UN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT CENTRES AROUND POPULATION CONTROL

Canada Number One—In Pushing Population Control Agenda OTTAWA, Sept 15 (LSN)  Last week the UN released its annual Human Development Report (HDR) ranking Canada as number one on its Human Development index and also giving Canada first place in its measure of “equality for women.”  On Thursday, Sept 10 the Canadian Public Affairs Channel broadcast the findings of the UN HDR with the help of HDR spokesman Normand Lauzon, Assistant Administrator of the UN Development Program. He indicated that “human development” factors included not only poverty, unemployment and homelessness, health and education,  but also over-population, over-consumption, environmental sustainability, the planet’s […]
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NEW EFFORT TO LEGALIZE HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE IN CANADA

MONTREAL, Sept 15 (LSN) – Gay rights legal crusader Stephane Gendron has begun another attempt at overturning Canadian marriage law. Having failed with an earlier attempt last January when the homosexual couple dropped out of the case, Grendon will now defend Michael Hendricks a well-known gay rights activist in Montreal and his homosexual partner Rene Leboeuf.  On Monday Hendricks and Leboeuf accompanied by Grendon staged a trip to a Quebec courthouse for a marriage licence knowing their demand would be turned down before news cameras. The Canadian Press reported that their outrageous request was rejected at the Quebec Superior Court […]
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LIBERAL JEWISH GROUP SUPPORTS CLINTON’S SUPPORT FOR PBA

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (LSN) – A pro-abortion letter in support of President Clinton’s veto of legislation banning partial birth abortion indicates a sharp divide among American Jewish leaders over the legitimacy of infanticide. The Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported that a letter signed by 700 Jewish rabbis was delivered to the US Senate this week in support of the President’s position. It was apparently a response to a letter from 70 U.S. rabbis which stated unequivocally that Jewish law prohibits partial birth abortion: “once the head of the baby emerges, or the majority of the baby’s body emerges,” it declared,  “the […]
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SENATOR ANNE COOLS WORKSHOP ON FAMILY CONFLICT

OTTAWA, Sept 14 (LSN) – On Friday, pro-family Senator Anne Cools announced a workshop on Family Conflict in Marriage and Divorce, and the Consequences for Children, to be held in Toronto on Saturday, September 19, 1998 at St. Cyril’s Orthodox Church Hall, 237 Sackville Street.  Participant speakers will include Erin Pizzey, founder of the world’s first battered women’s shelter in 1971, in Chiswick, England; Dr. Michael Benjamin, an author and researcher in Family Mediation; Thora Espinet, a Toronto family lawyer; Gwen Landolt, a lawyer and National Vice-President, REAL Women of Canada;  Terri Petkau, a lecturer and researcher on Domestic Violence […]
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UPDATE ON PRO-LIFERS ARRESTED IN TORONTO

TORONTO, Sept 14 (LSN) – In an interview with Rev. Ken Campbell today, LifeSite News learned that Annaliese Stedan remains in jail after refusing to sign a release form promising she would not return to the restricted zone the same day.  Rev. Campbell explained that Annaliese was, “suffering vicariously for a nation that has forgotten God and is killing its children.” Rev. Campbell is currently considering a civil law suit against both the Crown Attorney and the Attorney General for wrongful arrest.  Linda Gibbons, Rev. Ken Campbell and Annaliese Stedan were arrested on Wednesday for peacefully protesting outside Toronto’s Scott […]
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UN INTERNATIONAL COURT PROSECUTOR PRAISES HUMAN RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT

VANCOUVER (LSN) – The UN’s chief prosecutor in the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Justice Louise Arbour addressed the International Bar Association yesterday calling for “human rights enforcement.”  Arbour told the assembled conference participants that “In legal terms, the field of human rights is moving seriously into an area of enforcement.”“If enforcement, through the use of criminal sanctions, can be made to work, it will be an extraordinary credit to the international legal community,” she said.  Although her comments came in the context of her recent dealings with war crimes, they are of particular concern to pro-life UN analysts. Campaign […]
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PRO-LIFE MESSAGE OFFENSIVE, CLAIMS BC TRANSIT WHILE BANNING PAPER

VANCOUVER, Sept 14 (LSN) – On Saturday the Vancouver Sun reported that BC Transit has banned the free BC Christian News publication from its property claiming that the paper’s pro-life and pro-family stance “would be deemed derogatory and offensive.” According to BC Transit property supervisor Jim Frank, the publicly owned corporation will not permit religious material which promotes a specific ideology, ethic,  point of view, policy or action, which, in the opinion of BC Transit might be deemed to be prejudicial to other religious groups or offensive to users of the transit system.”  BC Transit willingly permits about 25 other […]
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MONTREAL HOSPITAL TURNS OFF RESPIRATOR, SPURNING FAMILY PLEAS

MONTREAL, Sept 14 (LSN) – The September edition of Campaign Life Coalition’s monthly newsletter exposes the story of seventy-six-year-old Herman Krauz who died on July 13, 15 hours after a Montreal hospital refused to maintain his respirator despite the urgings of family. George Krauz, the son of the deceased,  said his father did not want to go off the respirator.  The case is under investigation, and is the third incident in recent years in which families have attempted to stop the Montreal Jewish General Hospital from removing life support. The Montreal Jewish General Hospital defended its decision saying that Mr. […]
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PRO-FAMILY CONFERENCE: HEALING OF SAME-SEX ATTRACTION

ROCHESTER, NY, Sept 14 (LSN) – The renowned Dr. Joseph Nicolosi is speaking on “The Healing of Same-Sex Attraction” in Rochester NY at a medical ethics seminar sponsored by the St. Luke’s Medical Association and the St. Thomas More Lawyer’s Guild. Other speakers include: Rev. Matthew Temple, O.Carm. “Cloning and In Vitro Fertilization”; Mrs. Beverly Malona, “Contraceptive Use and the Abuse of Women”; Theresa Wagner,  “Legal Trends in Physician Assisted Suicide”; and Dr. Thomas Pingree, “Hospice Care: Care for the Dying.”  DATE: Saturday, September 19, 1998 TIME: 8:45 to 3:00 p.m.  PLACE: Holy Spirit Parish, 1355 Hatch Road, Webster NY.  […]
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UN CHILDREN’S AGENCY ADVOCATES KILLING CHILDREN IN THE WOMB

NEW YORK, Sept 11 (LSN) – Yesterday the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) issued a new report called The Progress of Nations 1998 in which the organization supposedly geared to the best interests of children advocates killing them in the womb. The report does cover some authentic improvements for the welfare of children around the world, but one very disturbing section on women is preoccupied with the promotion of sex ed, contraception, and reproductive health services (a favourite U.N. euphemism for abortion) for children and youth.  In its section on women the report says, “In 1994, the international community acknowledged […]
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