates last week to increase their lobbying efforts to their local Members of Parliament to protest the federally funded survey of practicing homosexuals being undertaken by the extremist group EGALE (Equality for Gays And Lesbians Everywhere). CFAC says that the government is looking for evidence of discrimination and violence against gays and lesbians in order to justify their “so-called ‘hate crimes’ legislation.”  CFAC charges that the government has all but assured that they will get the results they are looking for by allowing EGALE to perform the […]
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