SEX-ED BLAMED FOR 12-YEAR-OLD’S PREGNANCY

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 […]
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GLOBAL EUTHANASIA NEWS ROUNDUP

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 […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

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. 
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

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)
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US ABORTION NEWS ROUNDUP

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)
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NEW STEM CELL RESEARCH: NO ABORTED BABIES NOR EMBYOS REQUIRED

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 […]
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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO PROF ATTACKS MOTHER TERESA

TORONTO, Sept 3 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Clifford Orwin, a professor of political science at the University of Toronto, wrote in the National Post Wednesday, criticizing Mother Teresa. Orwin camouflaged his attack by giving undue voice to the ravings of Christopher Hitchens, author of the book “The Missionary Position” and the so-called documentary “Hell’s Angel”, both on Mother Teresa. Orwin says that “everything about [Mother Teresa] reeked of sectarianism and intolerance.” “Her Nobel Peace Prize was a travesty, as confirmed by her speech accepting it, which dwelled on the evils of abortion,” continued the obviously pro-abortion Orwin. To express your concerns to […]
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ANTI-FAMILY CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED IN BRITAIN

LONDON, Sept 3 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A propaganda campaign was launched in Britain today which claims to fight “homophobia”. Billed as the “first mass media campaign in the country to target homophobia,” the initiative is called: “It’s Prejudice That’s Queer.” The press release from THT attempted to steer clear of controversy by defining “homophobia” simply as “prejudice or   discrimination against lesbians and gay men.” However, common definitions of homophobia include more. Michael Flood, a speaker pro-gay speaker on homophobia notes that “typical homophobic beliefs include the idea that homosexuality is unnatural, sick, perverse or dangerous, while heterosexuality is natural and […]
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MAINSTREAM MEDIA REPORT ON CANADA’S ANTI-FAMILY MANIPULATION AT THE UN

OTTAWA, Sept 3 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Since 1994 and even earlier Campaign Life Coalition, a Canadian pro-life group, has been warning about the Canadian government’s manipulation at the United Nations: specifically that the government appoints, at its own whim, delegates to UN conferences without any regard to democratic process. Furthermore, these delegates have a reputation for pushing radical anti-life and anti-family agendas which would shock ordinary Canadians.  The mainstream media have until now been virtually silent on this phenomenon, however, this week the National Post broke the silence with a story by Edmonton Journal columnist Lorne Gunter.  For the full report […]
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Playing With the World’s Agenda

Reproduced by LifeSite with permission of Lorne Gunter This story first appeared in the National Post on p. A14, Monday 30 August 1999. PLAYING WITH THE WORLD’S AGENDA Mr. Axworthy and his staff treat all potential critics of their policies the same way, says Lorne Gunter. They simply deny them funding and permission to attend international conferences Lorne Gunter The Edmonton Journal At the end of June, Jason Kenney was an American, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons) in New York for a United Nations conference on population control. This secret identity […]
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