NEW MOVES IN EFFORT TO LEGALIZE HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE IN CANADA

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.
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DON’T BUY MUSIC FROM PRO-ABORT GROUPS!

CHRISTMAS GIFT WARNING, Dec 17 (LSN)  Rock for Life, a youth branch of American Life League warned pro-  lifers yesterday to refrain from purchasing music from pro-abortion musicians. Rock for Life’s web page contains a list of bands which support abortion.  The list includes artists such as Paula Cole, Jewel, Carrie Newcomer, Keb ‘Mo, Ani DiFranco, Madonna,  Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, Melissa Etheridge, Shawn Colvin, Bruce Hornsby, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pearl Jam, L7, Soul Asylum, Sound Garden, Salt-n-Pepa, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sarah McLachlan, Indigo Girls, Face to Face, Dance Hall Crashers, Bush and many more.
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BROTHELS TO BE LEGALIZED IN CANADA?

OTTAWA, Dec 16 (LSN)  A report by a Federal/Provincial/Territorial Working Group on Prostitution recommends allowing prostitutes to open home-based brothels. The report was released yesterday by the Department of Justice, and according to today’s Toronto Sun, recommends that “interested municipalities and provinces” discuss with the federal government changing the law to allow “one or two” prostitutes to operate brothels in their homes. The report is called the “Report and Recommendations in respect of Legislation, Policy and Practices Concerning Prostitution-Related Activities.”
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CATHOLIC BISHOP AND PRIEST ACQUITTED OF BLOCKING ABORTUARY

NEW YORK, Dec 16 (LSN) – Retired Auxiliary Bishop George Lynch of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Brother Christopher Moscinski had their acquittal upheld on charges of violating a court order not to block an abortuary. The case was heard by a federal appeals court on Monday. Catholic World News reported that the bishop and the Franciscan monk were arrested in 1996 for sitting quietly and praying in the driveway of a Dobbs Ferry (New York) abortion mill.  District Judge John Sprizzo, who had issued the court order forbidding the blocking of the abortuary acquitted both men saying that they acted […]
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VATICAN WARNS POPULATION CONFERENCE OF AGING EUROPE

BUDAPEST, Dec 16 (LSN)  A European population conference last week was warned by a Vatican delegate about the seriousness of Europe’s aging population. Catholic World News reported yesterday that the delegate,  Archbishop Karl-Josef Rauber, observed: “We will soon come to the point at which only a third of the European population is working full-time, and they must absorb the costs of social programs covering the two-thirds who are not working.”  The main focus of Rauber’s talk was the family. He said that the family, one of the issues “of utmost concern before us … is the basic unit of society […]
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CHRISTIANS TO LOSE FREEDOM OF SPEECH?

WASHINGTON, Dec 16 (LSN) The recent vicious attacks against the Family Research Council in the US by the homosexual lobby were detailed in the cover story of this week’s World Magazine distributed by Pro-Life E-news. The article describes the slanderous accusations and personal attacks leveled against FRC leader Gary Bauer. Bauer was shouted down during speaking engagements, harassed by phone and libelously labeled as an accomplice to murder by the media.  For the full story go to:  https://www.worldmag.com/world/issue/12-19-98/cover_1.asp
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ONTARIO GOV’T ORDERS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TO SHUT DOWN

TORONTO, Dec 15 (LSN)  The Ontario Ministry of Education has ordered Canada Christian College (CCC), a Bible College and School of Graduate Theological Studies operating for over 25 years, to “immediately cease and desist all activities in Ontario.” The order to close came with no explanation whatsoever.  In a press release issued today, the Canadian Family Action Coalition explained that the College gained the Ontario Education Ministry’s attention when it applied for degree-granting status in Ontario. It had been operating to this point under a Manitoba charter without harassment from the Ministry. In fact,  according to CFAC, Premier Harris gave […]
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KYOTO PUSHERS CAPITALIZE ON WARM WEATHER

OTTAWA, Dec 15 (LSN)  The Canadian government appears to be using Canada’s unusually warm weather to further their global warming agenda of gaining support for approval for the UN’s Kyoto treaty. It has just released a report called the Canada Country Study (CCS), which perpetuates the argument that human activity is instrumental in global warming.  In a recent column conservative Lorne Gunter sympathizes with the government for its perspective on the issue given that most of the Petroleum sector, Reform Party deputy environment critic Bill Gilmour, and the mainstream media all accept the position.  Gunter, however, argues that 1998 has […]
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CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION IN INDIA AND CANADA

NEW DELHI, Dec 15 (LSN)  Christians in India have been trying to raise awareness lately about growing persecution by Hindu extremists and the national government. Recently political leaders have blamed Christians for the rape of four nuns last September 23rd in Jhabua. Zenit news reports that Hindu extremists are trying to force Christian schools to study the Hindu scriptures and that these efforts are supported by the ruling government.  Catholic Archbishop George Anathil of Indore denounced the rape allegations in a letter to the Indian government dated October 27, reported Zenit.  PEGGY’S COVE, Nova Scotia, Dec 15 (LSN)  In the […]
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PRO-ABORTION ROCK GROUPS TO WARN KIDS ABOUT

NEW YORK, Dec 15 (LSN)  Popular rock groups “Jewel” and “Paula Cole” will be among the performers for a concert in support of the radical pro-abortion population control group Zero Population Growth on January 25th at Madison Square Gardens. The concert is being called “A History of Women in Rock.”  Bryan Kemper, founder of Rock for Life, a pro-life youth group, is asking young people to stop spending their money on music that promotes the slaughter of their own generation. “It’s us they’re talking about.  It’s us they want to prevent. And all the while we give them the money […]
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