CANADIAN PHYSICIANS FOR LIFE ON MORNING AFTER PILL

OTTAWA, Apr 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadian Physicians for Life, a non-profit, charitable organization of Canadian physicians dedicated to life, noted in a recent press release that “the common description of the MAP [morning after pill] as emergency contraception fails to accurately describe its abortifacient action and is misleading the public.” “The confusion is aggravated,” they continue, “by the current attempt to re-define pregnancy as occurring after implantation.” The good doctors warn that “the potential long-term impact of these high hormone doses, especially when used repeatedly, is worrisome and not being adequately addressed.” They warn further that making the drugs available […]
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CORRECTIONS

The picket today outside Shire Pharmaceutical is in Oakville, just north of the QEW at Trafalgar Road, is organized by Halton Pro-Life, not Hamilton.  For more info call (905) 632-3232 The article in the Globe and Mail mentioned yesterday which attacked pro-life pharmacists mentioned specifically the group Concerned Pharmacists for Conscience (CPC) not Pharmacists for Life.
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PAPAL APPROVAL RATING STRONG AMONG CANADIANS

OTTAWA, Apr 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Contrary to the liberal media and liberal church leaders’ portrayal of Pope John Paul II as sadly out of touch with ordinary people, Canadians and especially Canadian Catholics overwhelmingly approve of his spiritual leadership. John Paul, has used every opportunity to emphasize the great need for a return to natural law moral principles as necessary for healthy societies and to safeguard democracy. Despite these politically incorrect views he was given an 84 percent approval rating by Canadian Catholics and a 66 percent approval by Canadians generally according to an Angus Reid Poll reported on by […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

Catholic World News reports that the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a proposed law that would ban federally-licensed doctors from prescribing drugs for assisted suicide. The measure is targeted at Oregon’s first-in-the-nation law legalizing doctor-assisted suicide by preventing doctors from administering federally-controlled drugs.  Instead, the bill promotes better pain management for terminally-ill patients. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) which is representing the Scouts warns that the Supreme Court hearing into the Boy Scouts homosexual case is of utmost importance to Christians. ACLJ says the Boy Scouts are a private not-for-profit organization, not a public tax-funded organization […]
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POSITIVE DEVELOPMENTS ON PRO-ABORTION MARCH OF WOMEN

HAMILTON, Apr 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSite has learned that the Most Reverend Anthony Tonnos,  bishop of Hamilton, has responded to news reports in the past couple of weeks revealing the abortion, lesbian and other radical objectives of the March of Women 2000. An expose by LifeSite revealed that the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP)  had donated $110,000 to the March and that the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB)  and the Catholic Women’s League were also endorsing the March. In an April 19 letter to a concerned member of his diocese, Bishop Tonnos wrote: “The CWL in […]
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“PRO-LIFE” TOM LONG DECLARES ALLIANCE LEADERSHIP CAMPAIGN

OTTAWA, Apr 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ontario Tory strategist Tom Long officially declared his candidacy for leader of the Canadian Alliance party yesterday, carefully dancing around questions on abortion and homosexuality. While Long claims to be pro-life and pro-family, a careful examination of his statements show his words to be shallow. The Globe and Mail reports that “Mr. Long went out of his way to insist that he would never allow his own personal views to influence government policy. … He does not believe Parliament should concern itself with such matters.” Pro-life, pro-family leaders warn that this is a dangerous position. […]
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ARBITRARY RULE CHANGE CAUSES ARRESTS OUTSIDE US SUPREME COURT

WASHINGTON, Apr 28 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an unbelievable maneuver, 22 pro-lifers were arrested outside the US Supreme Court Tuesday while giving witness to the very procedure under deliberation – partial-birth abortion. The arrested pro-lifers had obtained specific approval for their signs and display weeks in advance of the demonstration but were nevertheless hauled off in handcuffs and held in custody for 12 hours. WorldNetDaily reports that the pro-lifers were demonstrating two days prior to the case’s Tuesday commencement without incident, but on Tuesday they were approached by court police and told of a new regulation written that morning which made […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Canadian Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Organization for Life and Family (COLF) is marking this Jubilee Year 2000 with the publication of a leaflet entitled A Child Gives Life to Love and Love to Life! The leaflet emphasizes the important place of the child within our society and invites families to appreciate and celebrate life by reflecting on the miracle of each and every child who is “a promise of grace and a blessing.” The document describes the arrival of a child as “the birth of a family” and the family as “the oldest of social organizations” and “a work in […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

A pro-life picket outside Shire Pharmaceuticals, the Canadian distributors of the PREVEN abortifacient morning after pill, is being held in Hamilton on Friday, April 28. For more info call Hamilton Pro-Life at (905) 632-3232 The Globe and Mail featured a propaganda piece by Planned Parenthood’s Joy Thompson attacking an Alberta bill which would give pharmacists a right to refuse to dispense abortifacient ‘emergency contraception.’ In the article Thompson claims that Pharmacists for Life is misinforming the public about the abortifacient nature of the pills. She fails to mention that she is using the new pro-abortion re-definition of conception which says […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

WorldNetDaily reports that the US Supreme Court Wednesday heard oral arguments in a case that will determine whether or not the Boy Scouts of America have the right to exclude homosexuals from leadership positions. The case, Boys Scouts of America v. Dale, comes from the New Jersey Supreme Court, which ruled the Scouts policy discriminatory.  Pro-Life pickets in Denton Ohio have been successful in getting an abortionist to close her abortuary. Pro-lifers will continue to pray for her conversion. (Pro-Life E-News) 
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