PRESBYTERIANS CONDEMN ABORTION

KENTUCKY, Aug 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA, not to be confused with the PCUSA) held their 27th General Assembly this summer and during their proceedings,  reiterated the denomination’s condemnation of abortion. The appeal to revisit abortion came from Pennsylvanian churches (in the denomination’s Philadelphia Presbytry). Christian Renewal, reporting on the deliberations, said that the recommendations included “approaching the President of the United States, Congressional leaders, and the Chief Justice of the United States with a strong statement against abortion.” Another recommendation was for the establishment of a Sanctity of Human Life Sub-Committee under the Christian Education […]
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AMERICAN INDIANS REGARD ABORTION AS A CRIME

BISMARK, ND, Aug 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Writing for the Bismark Tribune, columnist Cheryl Long Feather reported Wednesday that, “for American Indians abortion is a crime against nature.” Long Feather says that “it would be very difficult to find an American Indian person who truly knows and follows their culture who could be called ‘pro-choice’.” She explained “Natural family planning was practiced through the social culture. Husbands and wives did not have intimate relations while the mother was nursing. A woman’s choice was exercised in how long she chose to nurse.”  With files from the Bismark Tribune, Pro-Life E-News Canada.
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The journal Atlantic Monthly contains a report on demographics this month called “The Population Surprise”. The article warns about the world’s fast approaching depopulation disaster, noting that “fifty years from now the world’s population will be declining, with no end in sight.” Beginning Sunday the comic strip Dick Tracy will feature the cartoon detective in the search for the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted fugitives. Among the ten will be James Kopp who is being sought by police in connection with the death of abortionist Barnett Slepian.  Yesterday Pro-Life E-News Canada distributed a Jewish World Review article by Dr. Laura Schlessinger […]
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CANADA REPORTS TO UN ON “WOMEN’S ” RIGHTS

OTTAWA, Aug 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This morning the federal government released on the Internet “Canada’s National Response to the UN Questionnaire on Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action.” The document answers the UN questionnaire sent out in preparation for the June 2000 General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) special session to review and assess progress achieved in implementing the Beijing Platform for Action (PFA). This is a 5-year review,  looking back to the Beijing Conference that took place in 1994. The questionnaire’s purpose was to identify and assess regional and international trends and best practices in implementing the […]
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PRICE LISTS FOR ABORTED BABY PARTS

WEST FRANKFORT, IL, Aug 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Brain (from a baby of 8 weeks gestation) 30% discount if significantly fragmented – $999.” So reads one of the lines of the “fee for services schedule” of the Opening Lines brochure that advertises to researchers that it has baby parts available from abortuaries. The company also offers abortionists and abortuary owners cash for their aborted babies’ bodies. A pro-life spy within the abortion industry has provided this incriminating evidence to Life Dynamics Incorporated, whose founder Mark Crutcher has made the information available to the public. The August 22 Alberta Report tells the […]
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US COUNTIES REJECTING “EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION”

MT. CLEMENS, Aug 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Macomb, Oakland and Wayne County have decided to forbid the counties’ Health Departments from prescribing the abortifacient PREVEN morning after pills.  Macomb County Commissioner Leon Drolet, explained, “I can’t tell the people in my county that you oppose abortion, but you are required to pay for this.” Ignoring the fury and misinformation from Planned Parenthood, the counties contend that the controversial drugs should not be a burden on taxpayers. For more on PREVEN see The Interim: Preven gets government approval, but will test pharmacists’ integrity With files from The Detroit News. 
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SUICIDE AMONG ELDERLY BECOMING EPIDEMIC

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The ninth congress of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) underway this week in Vancouver warns that too little attention is being paid to the grave statistical data on suicide among the elderly. Dr. Eric Caine, a director of IPA noted that “suicide among the elderly is becoming epidemic” and that depression is a primary factor in these deaths. Caine said that 75 per cent of these suicides involve depression and fully two-thirds of those would have been “very treatable.” With files from Canada Newswire.
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Mike Harris’ Ontario Government instituted a new policy yesterday guaranteeing new mothers at least a 60 hour stay in hospital after giving birth, if they so desire.  (Canoe.ca) The Conservative News Service reports today on probable splintering of mainline Protestant churches over homosexual ordination and acceptance of homosexuality. The report covers the conflict among Anglicans, Episcopalians and Evangelical Lutherans.  Senator Bob Smith who quit the Republican Party last month saying they were no longer pro-  life, has given up his bid for the presidential nomination of the US Taxpayers Party and may end his presidential quest altogether due concerns over […]
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Price Lists for Aborted Baby Parts

Re-printed with the permission from the Alberta Report August 22, 1999 The Wholesalers by Celeste McGovern A full-colour, glossy brochure invites abortionists to “find out how you can turn your patient’s decision into something wonderful.” It’s printed by Opening Lines, A Division of Consultative and Diagnostic Pathology, Inc., a wholesale trafficker in aborted baby parts from American clinics. Out of an office in West Frankfort, IL, the company’s director, Dr. Miles Jones, profits from an evidently tremendously lucrative trade – his current “Fee for Services Schedule” offers eyes and ears for $75 to $999 for a brain.  Opening Lines was […]
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The Washington Times reports today that home-schooled students scored well above their traditionally educated peers on a national assessment test used by colleges for admission.  The American College Testing tests 36% of high school graduates across the nation.  Catholic World News reported last week that the Lycos Internet search engine dropped ads for Jews for Jesus after other Jewish groups complained. 
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