LITTLE ROCK, Ark, Sept 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 29-year old hired 3 men to murder his girlfriend’s unborn child by attacking her during a staged robbery. Under a new law in Arkansas, the Fetal Protection Act, all four men have been charged with murder. Shiwonna Pace, mother of the murdered baby, was nine months pregnant at the time of the attack. Eric Beaulah, Lonnie Beaulah, and Derrick Witherspoon, as well as Pace’s boyfriend Erik Bullock, are charged with capital murder and first-degree battery, making them eligible for the death penalty if found guilty. Bullock had tried to pressure Pace to […]
TORONTO, Sept 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The obvious large majority of social conservative delegates at the United Alternative conference was as much a horror to UA social liberals as it was a joy to pro-life and pro-family social and fiscal conservatives. In a desperate attempt to halt a political movement that threatens to upset the pro-abortion, anti-family Canadian establishment, Diane Francis, editor of the Financial Post section of the National Post, attempts a redefinition of the Reform party as merely economically conservative with “fringe” elements of social conservatism which must be rooted out. The desperation of the attempt is evident in […]
LONDON, Sept 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A mother who was told by doctors she would go blind if she did not accept treatment, sacrificed her sight because the procedure would have resulted in the death of her unborn child. In an interview with London’s “The Independent”, 38-year-old Julie Murphy said that while she has never seen her daughter Hayley, now four, she loves her dearly and has no regrets. With files from Zenit News.
WICHITA, Kansas, Sept 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Saturday, in a question and answer column, renowned evangelist Billy Graham responded to a question regarding assisted suicide. The question: “Why do so many people resist the idea of assisted suicide for a person who is chronically ill and has no hope of recovery? It sounds like a good option, and I wouldn’t want to keep on living if I were in that condition.” Graham responded: “The main reason is because God gave life to us, and only He has the right to take it away. Life is a sacred gift from God. […]
SHEFFIELD, England, Sept 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The boyfriend of the 12-year-old girl who last week announced that she would carry her baby to term despite pressure to abort, has told authorities that graphic sex education in school is to blame for his promiscuity. After boasting that he had had sex with 10 other girls, the boy said: “It is the school’s responsibility, showing us videos of men and women naked. After all, we are just children.” Local politicians jumped to the defence of the sex-ed program saying, “we believe that the guidelines the local education authority has circulated to schools […]
Catholic World News reported yesterday that former Kevorkian associate Georges Reding failed to show up at his arraignment on murder charges in the assisted suicide of a 54-year-old woman. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. Kingsway Hospital in Derby England is being investigated on charges of euthanasia after the suspicious deaths of over 30 elderly patients. Deliberate dehydration and starvation are the suspected causes of death in this case made more controversial by the fact that the British Medical Association is seeking rights to withhold food and water without recourse to the courts. (The Sunday Times) Confirming the […]
On Friday, Oregon Gov. Kitzhaber vetoed a law requiring parental notification prior to abortions for minors. (OregonLive.com) The mother of a brain injured baby boy is complaining that she was “rushed” into taking her son off life-support by doctors at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. The surgeon involved is at the centre of the Bristol heart babies scandal which involves the deaths of 29 babies in the 12 years leading up to 1995.
The American Family Association reports today that a public campaign encouraging the Subway franchise to quit its advertisement support of anti-family radio shock jock Howard Stern has been successful. To email Subway to thank them for dropping the Stern ads: [email protected] A human kidney went up for sale on an internet auction site Thursday. Bids for the “fully functional” organ reached $5.7 million before eBay halted the sale citing legal restrictions. (San Francisco Chronicle)
Kansas pro-lifers are seeking to put forward a law banning partial birth abortion. (The Wichita Eagle) Another civil trial against Operation Rescue has been brought by abortionists – this time in Dayton, Ohio. The pro-lifers prayed outside the court as jury selection proceeded. (Ohio.com) A law is being proposed in Philidelphia that would make it illegal for public-school officials to encourage students to abort their babies. (Philly.com)
PHILIDELPHIA, PA, Sept 3 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Stem cell research, much touted lately for its incredible medical potential has received strong criticism because most of its proponents either work with tissue from aborted fetuses or create or alter human embryos for their work. However, new research by Dr. Cesare Peschle, a professor of microbiology and immunology at Jefferson Medical College, has found a way to isolate stem cells from adults thus avoiding the ethical pitfalls associated with the previous research. Brad Evenson of the National Post reports today on the findings of Dr. Peschle and his international research team as reported […]