UNITED NATIONS, Dec 21 (LSN) Last week, the population control wing of the United Nations, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) won a documentary award at the XX International Festival of the New Latin American Films in Havana. The “documentary” film, “As¡ es esta historia” (Such is this history), documented a subversive effort to push pro-abortion ideology on poor women in Peru. According to the UN report, “The film shows scenes from a project in the Peruvian region of Alto Cuzco that tested a literacy method where the women learn to read and write while reflecting on their reproductive and […]
UNITED NATIONS, Dec 21 (LSN) On Friday, Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy officially signed the UN’s Rome Agreement on the International Criminal Court. CBC Newsworld reported that Canada is the 69th country to sign the accord. The next step for many countries is ratification. Once 60 countries have ratified the agreement, the authority of the ICC will be enshrined over all nations, thus eliminating their national sovereignty. The ICC should be of grave concern to pro-lifers since the document gives the strange term “forced pregnancy” official recognition as a new international crime. Although quite narrowly defined at present, internationalist radicals […]
Help Germany Defeat RU-486 Bishop, Karl Lehmann, the head of Germany’s Catholic Conference of Bishops, condemned the German government’s plan to allow the sale of the abortion pill RU-486 next month. In a story today by the BBC World Service distributed by Pro-Life E-news, Bishop Lehman said the “abortion pill is murder” and Cardinal Joachim Meissner, the Archbishop of Cologne was reported to have made a comparison between taking the pill and the use of gas in the Nazi Holocaust. The German division of Human Life International reported that the “Sueddeutsche Zeitung” – a leading German newspaper – is […]
BOSTON, Mass., Dec 21 (LSN) Last week Massachusetts’ highest court ruled that parents who home-school their children have the right to refuse visits to their homes by school officials. After a seven-year lawsuit, Justice John Greaney ruled that school authorities in the Lynn school district were wrong to require home visits. Michael Farris, a lawyer from the Virginia-based Home School Legal Defense Association said “If this decision would have gone the other way, we think there would have been copycat school districts all over the country, reported the Boston Globe.
HARTFORD, Conn., Dec 18 (LSN) On Wednesday, Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal announced that HealthSouth Corp., a company that operates 225 surgery centers nationwide, is breaking the law by not providing abortions in its centers. Blumenthal is a well-known pro-abort who, in 1973, served as a clerk for Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun who at that time wrote the majority opinion in the Roe vs. Wade. A story by the Associated Press, circulated by Pro-Life E-news noted that Blumenthal threatened HealthSouth saying that the state could sue the company or force its operations in the state to close unless […]
WASHINGTON, Dec 18 (LSN) A taxpayer funded United States Information Agency that included on its website a link to Emily’s List, the Democratic pro-abortion political action committee, has deleted the link and replaced it with a link to the National Right to Life Committee. The illicit partisan link on the government site was exposed by the Conservative News Service (CNS) which prompted a preliminary investigation of the situation by the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee. The committee called the profile of the PAC a “gross violation” of the federal ban on using tax money to finance lobbying efforts. For […]
The email address given for Ontario Education Minister Dave Johnson in Tuesday’s LSN was incorrect. The correct address is as follows: [email protected] To see again the action item regarding the closing of the Christian college go to: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/1998/dec/981215.html
LANSING, Michigan, Dec 18 (LSN) Euthanasia activist Dr. (“Death”) Jack Kevorkian will go to trial on 1st degree murder charges in early March, according to Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Jessica Cooper. Kevorkian in pre-trial hearings Wednesday refused to enter a plea, so his lawyer David Gorosh entered a plea of not guilty on his behalf. For a history on Kevorkian see The Kevorkian Papers at: https://www.kevork.org/
NEW YORK, Dec 17 (LSN) American Life League reported yesterday that over 100 doctors have now signed their “Declaration for Life” which declares that the birth control pill and “emergency contraception” kill babies in the womb. ALL President Judie Brown said that the Declaration is part of an effort to get the truth out about the abortifacient nature of the so-called contraceptive pill. “For years, there has been a conspiracy of silence surrounding the true nature of how contraceptives work,” said Brown. Even many pro-life people are unaware of the true nature of these “contraceptives.”
MONTREAL, Sept 15 (LSN) Yesterday, Michael Hendricks, a well-known gay rights activist in Montreal, and his homosexual partner Rene Leboeuf, filed a complaint with the Quebec human rights commission about the discrimination in law they claim prevents them from being married. The Canadian Press noted that the action was staged to coincide with the 21st anniversary of Quebec’s charter of rights which currently forbids discrimination based on “sexual orientation.” In September, the pair began proceedings to challenge the Quebec Superior Court in an attempt to gain the right to marry. A trial date is expected in late January.