ARGENTINE PRESIDENT ADDRESSES PRO-LIFERS

NEW YORK, June 21 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “There are various and powerful interests of a global character struggling to move these nations away from the true path,” said Argentine President Carlos Menem last Thursday in an address at the “Forum on Life and Family” organized by Cardinal John O’Connor of New York. Argentina has been a fearless defender of life on the international scene – a burr in the saddle of the United Nations as it attempts to advance its pro-abortion agenda. In December of 1998 president Menem declared March 25 as the “Day of the Unborn Child,” in Argentina. The […]
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The BC NDP government, arguably the most openly pro-abortion, anti-family provincial government in Canada, is headed for demise according to political analysts.  (National Post) Planned Parenthood’s research arm, the Allan Guttmacher Institute, continues to deny scientific facts as it spreads its disinformation on the abortifacient nature of oral contraceptives.  (American Life League) The Timothy Plan, a pro-life and family investment company has expanded to include a Large/Mid-Cap Value Fund, a Fixed-Income Fund, and a Money Market Fund.  [email protected]
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CARDINAL SAYS NO TO HUMAN GENETIC MANIPULATION

MEXICO CITY, June 21 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A letter from Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez, Archbishop of Guadalajara, condemns genetic experimentation on human embryos and genetic manipulation. A report from Church News indicates that the letter concluded with the declaration ” that there is no reason whatsoever that justifies the intention to manipulate or to interrupt the natural processes of life established by God from the beginning of creation.”
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ARRESTED VANCOUVER PRO-LIFER STILL IMPRISONED

VANCOUVER, June 18 (LSN) – Mary Wagner, the 25 year-old BC pro-lifer sentenced to spend till New Year’s Eve in jail Wednesday for handing out roses and offering help to women entering a BC abortuary, was offered a deal in court for her freedom. A promise not to go into any abortion Bubble Zones would have resulted in Wagner’s release on recognizance but would also have violated her conscience.  According to John Hof President of Campaign Life Coalition BC, Mary knows that children die in abortion clinics every day and she feels compelled to speak for those smallest members of […]
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SAME-SEX PENSION BILL UNEXPECTEDLY DELAYED IN SENATE

OTTAWA, June 18 (LSN) – In a surprising move, some courageous Liberal Senators refused to vote for the $30 billion dollar pension appropriation bill which included a controversial same-sex pension benefits clause. The controversial bill was recently passed in the House of Commons. Among the Liberal abstainers was Anne Cools, again proving herself to be a fearless example of a politician of integrity who sees her obligations as being first to nation and family, rather than blind allegiance to party dictates.  In the Senate on Wednesday Cools explained her objection to bill C-78’ s same-sex benefits clause noting “it fails […]
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MORE DETAILS ON HUMAN CLONING OPERATIONS

WORCESTER, Mass., June 18 (LSN) – Major news media, which only today are reporting on the human cloning story reported by LifeSite this past Monday, have revealed more details on the procedure and its proponents.  The National Post reported today that six private companies in the US and Britain are working on cloning human embryos for “stem cells” and US scientist Richard Seed’s Japanese clinic, promising to produce 500 cloned babies a year, is set to open in August.  The first claim of successful human cloning took place in November and brought fears of animal-human hybrids since the nucleus of […]
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POPE ORDERS END TO GERMAN ABORTION COUNSELLING

BONN, Germany, June 18 (LSN) – Bringing to an end a heated debate among Catholic Bishops in Germany, John Paul II has, according to a report on German radio, told the Catholic Church in Germany to get out of the state’s abortion counselling. For at least 6 years a debate has raged among Catholics in Germany over their involvement in offering counselling to women seeking abortion. The controversy centers around the fact that institutions offering counselling must afterwards issue a certificate which is required to obtain a legal abortion.  The pope’s unwillingness to allow the Church in Germany to cooperate […]
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* An article on human cloning in the National Post today gives credit to the pro-life movement as being the motivation for government concern over cloning: “However, religious and pro-life advocates say life begins the moment a human egg cell is fertilized by sperm,  creating a complete set of genes. To them, cloning a stem cell is the same as cloning a human. As these groups began to apply pressure, governments began taking the cloning issue seriously.”  https://www.nationalpost.com/news.asp?s2=national&s3=reporter   * American conservative writer Jon Dougherty makes a great case in today’s WorldNetDaily of how abortion supporters and moral liberals are […]
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* Regina is the latest major Canadian city forced to proclaim Gay Pride Week in fear of discrimination charges by Human Rights Commission. Mayors in London and Hamilton were ordered to proclaim Gay Pride and fined $10,000 and $5,000 respectively for “discrimination.”  https://www.canada.com/newscafe/getcp.asp?bk=national&sk=990617/n061713.html   * Yesterday the Southern Baptist Convention – the largest non-Catholic denomination in the US -voted to rebuke President Clinton and publicly deplore his proclamation of June as National Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.
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STUDY UNABLE TO EXPLAIN DISPROPORTIONATE AIDS FUNDING

BALTIMORE, June 17 (LSN) – A Johns Hopkins University study on “The Relation between Funding by the National Institutes of Health and the Burden of Disease” was published in today’s release of the New England Journal of Medicine. The study showed that fundamental indications of the burden of disease such as incidence and prevalence played little role in funding determination whereas factors such as number of healthy years lost to disease did play a role in accounting for the amount of allocated resources.  However, the study revealed that in the case of some diseases such as AIDS and breast cancer, […]
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