CONSERVATIVE MAGAZINE LAUNCHED CANADA WIDE IN OCTOBER

TORONTO, Sept 13 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The famed western conservative magazines Alberta, Western and B.C.  Report will consolidate and go national this October with an all-Canada edition that will be sold initially in Ontario. The new biweekly newsmagazine to be called “The Report” will debut October 25, 1999, with Ted Byfield the founder of the magazines retaining his post as anchor columnist.  Mr. Byfield has taken on the chairmanship of the revamped board of directors of the United Western Communications Ltd. which ran the magazines. Ted’s son Link Byfield will replace his father as president of the firm. For more information […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

Jean-Bush, an 81-year-old from Toronto, who stabbed her husband to death and attempted to kill herself 5-years ago in a reported “mercy killing”, was found dead in her home last night. Police suspect suicide.  (The Toronto Star) US Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan, a favourite of pro-lifers, has admitted to “strongly”  considering a switch in allegiances to the Reform Party in his bid for president.  (Washington Times) The Clinton administration has once again overlooked China’s forced abortion regime in promising to support its entrance into the World Trade Organization, likely to be complete by the end of this year.  (The Times) […]
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20/20’S HUGH DOWNS AIRS HIS PRO-ABORTION VIEWS

NEW YORK, Sept 13 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Hugh Downs, co-anchor of ABCNEWS’ 20/20 and one of the most familiar figures in the history of broadcasting, wrote an article Friday expressing his pro-abortion views. Suggesting he was in the middle on the abortion question, Down’s wrote “‘I’m with you’ – in the pro-life camp to the extent that I believe a fertilized ovum is a human being and in the pro-choice camp in my firm belief that the choice should always be with the woman who finds herself pregnant.” Such a view, however, could be seen as more extreme than the average […]
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LIFE LEAGUE PLANS TO EDUCATE BILL GATES

SEATTLE, Sept 13 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American Life League, the largest educational pro-life group in the United States, is beginning a multi-faceted campaign to convince the world’s richest person,  Bill Gates, to stop his donations to population control groups. Having tried unsuccessfully to arrange a meeting between Gates and ALL president Judie Brown, the pro-life group has gone public with its campaign. In an interview last month, Brown told LifeSite that Gates’ donations of billions of dollars to population control groups such as Planned Parenthood and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) were not malicious. “We believe that Mr. Gates has […]
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CANADIAN ASSISTED SUICIDE CAMPAIGNER KILLS SELF

TORONTO, Sept 13 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Marilynne Seguin, the 61-year-old Canadian assisted-suicide activist and founder of “Death With Dignity”, killed herself last Thursday in the presence of a doctor with a lethal drug concoction. Seguin, a nurse, fought for the “right to die” for twenty years. While she attempted to distance herself from America’s Jack Kevorkian, or Dr. Death as he is known, she boasted of having “counseled” over 2000 patients. According to section 241 of the Criminal Code counseling for suicide and euthanasia, even for the most compassionate is a crime punishable with a possible 14-year prison term. While she […]
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80-YEAR-OLD IN 600KM WALK FOR LIFE

TORONTO, Sept 13 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Long-time pro-lifer Adrian Keet of Ingersoll Ontario has commenced a 600km walk-for-life today, starting from his home in Ingersoll and headed to Midland and back. Mr. Keet recalled that in 1977 he did a similar 600km walk-for-life but “I was much younger in 1977” says the now 80-year-old. The purpose for the Walk for Life is to raise awareness of the need for a culture that respects human life, and to raise money for efforts that will accomplish this task. Keets has asked for sponsorship through Campaign Life Coalition based on every kilometre walked.  (ex. […]
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HOMOSEXUALISTS RECEIVE NO PENALTY FOR PUBLIC SEX

TORONTO, Sept 10 (LifeSiteNews.com)  Yesterday, Toronto Crown attorney Paul Culver dropped charges against 18 homosexual men arrested and charged by police in June for engaging in public sex acts at a homosexualist club called The Bijou. The charges were dropped following a vigorous campaign against the arrests by public sex advocates. The Crown attorney taking the side of those charged, said that the men “were lulled into a false sense of security, an ignorance brought on by the lack of police action for a number of years.”  Gwen Landolt a lawyer for REAL Women of Canada told LifeSite that, “the […]
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DISGRUNTLED ABORTION SURVIVOR THREATENS ABORTIONISTS

DEARBORN, Mich, Sept 10 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A 28-year-old man, who said his daughter was aborted by his former partner (reports have not clarified whether it was a wife or girlfriend), entered a hospital in Dearborn yesterday threatening to kill abortionists. While police did not identify the man, they did note that he said he came to avenge the murder of his daughter. The man was tackled by security guards and arrested without firing any shots.  The pro-life movement has always condemned violence against abortionists as well as the killing of unborn children. Moreover, pro-lifers have warned that abortion hurts not […]
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CANADIAN BISHOPS TO INTERVENE IN LATIMER CASE

OTTAWA, Sept 10 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Group for Health, Justice and Life, representing the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Catholic Women’s League, the Catholic Health Association and the Knights of Columbus, has filed for intervenor status with the Supreme Court of Canada in the Robert Latimer case. It is expected to be heard in about six months. Latimer is a Saskatchewan resident who used his car as a makeshift gas chamber to kill his 12-year-old disabled daughter Tracy in 1993. After being convicted of second-degree murder the verdict was scrapped for a new trial over a technicality. In […]
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ALASKA COURT REJECTS ASSISTED SUICIDE DEMAND

ANCHORAGE, Sept 10 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Alaska Superior Court Judge Eric Sanders ruled yesterday that Alaskan’s do not have a constitutional right to physician-assisted suicide (PAS). An unnamed physician in her sixties is challenging the state to allow her PAS. Pro-PAS lawyers argued that a decision by the courts to allow abortion two years ago was based on “the recognition of an individual’s right to determine what happens to his or her own body.”  In his ruling Sanders wrote: “The state’s proper governmental interests enable it to infringe on privacy interests by criminalizing, or banning, assisted suicide in Alaska.” The PAS […]
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