BANK OF SCOTLAND MAY DUMP ROBERTSON OVER GAY FLAP

EDINBURGH, June 3 (Lifesitenews.com) – A major financial deal between the Bank of Scotland and American TV evangelist Pat Robertson is in question with homosexual activists in Scotland pressuring the bank to disassociate itself from the pro-family preacher. His offensive comment was that, “in Scotland you can’t believe how strong the homosexuals are”. The comment generated outrage from pro-homosexual politicians, union leaders and charities who are pressuring the bank to cut ties to the head of the Christian Coalition. Andrew Wilson, of the Scottish National Party complained that the bank holds the parliamentary accounts, and said, “we cannot allow these […]
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TORONTO “MOTHERISK” PROGRAM FOR INFORMED ABORTION DECISIONS

TORONTO, June 3 (Lifesitenews.com) – A program at Toronto’s Sick Children’s Hospital called Motherisk is designed to inform mothers about the actual risk to unborn babies of alcohol and drug consumption. In an interview with the Toronto Star, Motherisk director Susan Santiago noted that pregnant mothers “worry that they are going to give birth to some poor brain-damaged baby and some even think that one drink can cause problems. That is not the case. There is a lot of misinformation out there.” A counsellor from the group told the paper that some moms have “turned away from abortion” after receiving […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

* Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates made another $5 billion donation to his own William H.  Gates Foundation, a foundation which is heavily involved in promoting population control.  (Washington Post) * Pro-life E-News distributed a report from The Australian today noting that the 9-month pregnant Chinese woman who was deported and allegedly forced to abort in China had to be heavily sedated in order to get her on the plane. (The Australian) * The Family Research Council reported yesterday that “Gay Days” commenced in Orlando Florida yesterday beginning a week of events catering to homosexualists with Disney World,  Sea World, Universal […]
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B.C. JUDGE RESERVES DECISION ON DEMERS CASE

VANCOUVER, BC, June 3 (Lifesitenews.com) – Arguments in the case of pro-lifer Jim Demers and the “bubble zone” law in BC have ended with pro-life counsel Paul Formby effectively demonstrating the legal imperative of the right to life for the unborn. In an interview with LifeSite earlier this year, Formby explained that, while the case revolved around the bubble zone law,  arguments being put forward would also force the judge to decide on the constitutionality of denying the unborn child Charter rights. The BC Catholic reported last week that Formby’s arguments “covered common law, the supremacy of God and the […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

* Pro-Life E-News distributed a report noting that pro-lifers in Wichita have commenced with their June Project which is a daily prayer campaign outside the abortion mill of notorious partial-birth abortionist George Tiller. They pray for all those who cross the threshold of the abortuary.  https://www.wichitaeagle.com/news/local/community/wichita/docs/abortprotest0601_txt.htm   * The town of Cardenas in Mexico has banned mini-skirts and blouses with plunging necklines,  Reuters reported yesterday; “we consider these clothes rather immoral,” said Mayor Oscar Priego.  * The Conservative News Service reported today that a government health panel in Japan approved the birth control pill for the first time today, abandoning […]
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WITCHCRAFT SUPPORTED IN THE ARMY

WASHINGTON, June 2 (LSN) – According to a May 14 report in the London Telegraph, “the United States army has recognized white witchcraft as a religion and has appointed chaplains to oversee pagan ceremonies on at least five bases.”  The army has increased security around the places where covens are located so as to “deter members of Christian groups from intimidating the group.” The witches, who are known as Wiccans, are encouraged to have their religion stamped on their dog-tags. The Telegraph quotes a Pentagon spokesman as saying, “we are obliged by the Constitution to respect and make provisions for […]
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APA VS APA ON PEDOPHILIA

WASHINGTON, June 2 (LSN) – Last week the Medical Director for the American Psychiatric Association sent a letter to the American Psychological Association criticizing a study in the Psychological Bulletin which suggested that pedophilia is not as harmful as once believed.  The Medical Director, Dr. Steven Mirin also wrote the Family Research Council thanking the organization for acknowledging pedophilia as a mental disorder. In that letter he expressed the American Psychiatric Association’s disagreement “with the implications of the authors’  conclusions” contained in the journal article, “A Meta-Analytic Examination of Assumed Properties of Child Sexual Abuse Using College Samples,” Psychological Bulletin, […]
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ABORTION DEFUNDING BILL INTRODUCED IN PARLIAMENT

OTTAWA, May 27 (Lifesitenews.com) – Reform MP Jim Pankiw (Saskatoon-Humboldt) introduced a Private Members’ Bill today which calls for a referendum on taxpayer funding of abortion. The referendum would be held at the time of the first federal election following the passage of the bill. If Canadians indicated that they did not want “medically unnecessary” abortions funded by taxpayers, the bill requires the federal government to amend the Canada Health Act in order to explicitly state its opposition to such funding. The Act would also be amended to penalize provinces which continue to fund abortions by withholding a portion of […]
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FINAL UPDATES TO PRO-LIFE ELECTION GUIDE COMPLETED

TORONTO, May 27 (Lifesitenews.com) – Final updates to LifeSite’s online Ontario Election Guide were completed last night. The guide includes an easily searchable database of candidates in the 1999 Ontario election. Included are pro-life evaluations of the political parties and leaders as well as information about how and why to vote pro-life. The guide does not endorse any particular party, instead providing the necessary information for voters to make their own informed decision. Don’t give up your opportunity to vote tomorrow.
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JUDGE RECOGNIZES EFFECTS OF CULTURE OF DEATH

CINCINNATI, June 2 (Lifesitenews.com) – Just prior to sentencing a mother convicted of murdering her 2-month-old son, Judge Robert Ruehlman commented on the devastating impact of the culture of death in America today. The Cincinnati Enquirer quoted the judge as saying: “There’s just this attitude that human life is nothing anymore.” “We have sanctioned the wholesale slaughter of unborn children … We sanction it, and we wonder why they do it after they’re born. We reap what we sow in this country.” For more see:  https://enquirer.com/editions/1999/06/02/loc_woman_gets_18-year.html
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