‘COMEDY OF ERRORS’ KILLS CONSCIENCE CLAUSE BILL

OTTAWA, Nov 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Reform MP Maurice Vellacott’s conscience clause bill (C-207) was debated in Parliament last Thursday, November 18. Pro-life Canadians have been waiting since prior to the last election for the bill to come before Parliament. Campaign Life Coalition followed the process closely and many grassroots Canadians called their Members of Parliament encouraging them to support the bill. As reported previously by LifeSite, Mr. Vellacott ended up with written support for his bill from at least 100 other MPs from all the parties in the House of Commons.  For more see today’s LifeSite Special Report at:  'Comedy […]
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60% INCREASE IN ABORTIONS AMONG SPANISH ADOLESCENTS

MADRID, Nov 23 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Zenit News reported yesterday that the latest report by the Spanish Ministry of Health indicates that the number of adolescent Spanish girls (under 19) who aborted their babies has increased 60% since 1990. Zenit notes that the increase has resulted despite a government campaign against AIDS encouraging youth to use condoms.  The report also notes that the number of abortuaries rose from 81 in 1990 to 115 in 1997.  While Spanish law forbids abortion except in the cases of the mother’s health, fetal malformation, and rape, over 95% of abortions are claimed for maternal health […]
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‘Comedy of Errors’ Kills Conscience Clause Bill

OTTAWA – Reform MP Maurice Vellacott’s conscience clause bill (C-207) was debated in Parliament last Thursday, November 18. Pro-life Canadians have been waiting since prior to the last election for the bill to come before Parliament. Campaign Life Coalition followed the process closely and many grassroots Canadians called their Members of Parliament encouraging them to support the bill. As reported previously by LifeSite, Mr. Vellacott ended up with written support for his bill from at least 100 other MPs from all the parties in the House of Commons. This level of endorsement guaranteed that the bill would be debated in […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The National Post reports today that Corrections Canada will have to reconsider requests from 11 prisoners for “gender reassignment” surgery following its landmark decision last week to help fund the sex-change operation of Synthia Kavanagh, a transsexual murderer.  Christian demonstrations and campaigns against blasphemous art in museums have proven effective. Conservative News service reports today that the Detroit Institute of the Arts has canceled an exhibit of modern art that included artwork with religious-sexual themes.  The Canadian Press is reporting today that a psychological tool to identify criminals will be used in Canadian schools in the near future. The proposal […]
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PRO-FAMILY SLATE RE-ELECTED IN BC

SURREY, BC, Nov 22 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parents and citizens in Surrey, British Columbia have resoundingly supported their pro-family slate of Surrey School Board members. During a municipal election Saturday, voters continued support for the current school board members who faced severe criticism from homosexualist advocates for banning three books designed specifically to indoctrinate children with the notion that practicing homosexual households are morally equivalent to normal families. The board also opposes Planned Parenthood, instead promoting Chastity/Abstinence Sexual Health Education.  The Surrey Teachers Association (STA) took the School Board to court to maintain the right to provide kindergarten and grade-one children […]
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SCOTTISH PRO-LIFE GROUP SUCCESSFUL WITH PICKETS

GLASGOW, Scotland, Nov 22 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An inaugural pro-life picket in Scotland met with success yesterday as the abortion referral service where they were to demonstrate closed shop early. Over 50 pro-lifers took part in the picket outside Lothian Brook clinic, marking the launch of Precious Life Scotland.  The Sunday Times reported that pro-lifers “aged from seven to 75 held banners saying ‘Stop the killing’ and ‘Together against abortion’.” The group also used enlarged photos which graphically showed the truth about abortion.  Jim Dowson, the founder of the group responded to the pro-abortion media’s accusations of violence saying, “I would […]
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CANADIAN PHARMACIES REFUSING TO DISPENSE PREVEN

HAMILTON, ON, Nov 22 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Press reported earlier this month that at least two pharmacies in Hamilton have decided not to sell the “morning-after” abortifacient drug Preven.  Furthermore, Marchese Pharmacy another one in the area is allowing its staff to refuse to dispense Preven on religious or moral grounds.  Abortion supporters are incensed at these actions. Even pharmacy giant Wal-Mart Canada has refused to stock the drugs – but it will make them available on request. Considering the “emergency” nature of the drugs, most users will opt to look elsewhere for the early abortion drug which is […]
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HOMOSEXUALITY 101: TAUGHT IN THE CLASSROOM

LONDON, England, Nov 22 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A government funded game to be used in high schools among students aged 14-16 has students “encouraged to act out homosexual scenes in the classroom in a move to promote tolerance.” The Electronic Telegraph reports today that “a game called Spot the Heterosexual and role playing, such as pretending to be a married man who has sex with other men in secret, are included in an educational pack for teenagers” put out by the National Health Service. The educational Pack entitled Beyond a Phase includes a video which “ends with a boy who advises […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

Internet columnist Matt Drudge reports today that by mutual consent, Fox News Channel has released Matt Drudge from his contract with the Network, it was announced on Wednesday. Drudge apologized for his negative comments about the station.     Pro-Life E-News distributed a Desertnews report today containing the text of the Geneva declaration from the World Congress of Families II.   The Schad Foundation, a radical animal rights outfit run by pro-abortion television personality David Suzuki is under investigation for erroneous reporting to Revenue Canada.  One report notes that in 1998 the foundation invested nearly “$4.5-million”, although the foundation reported to Revenue Canada donations […]
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FAMILY COALITION PARTY ON RADIO WEEKLY

TORONTO, Nov 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Giuseppe Gori, leader of the Family Coalition Party of Ontario,  will host a new radio show called “Straight talk – a 15 minute program of moral counterpoint and family matters.” It will be heard on Mondays at 5:45pm on CJMR AM 1320. CJMR has offices in Oakville and transmits from Mississauga to the Greater Toronto area, Oakville, Burlington, Halton, Hamilton and the Golden horseshoe.
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