FIRST VOTE ON SAME-SEX BILL TODAY

OTTAWA, Feb 21 (LifeSiteNews) – The Liberal government has invoked closure on Bill C-23 today,  requiring the first vote on the Bill late in the day. Watch LifeSite for detailed coverage and a link to check the vote of your MP on this crucial legislation. Pro-family groups are encouraging supporters to contact their MP’s on the issue as soon as possible. Although only 4 hours and 22 minutes of debate has occurred, the vote on closure will take place today passed (121-73) in spite of vehement opposition.  The House will vote on Second Reading of Bill C-23 at 6:30 pm […]
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GOV’T BREAKS PARLIAMENTARY LAW WITH HOMOSEXUAL LEGISLATION

OTTAWA, Feb 18 (LifeSiteNews) – Official Opposition Critic for Families, Reform MP Eric Lowther,  accused the Liberal government Wednesday of breaking parliamentary law by providing a copy of Bill C-23, the same-sex partner benefits legislation, to a homosexual activist group prior to introducing it in the House of Commons. Lowther notes that while the Bill was tabled in the House at noon on Feb. 11, he possesses an email sent out by John Fisher, president of Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere (EGALE), with an analysis of the bill, which was distributed over an hour prior to the bill’s first […]
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BC ABORTIONIST ACCUSED OF EXTRA BILLING

VANCOUVER, Feb 28 (LifeSiteNews) – Evidence that a well-known BC abortionist may be extra-billing vulnerable, abortion-bound women, has resulted in a call for an immediate investigation by the authorities. Campaign Life Coalition BC has demanded the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Medical Services Plan of BC launch an immediate independent probe of the circumstances surrounding this case. The details of the case were revealed in the latest (Feb 28) issue of The Report Magazine and involve a teen mother, her partner and Vancouver Abortion Dr. Lorena Kanke. The mother, seeking an abortion, was informed she would need to […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

Pro-Life E-News distributed a report indicating that New Hampshire Sen. Bob Smith is investigating an Overland Park abortuary from which companies removed and marketed tissue from aborted babies for experimentation.  A personal note included with pro-life literature sent to an abortionist has led to harassment charges against a Bettendorf firefighter and his fiancée. The note read “Thought you might what (sic) a free picture of your baby .. Baby Killer”.  A Montana judge has ordered a woman convicted of endangering her unborn child by taking drugs not to get pregnant for ten years. As part of her sentence, Dawn Marie […]
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NEW YORK ABORTUARY CLOSED FOR BREACH OF REGULATIONS

LONG ISLAND, NY, Feb 18 (LifeSiteNews) – Choices Women’s Medical Center, has been closed temporarily after authorities discovered that the clinic performed “hasty” abortions, lacked the required equipment and infection control, failed to properly screen and monitor employees and did not have enough nurses. The abortuary was fined $20,000 and closed until it could rectify the situation. The New York Times reported Wednesday that the abortuary reopened Friday only to close again when it was discovered that the building’s certificate of occupancy does not allow medical procedures. An investigation into the center’s Medicaid billing practices is also underway. Choices gained […]
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LIBERAL AND TORY MPs OPPOSES SAME-SEX GOV’T LEGISLATION IN HOUSE

OTTAWA, Feb 18 (LifeSiteNews) – On Tuesday, the Liberal government stunned many MP’s in the House by beginning debate on the omnibus same-sex legislation only introduced three days before.  In their speeches, MP’s from three parties noted that this hasty call for debate was irresponsible especially since the bill requires amendments to 68 laws, thus requiring several weeks of research for a proper evaluation of all of the proposed law’s ramifications. Interestingly, after she gave her introductory speech on the legislation, Justice Minister Anne McLellan left the House not waiting for any rebuttals. Official Opposition Critic for Families Eric Lowther […]
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CANADA APPROVES ANOTHER ABORTIFACIENT DRUG

MONTREAL, Feb 17 (LifeSiteNews) – On Wednesday of last week, the Canadian government’s Therapeutic Products Programme approved for sale, Plan B, an abortifacient post coital drug to rival Preven. Paladin Labs, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, is a Canadian developer, marketer and distributor of pharmaceuticals currently offering products in urology, dermatology,  rheumatology and other specialty markets. In December 1999, Paladin acquired the exclusive Canadian distribution rights for Plan B(TM) from the Women’s Capital Corporation. Paladin has indicated that it will commence a launch of the new abortifacient in the 2nd quarter of 2000. Paladin Labs has thus been added to the […]
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UN HUMAN RIGHTS HEAD URGES INTERNET BAN ON “INTOLERANCE”

GENEVA, Feb 17 (LifeSiteNews) – Yesterday, Mary Robinson, United Nations High Commissioner for the Human Rights and Secretary-General to the World Conference on Racism, delivered the opening speech at an “expert seminar on remedies available to the victims of acts of racism, racial discrimination, xenopobia and related intolerance.” In her talk Robinson called for legal measures to ensure “non-discrimination” and urged keeping tabs on the Internet in this regard. “I would encourage you to consider and examine different judicial, administrative and other procedures to ensure that the principles of non-discrimination and equality are applied in practice,” said Robinson. From the […]
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ABORTUARY “ESCORTS” CAUGHT BULLYING PRO-LIFERS ON VIDEO

SACRAMENTO, California, Feb 17 (LifeSiteNews) – US pro-lifers using a hidden video camera have captured on tape footage of abortuary “escorts” physically harassing pro-lifers. Lektric.com has put the video on the Internet for global access. The author of the site notes that pro-life sidewalk counselors are often accused of harassing and blocking women trying to enter to get an abortion, often engaging in illegal behaviour.  “These allegations of illegal activity are cited to justify onerous “bubble-zone” ordinances and injunctions that further hinder the opportunity for pro-lifers to exercise their First Amendment rights,” he says. The animated GIFs, on the site, […]
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FETAL PARTS ON 20/20 FEB 25

WASHINGTON, Feb 17 (LifeSiteNews) – LifeSite has learned that the baby parts story exposed by Life Dynamics Inc. will be aired on ABC’s 20/20 program on Friday, February 25, 10pm (EST). Life Dynamics was originally told by the show’s producers that the segment would air Feb 9 but it was rescheduled. On the show, the pro-life “spy”, Kelly, who once worked at abortuaries chopping up and shipping out baby parts to researchers, will reveal her identity. There is some concern that once Kelly is exposed she will be heavily targeted by the pro-abortion movement and perhaps even silenced through lawsuits, […]
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