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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STUDY: MORE SUPPORT NEEDED AFTER MISCARRIAGE

LONDON, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study conducted by researchers at Macquarie University in Australia and presented to the British Psychological Society on Thursday, found that 70% of women experiencing miscarriage wanted support, information and reassurance. The results of the study are in some ways similar to studies on post-abortion syndrome – a syndrome which most major psychological associations deny exists. The miscarriage study notes that women “wanted emotional back-up from their partners and to feel that they also ‘felt’ the loss.” Post-abortion syndrome counsellors note that the first step to healing the inner brokenness caused by abortion is acknowledging […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

Toronto pro-life activist Tom Brown died of sudden heart failure on Tuesday August 31, 1999.  The wake this Friday and funeral Saturday are sure to be well attended by pro-lifers. For more information contact Campaign Life Coalition at (416) 368-8479. A new pro-life resource from an Evangelical perspective is out by Canadian Denise Mountenay.  “FORGIVEN of murder…A true story” is available from Chapters at www.chapters.ca for only $11.97. A portion of the sale of each book goes to Abortion Recovery Canada. Advance Notice: “Save the Planet’s People First” a Canadian national pro-life conference will take place in Toronto, Nov. 25-27. […]
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SCOTLAND OFFERS ABORTIVE PILL FREE TO 85,000

LOTHIAN, Scotland, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scotland plans to fund supplies of the “morning after”  abortifacient pill for more than 85,000 young women between the ages of 16 and 29. Dr Anna Glaister, the director of Lothian’s family planning service is behind the venture and claims that the effort is an attempt to lower the abortion rate. Pro-life groups have condemned the false advertising noting that the drug acts mainly as an abortifacient. The Electronic Telegraph reports that Catholic Church officials have also condemned the drug as no better than surgical abortion. Fr Tom Connelly, a spokesman for the Catholic […]
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12 YEAR OLD GIRL WILL NOT ABORT BABY

SHEFFIELD, England, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 12-year-old girl whose mother has pressured her to abort her baby told a newspaper that she refused her mother’s pleas to abort. Speaking of abortion the girl said, “it’s your baby, you can’t get rid of it like that.”  While the pro-life community rejoices that the girl has chosen not to kill the innocent child in her womb, it is very concerned to hear about sexual promiscuity among children as young as 12.  With files from Yahoo news.
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LUTHERANS FOR LIFE RESPOND TO ABORTION DEBATE

NEVADA, IA, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday, Lutherans For Life (LFL) responded to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s decision to reaffirm its pro-abortion position at its recent Churchwide Assembly in Denver, CO on August 21. In their release LFL stressed that “the failure of the ELCA to take a definitive stance on abortion reflects neither the historical position of the Christian Church nor the historical position of Lutherans.” LFL reflected that the ELCA is “falling for Satan’s old trick of calling ‘evil good’ and ‘darkness light’,” and in doing so, “allows its members to become comfortable with a […]
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HOMOSEXUAL BENEFITS LAW BEFORE SENATE

OTTAWA, Sept 2 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With the Canadian Senate about to commence its fall session, the Canada Family Action Coalition has warned that a bill which would make sexual acts, rather than marriage or even common law relationships the basis for reception of federal survivor benefits, is to come again before the senators. In June, the Senate failed to pass the $30 billion dollar pension appropriation bill which included the controversial clause to allow same-sex benefits; they sent it back to committee. Senator Anne Cools voiced her objection to the bill in June noting “it fails to protect the institution […]
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SOUTH KOREAN’S URGED TO HAVE AT LEAST 3 CHILDREN

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 1 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a move sure to ignite the furor of the United Nations and other depopulation activists,  the Catholic Church in South Korea is encouraging parents to have at least three children. The Vatican’s Fides News Agency reports that during a general assembly, the Family Committee of the archdiocese held 17th -16th July, it was decided that this was necessary in order “to promote a more prosperous society, with more children and more healthy children, in order to solve the problems we face today as a result of a low birth rate”. According to […]
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US ABORTION NEWS ROUNDUP

GOP Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan, a favourite of many pro-lifers, is according to his manager “seriously considering” leaving the liberal on abortion Republican Party for the Reform Party.  (ABC News) Pro-lifers in Kansas have taken up sidewalk counselling outside the abortuary of George Tiller in the hopes of rescuing the 14-year-old, 24-week-pregnant Arizona girl from the horror of abortion.  (Azcentral.com) Rhode Island lawmakers proposed Tuesday to allow late-term abortions (beyond the 19th week)  to be performed outside of hospitals in licensed ambulatory surgical centers.  (Boston.com) MSNBC news reports today that the family of Donna Brennan, the assisted-suicide victim of Kevorkian […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Conservative News Service reports today that a new study by the Parents Television Council found that the “combined per-hour average of objectionable content” between 8:00 p.m.  and 9:00 p.m. ET increased 75% from February 1998, with an average of nearly seven references per hour that pertained to sex, violence or vulgar language.  Apple Computers is supporting homeschooling with a program to make its educational products available to homeschoolers.  A Catholic University professor in Rome suggests that the Church must guide a new sexual revolution, a revolution that would give God-ordained sexuality its prominence.  (EWTN News)
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