UNIVERSITY INVESTIGATION INTO BABY PARTS PURCHASE A SHAM

VANCOUVER, Dec 9 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ted Gerk, of the Pro-Life Resource Centre reported yesterday that the University of British Columbia Ethics Committee investigation of the procurement of fetal tissue is “a sham.”  Gerk told LifeSite that the ethics committee will find no evidence of wrongdoing in the case since this is the same ethics committee that permitted the work of abortionist Ellen Wiebe, who began experimenting on women with toxic medications to procure chemical abortions.  Gerk commented that “the UBC ethics committee lacks one important aspect.  ethics.”  Gerk accompanied his release with the confidential order form for aborted baby lungs […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The National Post reported yesterday that Sophia Park, 25, whose husband and family begged doctors to keep on life-support despite her brain death to save the 10-week old child in her womb, was removed from life-support by the hospital this past weekend and died shortly thereafter. The hospital announced previously that the baby had died. For background see: Toronto Hospital Announces Unborn Baby Death Panafrican News Agency reported yesterday that on Monday, the opening day of a population conference in Durban, South Africa, the country’s welfare, population and development minister, Zola Skweyiya, said that “population planning should be linked to […]
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SPANKING CHALLENGE IN THE COURTS SUPPORTED BY OTTAWA

TORONTO, Dec 8 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A challenge to Canada’s law permitting spanking as a form of parental discipline got underway Monday with the Canadian Foundation for Children, Youth and the Law arguing that Canada, by allowing spanking, is contravening the UN convention on the rights of the child. Paul Schabas, a lawyer representing the foundation, argued in the Ontario Court of Justice (General Division) that Section 43 of the Criminal Code, which allows “reasonable” physical correction of children, should be ruled unconstitutional.  LifeSite reported last month that the Coalition for Family Autonomy, comprising the Canada Family Action Coalition (CFAC), REAL […]
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PALADIN NEW CANADIAN DISTRIBUTOR OF MORNING AFTER PILL

MONTREAL, Dec 8 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Montreal based Paladin Labs Inc. announced Monday that it had acquired exclusive Canadian distribution rights to a new abortifacient post coital drug similar to Preven. While the drug is still not approved by Health Canada, the July approval of Preven and Plan B by the US Food and Drug Administration are strong predictors of Canadian acceptance.  Paladin Labs, head quartered in Montreal, Quebec is a Canadian developer, marketer and distributor of pharmaceuticals, specializing in products for urology and dermatology.  In anticipation of Paladin Labs being added to the Canadian pro-life boycott of Roberts Pharmaceuticals, LifeSite […]
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SUCCESSFUL PRO-LIFE LAWYER TO CHALLENGE ABORTION IN CANADA

VANCOUVER, Dec 8 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Mr. Charles Ligousi, one of BC’s most successful defence attorneys and a constitutional lawyer, is to go to court in January representing pro-lifer Donald Spratt who broke the BC bubble zone law in order to challenge it in court. Ligousi has won several cases in the Supreme Court of Canada including Ximena Renaerts’ multi-  million dollar suit against the Vancouver General Hospital for leaving her to die in a bedpan when she was born alive after a failed abortion attempt.  Ligousi will be asking the court to strike down the bubble zone laws as a […]
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UN COMMEMORATES HUMAN RIGHTS DAY MANDATING ABORTION

NEW YORK, Dec 8 (LifeSiteNews.com) The UN has announced that it will commemorate December 10, Human Rights Day, with a signing ceremony opening the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The Protocol would legally bind countries to uphold CEDAW in every detail, which would include upholding the “reproductive rights of women” (including abortion), and would also include targeting any “culture and tradition” which stands in the way of this militant agenda.  A press release from the UN yesterday explained that “By accepting the Optional Protocol, a State would recognize the […]
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FALSE CLAIMS OF THREATS BY PRO-LIFERS EMBARRASS SCOTTISH MINISTER

EDINBURGH, Dec 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One day after Scottish Health Minister Susan Deacon lashed out at pro-lifers calling them “extremists” who need to “back off,” a senior aide to another MP lied to the press claiming that Deacon had received death threats and was under the protection of Special Branch officers. The lie, coupled with a smear campaign against the leader of the recently formed pro-life group Precious Life Scotland, may have caused Jim Dowson, the group’s leader to resign over the weekend. The truth emerged when the Special Branch denied they were guarding Deacon and it was also revealed […]
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UN AND IMF PRESSURE LEAD TO FAMILY VALUES REVERSAL IN KENYA

KENYA, Dec 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last Tuesday, Kenya’s President Moi advocated condoms to fight AIDS.  “The threat of Aids has reached alarming proportions and must not be treated casually; in today’s world, condoms are a must,” he said at the University of Nairobi speaking at a graduation ceremony. His sentiments are a complete reversal from his public stand a week before when he was quoted by the press as saying that it would be morally wrong for him or the government to advocate the use of condoms as a way of controlling Aids. The President has also established a National […]
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ACTION ITEM ON FREE, NON-PRESCRIP “EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION”

SAULT STE. MARIE, Dec 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSite reported yesterday that this week the Algoma Health Unit (AGU) began giving out free doses of the abortifacient morning-after pill to women without a doctor’s prescription in it’s Sault Ste. Marie (Ontario) office. LifeSite has learned that the AGU is practicing deception in its description of the drugs. The AGU refuses to admit the drugs are abortifacient since, they say, it does not work after a woman is pregnant. When pressed, a worker said that they are using “the scientific definition of pregnancy” which the individual falsely claimed begins at implantation. Readers […]
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DE-POPULATION EXTREMIST TO SPEAK AT CATHOLIC CONFERENCE

VICTORIA, BC, Dec 7 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Notorious population control advocate and radical environmentalist David Suzuki is scheduled to be a keynote speaker at a joint convention of the Catholic Health Association of Canada (CHAC) and the Salvation Army. The convention is to be held in Victoria from April 8-11, 2000. According the CHAC, “The convention will reflect on the provision of health and social services for the new millenium in the context of the faith-based Jubilee themes.” Suzuki, popular for his television show on CBC, the Nature of Things, is known for his fear-  mongering on overpopulation. Spouting debunked theories […]
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