BUSH PICK FOR HHS SECRETARY TROUBLING, ASHCROFT APPOINTMENT UNSURE

WASHINGTON, Jan 2, 2001 (LSN.ca) – While the liberal media has trumpeted that President-Elect George Bush’s has selected “anti-abortion” Gov. Tommy Thompson as Human Health Services Secretary, pro-lifers should doubt the liberal media’s definition of “anti-abortion.” One indication of the problem with Thompson is the fact that Senator John Ashcroft’s selection as Attorney General is being fought by abortion proponents while Thompson’s appointment is being praised by them. Paige Shipman, legislative director of Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, (where Thompson is Governor) says, “The bottom line is, an appointment under George W. Bush could be much, much worse than Tommy Thompson […]
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CLINTON SIGNS ON TO INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

WASHINGTON, Jan 2, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Outgoing US President Bill Clinton signed the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Sunday January 31, 2000. With the signing Clinton fulfilled the predictions of social conservatives that he would use the last days of his rule to push his socialist agenda. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) blasted Clinton’s decision as “outrageous” and “inexplicable” and called it a “blatant attempt by a lame-duck president to tie the hands of his successor.” While the signature does not constitute final ratification of the ICC (which requires Senate approval) it does commit the […]
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