SEOUL, South Korea, Dec 17 (LSN) Yesterday, Lee Bo-yon and Kim Sung-bo, fertility specialists at Kyunghee University Hospital, announced to reporters that they had created a cloned human embryo that had the exact same genetic makeup as the 30-year old woman from whom the DNA sample came. According to today’s Washington Post, the scientists claim they killed the embryo soon after its production so as not to violate any laws. The announcement raised fresh concern about the new wave in bioethics around the world and gave rise to demonstrations outside the Seoul hospital.
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.
OTTAWA, Dec 17 (LSN) On December 7, Foreign Affairs Minister Lloyd Axworthy announced the appointment of Kathleen E. Mahoney as Chair of the Board of Directors of the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development (ICHRDD). Mahoney, a Professor of Law at the University of Calgary, is well known for her extreme feminist and pro-abortion views. Mahoney, an international law expert, has played an instrumental role in the push for recognition of “forced pregnancy” as a crime in international courts. For more information see the government press release at: https://www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/english/news/press_releases/98_press/98_287e.htm
VANCOUVER, Dec 17 (LSN) Yesterday, Madame Justice M.E. Saunders of the Supreme Court of British Columbia ruled in favour of a group of pro-homosexual teachers in B.C. Whether this leads to a marked increase in the number of home and private educated children in the region remains to be seen. The teachers took the Surrey School Board to court to maintain the right to provide kindergarten and grade one children with pro- homosexual books. Last April the Surrey Board made a “books resolution” banning three books designed specifically to indoctrinate children with the notion that practicing homosexual households are morally […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
PARIS, Dec 16 (LSN) – The French government has published the results of its parliamentary investigation into the Rwandan genocide on the internet. The report finds that the French government had no complicity in the slaughter of over 800,000 Rwandans. It, however, charges that the UN and the United States bear a measure of responsibility for the genocide. The report said UN “passiveness” was “mainly due to the refusal of the United States to envisage, after the debacle in Somalia, any immediate increase in the personnel and the capability of the U.N. force.” For a detailed report on the Rwandan […]
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.”