VANCOUVER, June 30 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a ruling that stunned many, the BC Court of Appeal has rejected the appeal of a lower court ruling legalizing the possession of child pornography. The BC government appealed an earlier ruling, which struck down portions of the Criminal Code which made the possession of child porn illegal, claiming that they violated the Constitution. BC Attorney General Ujjal Dosanjh said the case will be taken to the Supreme Court of Canada. In April, LifeSite News reported on disturbing comments by Justice Southin, one of the three appeals court judges hearing the case. Responding to […]
A poll is being taken on euthanasia at the website for Coalition for National Referendum, reports Pro-Life E-News. The powerful forces pushing PREVEN have been able to lobby the Federal Drug Administration into permitting the removal of “black box warnings” from the abortive kits. The US National Bioethics Advisory Commission has voted to encourage Congress to approve the destruction of embryonic babies produced for stem cell research and experimentation. More studies indicate that the in utero environment plays a large role in the later development of the child. Homosexual activist James Hormel was sworn in as US ambassador to the […]
OTTAWA, June 30 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Health Protection Branch of the Canadian government issued a Notice of Compliance to Gynetics Inc. the company which owns PREVEN, on March 16, thus giving it license to market the product in Canada. In the face of a complete media blackout on the issue, the details are only now surfacing. Alliance for Life Ontario President Jakki Jeffs, issued a press release today confirming the legalization of the so-called “emergency contraception kit” in Canada, noting that the estimated date of availability is September. The kit will be available by prescription only. Speaking with Dr. Andre-Marie […]
WASHINGTON, June 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Studies released yesterday indicate that on average US children are in front of television or video screens four-and-a-half hours per day. The studies by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania also indicated that almost half of 2-17 year olds have a TV in their bedrooms. Three quarters of “children’s” shows are improperly rated and many contain scenes inappropriate for children. Moreover a large majority of parents seem oblivious to the television rating system.
PHILADELPHIA, June 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Marie Noe plead guilty yesterday in the smothering of 8 of her infants between 1949 and 1968. Noe, now 70, was given no jail time, but must remained confined to her home for the first five years of her twenty year probation. Her light sentence was explained by a deputy district attorney who said that a study of her case by psychiatrists would be of great significance.
CALGARY, June 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Justice Peter Martin of Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench has reserved his decision on a case involving lesbian adoption. The lawyer for the lesbians seeking to adopt a child told the press that Martin needed the extra time to prepare a written decision, “given the precedent-setting nature of the case.”
OTTAWA, June 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Reverend Fred Phelps, a US pastor whose extremist approach against homosexuality is seen by some as being helpful to the homosexual movement, failed to show up for his scheduled protest at the Supreme Court on Monday. According to his daughter, Shirley Phelps-Roper, the decision not to go was due to a concern that police protection would be inadequate. The Canadian Press reported that nearly 500 homosexualist activists were on hand to mount a counter demonstration. Thirty police officers called in to protect the Americans were left waiting. The incident marked another occasion for homosexualists to […]
Yesterday’s LifeSite story on the Disney Donald Duck pro-contraception video was based on an erroneous news report. The correct story follows. DONALD DUCK PROMOTES CONTRACEPTION SANTIAGO, Chile, June 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Population Research Institute (PRI) has exposed a Chilean Planned Parenthood affiliate that is making use of a 1968 Disney film of Donald Duck promoting contraception to propagandize population control to children. According to PRI’s report, the cartoon “Planificacion Familiar” (“Family Planning”) was created by Disney for the US Population Council. The film is being sold in a package of pro-contraceptive films by the Associacion Chilena de Protection de […]
FRANKLIN, Ind., June 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a bizarre murder case, Ronald Shanabarger confessed to police that he killed his infant son as an act of revenge against his wife. According to an affidavit in the case, Shanabarger’s planned the murder to take place after allowing his wife to bond with the child. In a related story, a mother in Mississauga, Ontario who managed to conceal her pregnancy from her husband and her uncle and aunt who lived with them attempted to murder her newborn. The woman was caught stabbing the baby when her aunt walked into the room. Despite […]
LONDON, June 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New norms for British doctors allow them to withhold food and hydration from their patients even against the wishes of family members. Zenit news reported yesterday that directives from the British Medical Association have taken effect giving doctors powers to decide over life and death. Prior to this such powers were reserved for cases where the patient was in a deep coma.