VANCOUVER, Aug. 26 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A criminal investigation has been launched into the handling of a live-born baby after a botched abortion 13 years ago. After she was born alive, Ximena Renaerts was left to die in a bedpan in a room with dead babies, instead of being given the obligatory standard emergency treatment for distressed newborns. Ximena suffered permanent brain damage and lives with an adoptive family. She is a quadriplegic with the mental capacity of a three year old. A story in the upcoming (August 30) issue of BC Report reveals details onthe investigation and the names of […]
WHITEHORSE, Aug 25 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The first homosexual adoption in the Yukon was reported today. Patricia Bacon and Kathy Traplin, practicing lesbians, reported that they faced no obstacles in their adoption. Bacon bore the child and Traplin was permitted to adopt. The pair say they intend to have another child, this time with Traplin as the biological mother. With files from the Canadian Press.
PHOENIX, Aug 25 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Maricopa County Superior Court judge, acting in the role of parent for a 14-year-old and 23-week pregnant girl, has ordered an out of state abortion. The girl, a ward of the state, must be taken out of state to abort her baby since Arizona laws prohibit most abortions beyond 20 weeks. The court’s ruling violates state laws which forbid taxpayers’ monies to be spent on abortions since the Department of EconomicSecurity has agreed to pay for the procedure and transportation. With files from the Arizona Republic.
Zenit News reported today that a Swiss group called “Swiss Aid for Mother and Child” has launched a court appeal to fight the authorization of RU-486 in the country by the Inter-Cantonal Office for Control of Medicines. In Canada, where the most common sentence for pedophilia is less than two years in jail, animal abusers will face penalties of up to five years in prison. Legislation to implement this agenda is expected this fall. It will likely also remove the current $2,000 ceiling on fines. Retired lieutenant colonel Dave Grossman, a psychologist who spent 25 years training soldiers to kill, […]
During the consecration of Msgr. Leonard Blair as a bishop for southeast Michigan, Detroit Cardinal Adam Maida urged him to help him oppose abortion and assisted suicide. (Detroit Free Press) Church News reported yesterday that the Catholic Archdiocese of St. Louis has begun a pro-life campaign to override Governor Mel Carnaham’s veto of the Infant’s Protection Act, which banned partial birth abortion. U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. issued an injunction against the 4-year-old school voucher program in Cleveland Ohio Tuesday, just one day before school began. (Nando.net)
LONDON, Aug 25 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A British Lord has teamed up with an internet privacy company to help aborted and sterilized Chinese women to report these state-sanctioned abuses without fear of detection and reprisal. A professor and member of the House of Lords, David Alton of Liverpool today launched his Chinese Population Control Questionnaire. The project will document the internationally condemned Chinese government’s population control agenda and “One Child” policy. It utilizes military strength encryption provided by Anonymizer.com. Lord Alton is currently compiling a report on the Chinese government’s grotesque population control program. On completion, his report will be presented […]
The Electronic Telegraph reports today that pro-abortion Republican Senator John McCain is bidding to knock George Bush out of the top spot as the GOP’s presidential candidate; but a McCain nomination would surely spark a third party with support from formerly Republican pro-lifers. The New York Post has published information by the Population Research Institute that the UNFPA began its “family planning” work in Kosovo on the invitation of President Slobodan Milosevic.
LOS ANGELES, Aug 24 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bill Gates, the Microsoft billionaire, has donated another $6 billion to his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a charity which avidly supports population control, particularly in the developing world. The Gates charity has reached $17.1 billion, making it the second largest in the world after London’s Wellcome Trust at $19.2 billion. However, Gates hopes to be first also in the charity arena, and if he continues his $5 billion donation every quarter he will achieve his goal in little time. Pro-life leaders are concerned that this astronomical amount of money could be used to […]
A group claiming to represent 40 religions has targeted Colorado Springs, home of Focus on the Family and Dr. James Dobson, to host their “National Religious Leadership Roundtable”, an effort to persuade religious communities to accept homosexuality. (The Washington Post) Nashville’s Vanderbilt University has agreed to give practicing homosexuals the same benefits as married couples as of January first. (Yahoo News)
LAPORTE, PA, Aug 24 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Rosa Hartford’s 1997 successful appeal of a 1996 conviction was improvidently granted thus reinstating her conviction. In 1996 Hartford was convicted of interfering in the custody of a minor when she drove the 13-year-old pregnant girlfriend of her 19 year old step-son girl to New York for an abortion without telling the girl’s mother. Today the state’s Supreme Court refused Hartford another appeal. In an effort to protect her stepson, who later pleaded guilty to statutory rape, Hartford drove the girl 60 miles to an out-of […]