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Conservative News Service reports that a doctor assisted suicide ballot initiative will top the Maine November election ballot, according to the initiative, which reads, “Should a terminally ill adult, who is of sound mind, be allowed to ask for and receive a doctor’s help to die.” The American Family Association reports that Amazon.com is now offering a book which promotes men having sex with young boys. “Understanding Loved Boys And Boylovers” attempts to portray men who prey on young boys as “sincere, concerned, loving human beings who simply have a sexual orientation that is neither understood nor accepted by most […]
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INTERNATIONAL HOMOSEXUAL MOVEMENT AND THE UN

NEW YORK, May 31 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA), based in Brussels, Belgium is pushing for the United Nations to implement an additional UN Charter just for homosexuals.  The World Congress for Families reported last week that the group has outlined a 15-year strategic plan to “eliminate all discrimination and oppression against LGBT [lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual] people by he year 2015 everywhere on this planet.”  One of the components in the plan involves the UN adopting a homosexual UN Convention by 2007. The group has been accorded special recognition by the UN. In October […]
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OFFSHORE KILLING: EUTHANASIA BOAT IN THE WAKE OF ABORTION

SYDNEY, May 31 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Just days after the news of a similar proposal regarding abortion,  Austalian euthanasia activist Philip Nitschke said Wednesday he plans to euthanize people on a boat anchored in internatinoal waters.  Wanting to thwart laws against euthanasia, Nitschke, the Australian Dr. Death, said he had sought legal counsel on the death-ship idea and had parties interested in supporting the venture. Agence France Presse reports that Nitschke was in London, England this week to display his “Death Machine” at the Science Museum.  The museum explained its acceptance of the death dealing contraption saying “Our aim in acquiring […]
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ABORTION-HOLOCAUST COMPARISON OKAYED BY GERMAN COURT

KARLSRUHE, Germany, May 31 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A German federal court has ruled that pro-lifers have the right to compare the Nazi Holocaust to the abortion holocaust.  Freedom of expression on the issue was nearly quashed when a lower court ruling had ruled a pamphlet saying “Yesterday the Holocaust. Today the Babycaust,” illegal.  Agence France Presse reports that while the current ruling did say the comparison was not illegal it did say it was improper. (with files from Pro-Life E-News)
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ABORTIONIST ‘DR. ZORRO’ GETS ONLY PROBATION

NEW YORK, May 31 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Abortionist Allan Zarkin, who is known as Dr. Zorro for having carved his initials into the abdomen of a patient while acting as an ob/gyn performing a caesarian section, was given only probation as punishment.  Yesterday a deal was reached with prosecutors which would see Zarkin banned from medicine and required to see a psychiatrist twice a week. Zarkin’s lawyer claimed his client has Pick’s disorder which clouded his judgement leading to his assault on his patient.  Zarkin’s carving victim Dr Liana Gedz settled out of court for US $1.75 million. See earlier LifeSite […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Law Commission of Canada is recommending that the government allow relationship benefits for any Canadians living in interdependent relationships – including siblings, close friends or those cohabiting for mutual support.  The Ugandan Medical Association voted Thursday to oppose the legalization of abortion in the county. The Washington Post reports that Rome’s mayor said Monday he was yanking the city’s sponsorship of July’s Gay Pride events, which the Vatican doesn’t want taking place during the Holy Year called by Pope John Paul II.
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ISRAEL’S TOP COURT OKAYS HOMOSEXUAL PARENTHOOD

JERUSALEM, May 31 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Monday, Israel’s Supreme Court ruled that two lesbians could be legally registered as the mothers of the same child in a decision denounced by faithful Jewish leaders. Nicole and Ruti Barnea-Kadish, lesbian activists living in Tel Aviv were granted legal parent status of Ruti’s four-year-old son, Matan conceived through in vitro fertilization with an anonymous sperm donation.  The Globe and Mail reported Tuesday that the pair originally registered as parents of the child in California, which allows such registrations and then applied for similar registration in Israel. Rabbi Haim Druckman, a National Religious Party […]
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CANADIAN PROFESSOR CANNED FOR BEING NON-FEMINIST

WINNIPEG, May 30 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Henry Makow, PhD, 50, a former lecturer in the English department at the University of Winnipeg, has filed a complaint with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission alleging discrimination on the basis of his political beliefs, and his sexual orientation. He is heterosexual. Dr. Makow, the inventor of the popular board game Scruples, has been let go by the University of Winnipeg over being a “non-feminist.” University President Constance Rooke, told him he was “anti feminist” and that “anti feminists are anti-women.” Dr. Rooke informed Dr. Makow that his teaching services would not be retained […]
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Sister Jeannine Gramick and the Rev. Robert Nugent who ran New Ways Ministry a mission to homosexuals which contradicted the teachings of the Catholic Church (by accepting homosexual sex)  were ordered not to speak publicly on their work this week. Sr. Gramick said she would not obey the Vatican order and Fr. Nugent is considering his response. Democratic Congressman Loretta Sanchez is being criticized by conservatives for scheduling a fundraiser at the Playboy mansion near Los Angeles.  On Friday a federal judge refused to issue an injunction against a new Florida law that bans partial-birth abortions following a lawsuit challenging […]
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LIBERAL GOVERNMENT DONATES $10K TO PORNOGRAPHIC FESTIVAL

MONTREAL, May 30 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSite has discovered that Sheila Copps, the federal Minister of Canadian Heritage has given 10,000 taxpayer dollars to the 2000 edition of the Montreal Fringe Festival to take place from June 9 to 18, in Montreal. The scandal of such frivolous use of public monies is compounded by the fact that the festival is pornographic and attacks traditional sensibilities. The festival productions include:  Burning Sensation, a telethon for crotch rot, with Bob Loblaw June 11 P.S. 69 – a “tale of a New York City public school substitute teacher/exotic dancer”  SMACKED..GRASSED..CRACKED which offers discounts to […]
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