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Writing in the current American Journal of Public Health, self-proclaimed “pro-choicer”  Adrienne Asch, of the Boston-based Hastings Center Project on Prenatal Testing for Genetic Disability, says “If public health espouses goals of social justice and equality for people with disabilities—as it has worked to improve the status of women, gays and lesbians and members of racial and ethnic minorities—it should reconsider whether it wishes to continue the technology of prenatal diagnosis. (Globe and Mail) As the Canadian government prepares to extend most rights for married couples to practicing homosexuals, the government’s likely candidate for a phrase distinguishing those within these […]
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CANADIAN EUTHANASIA ADVOCATE INVENTS NEW KILLING MACHINE

SEATTLE, WA, Nov 15 (LifeSiteNews.com) – John Hofsess; the controversial head of the Right to Die Society of Canada has invented and unveiled a new device to do yourself in. Ted Gerk of the Pro-Life Resource Centre reported that the device called a “DeBreather”, was unveiled at a gathering of pro-euthanasia advocates in Seattle, Washington, November 13-14. The meeting was held by the Self Deliverance New Technology Group (NuTech) comprising of right-to-die organizations in the USA, Canada, Australia, France and Germany.  Conference organizers say Hofsess invented the “DeBreather”, which allows the user to suffocate from lack of oxygen. Funding for […]
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ABORTIONIST PROMOTES SEX SELECTIVE ABORTIONS

QUEENSLAND, Australia, Nov 15 (LifefSiteNews.com) Austalian abortionist David Grundmann, who specializes in partial-birth abortion, spoke at an abortionist’s conference yesterday in Queensland. He advocated the practice of killing unborn children of an undesired sex, using prenatal scans to identify the sex of the child. Grundmann is quoted as supporting sex selection as a “real and important indication for some ethnic and religious groups” when considering late-term abortions.  At the conference, abortionist speakers seemed boast about the numbers of their late term abortions and the length of time children were permitted to live prior to being killed in the womb. “I […]
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A survey of 1,400 British boys aged 13 to 19 found that teenage boys without a strong father figure are more likely to suffer from depression, display antisocial behaviour and do badly at school. (The Times)  A vaccine initially given approval for use on all infants in the US was known to cause a painful bowel disorder in a substantial number of recipients but the records of the harmful effects were concealed from the public. The federal health advisory panel which initially approved the vaccine is known to have a significant number of it The American Family Association reported this […]
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STATS ON DEATHS DUE TO ABORTION MISHAPS KEPT SECRET

OTTAWA, Nov 12 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The lead researcher at the Maternal Health Research Institute in Ottawa told LifeSite this week that statistics on maternal deaths resulting from abortion mishaps were very costly to acquire and not possible to disseminate. Isabelle Begin, reported that hospital morbidity data is no longer available from Statistics Canada.  It can be obtained from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) for a fee of $200 to $500 (per request) and more, depending on the amount of work involved. Moreover, a non-disclosure form must be signed prior to the release of the data. “How’s that for […]
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STUDY: DAYCARE BAD FOR MOM-BABY RELATIONS

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study published in the November issue of the American Psychological Association’s journal of Developmental Psychology found “significant associations between more hours in child care and slightly less sensitive mothering and child engagement.”  The study examined maternal sensitivity and child-positive engagement during mother-child interactions at the ages of 6, 15, 24, and 36 months for 1,274 mothers. The mothers were participating in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care. In longitudinal analyses that controlled for selection, child, and family predictors, the study found that mothers whose children […]
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CLINTON ADMINISTRATION TO ALLOW ABORTION RESTRICTIONS ON UN MONEY?

WASHINGTON, Nov 12 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After having repeatedly refused to sign bills that would provide money to the United Nations providing that the funds did not go to lobby for abortion, the Clinton administration’s intransigence may finally be weakening. International pressure to fund the UN has mounted and an unnamed senior administration official told the New York Times that Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright “as a woman secretary of state who knows extremely well the instinctive concerns of women’s groups, [is] prepared to take the heat” for the compromise decision.  Speaking of the abortion pushing groups, the informant told […]
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NORPLANT-TYPE IMPLANT TO HIT AUSTRALIAN MARKET

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov 12 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Organan, the manufacturer of a new “contraceptive”  implant which would render women infertile for at three years, is hoping to gain access to the Australian market in coming weeks. The company claims a 100% “success rate” with no children being born to mothers using “Implanon.” Although the drug sometimes acts as a contraceptive, like its predecessor Norplant, it can also act as an abortifacient by making the endometrium (uterine wall) inhospitable to the fertilized ovum.  The striking similarities between Implanon and Norplant are many, including the fact that both are progesterone-only devices and both […]
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US NEWS UPDATE

Pro-LifeE-News Canada distributed a report today noting that the Wisconsin legislature passed bills protecting doctors from so-called “wrongful birth” lawsuits filed by women who claim they would have had an abortion if they had known that the child would have some form of a disability. (Star Tribune) Kevorkian side-kick psychiatrist Dr. Georges Reding has been found liable in a wrongful-death lawsuit undertaken by the family of Donna Brennan, a victim of the assisted suicide activist.  Reding has been a fugitive from the law since failing to show up for his Sept 30 arraignment on first degree murder charges. (The Detroit News)  Addressing […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Catholic school board in Hamilton Ontario has refused to participate in the UNICEF spawned National Elections for the Rights of Youth. The public school board in the area is also considering banning the vote after concerned parents expressed their view to the board noting that the children are being involved in partisan political activities that foster antagonism between parents and children.  New Hazelton Elementary School in British Columbia has suspended three boys indefinitely after their parents refused to allow them to attend a mandatory “cultural awareness” course because of opposition to the way they taught native spirituality. (The National Post) The […]
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