THAILAND: TODDLERS TO BE GIVEN SEX-ED IN SCHOOL

BANGKOK, July 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Department of Mental Health, the Department of Health and the Education Ministry in Thailand have outlined a program which will give sex education to children in kindergarten by 2002. Dr Suwanna Vorakamin of the Family Planning and Population Control Division, told the Bangkok Post that the program is aimed at curbing AIDS.
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Dr. Roger Gosden of McGill University, whose experiments to extract ova from aborted babies were banned in England, is developing a “career” birth control pill, a new contraceptive that would delay menopause at the same time.
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BC GOES TO COURT TO LEGALIZE HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE

VANCOUVER, July 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The radical British Columbia government is attempting to force homosexual marriage on Canada by taking the issue to the BC Supreme Court. The province wants permission to grant marriage licences to homosexual couples. BC Attorney General Andrew Petter made the outrageous statement that, “if the institution of marriage is a positive and beneficial institution for society, and works for heterosexual couples, it should work for same sex couples. … We have no right to deny same-sex couples the same opportunity to participate in that institution.” In fact, research by American psychologist, Dr. Paul Cameron, shows […]
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Landmark Louisiana legislation could permit lawsuits against abortion clinics. Louisiana statute of limitations law can be extended up to ten years to allow women who undergo abortions to file lawsuits against abortion practitioners.  Conservative News Service reports that in the wake of a Supreme Court decision upholding its policy excluding homosexuals from leadership positions, the Boy Scouts of America is finding itself under attack from opponents of the group’s policies. On Capitol Hill, a House Democrat reportedly planned to introduce legislation this week repealing the Boy Scouts’ federal charter, an honorary designation given to the organization in 1916.
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CAMPAIGN LIFE BC LEADER ASKS DAMAGES OF BC MINISTER

VANCOUVER, July 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Campaign Life Coalition BC President John Hof has asked for $25,000 in damages from BC Minister of Women’s Equality Joan Smallwood for public remarks she made associating him directly to the stabbing attack on abortionist Garson Romalis. On July 12, NDP Minister Smallwood told the media: “We know that Mr. Hof, as an example, has attended a conference in the United States with some of the radical groups that have targeted service providers, trying to provide databases with their names, that kind of thing. So we’ve been very concerned about it. We’ve been watching that […]
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US PANEL TO PROTECT BABIES BORN LIVE AFTER ABORTION

WASHINGTON, July 20 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today, a US House panel took up The Born Alive Infant Protection Act of 2000. The debate surrounds what should be done in the case of a botched abortion where the child is born live. A heart-rending presentation to the panel was made by Gianna Jessen, the young pro-life activist who is disabled as the result of an abortion which failed to kill her. Other presentations were made by M.D.‘s and other experts in the field. For the testimonies see: Testimony of Gianna Jessen Testimony of Robert P. George McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence Princeton University […]
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MINISKIRTS TO BE BANNED AS AN AIDS FIGHTING MEASURE

JOHANNESBURG, July 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Swaziland, a southern African country where more than a quarter of all adults are HIV-positive, has banned school girls from wearing miniskirts in an effort to reign in the sexual promiscuity that is spreading the dreaded disease. The London Telegraph quotes an education official as saying that “The ban will go into effect next year and schoolgirls 10 years and older will be required to wear knee-length skirts.” The official said: “We are living in tough times because of HIV/Aids. We need to address the problem of dress code among students because it all starts […]
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UNITED RELIGIONS INITIATIVE BORN JUNE 26

PITTSBURGH, PA, July 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A United Religions Initiative (URI) was officially “born” on June 26th with a signing ceremony of some 300 representatives from a great variety of religions – Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish, and New Age varieties. They joined together for “prayer” and “meditation” and signed the Charter of the URI. Commenting on the meeting a Focus on the Family report said that “the first concrete steps have been taken to forge a ‘one world’ religion.” Tal Brooke, of the Spiritual Counterfeits Project said that “It is, in many ways, our worst nightmare because it’s total syncretism.” […]
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US CARDINAL TO LEAD PRAYER OUTSIDE PLANNED PARENTHOOD ABORTUARY

BALTIMORE, July 29 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Cardinal William H. Keeler, Chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life Activities, and Archbishop of Baltimore, will offer the Respect Life Mass at St. Alphonsus in downtown Baltimore on August 12th. EWTN reports that immediately following Mass the Cardinal will lead hundreds, perhaps thousands of Catholics in a prayerful procession to the local Planned Parenthood abortuary for a Rosary Rally to pray for an end to abortions being performed there. This Respect Life Mass and Rosary Rally is part of a monthly pro-life ministry in the Baltimore Archdiocese to pray for an end to […]
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ABORTIONISTS EXPLOITING STABBING TO PUSH AGENDA

KELOWNA, BC, July 19 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Current developments are confirming LifeSite’s recent prediction that abortion supporters would follow their typical pattern of exploiting a violence incident to obtain specific new advantages. Using the Romalis stabbing incident as justification, a new abortuary opening in Kelowna, BC is seeking the extraordinary precedent of a bubble zone injunction around the hospital which will house the abortion centre, before the abortion centre has even opened. Further, Canada’s most prominent abortionist, Henry Morgentaler, is also exploiting the stabbing and has been receiving extensive media coverage of his demand that the federal government remove health care […]
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