UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S AND WOMEN’S COMMITTEES PROMOTING ABORTION

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 30, 2001, (LSN.ca) – The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) are two international covenants that created UN committees to oversee member countries’ compliance. However, the UN committees have been stacked with radical feminists who use their positions to badger countries into the acceptance of abortion, and attack family values. Currently the CRC and CEDAW committees are meeting to hear the compliance reports of various countries. Examples of the pro-abortion activism of the Committee “experts” is recorded in the UN’s own reporting […]
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PRO-ABORTION SPEAKER CHOSEN IN HOUSE OF COMMONS

OTTAWA, Jan 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Pro-life Canadians and opposition politicians are hoping for fairness despite the strong pro-abortion stand of newly selected House of Commons Speaker Peter Milliken. Milliken, a Liberal MP from Kingston, Ontario has frequently made known his position in favour of abortion on demand. Campaign Life Coalition records on Milliken indicate that his pro-abortion position has been constant from 1988 to the present. The speaker is supposed to be completely neutral and non-partisan in his rulings, but during the last two parliaments opposition parties protested alleged pro-government bias from the speaker’s chair. The vote for the […]
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CANADIAN PHARMACEUTICAL DUMPS MORNING AFTER PILL

TORONTO, Jan 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Canadian arm of the pharmaceutical company Shire has decided to discontinue distribution of the abortifacient morning-after pill kit called PREVEN. The kit was the first to be approved in Canada specifically as a morning-after-pill, which would act after fertilization to prevent implantation of the embryo. Roberts Pharmaceuticals gained exclusive rights to distribute the drug in Canada and then merged with Shire. Shire explained its move saying it “is extremely disappointed in the lack of demand for the product.” The company notice said: “We are left with no choice but to discontinue PREVEN based […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Canadian Press reports that Ottawa is considering allowing rent-a-womb contracts for low pay. Superdrug a pharmaceutical company in London, England will sell the abortifacient morning-after-pill over the Internet at superdrug.com   https://www.guardian.co.uk/uk_news/story/0,3604,429610,00.html Leading Liberal politician Mac Harb has been quoted as saying he believes that human clones have already been created. “Somewhere, I don’t know in which lab and I don’t know how old they are, but I am sure cloned humans exist,” he said.  https://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_186925.html JAKARTA, Jan 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Governor J.P. Solossa of the Indonesian province of Irian Jaya has revealed that the use of condoms […]
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UNEXPECTED PROTEST OVER PRO-LIFE POSTER A GREAT BENEFIT

OTTAWA, Jan 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – An Ottawa pro-life poster advertising Pro-Life Sunday has gained extensive media attention over the use of a quote from a Dr. Seuss book. The poster, depicted in a Jan. 28 Ottawa Citizen article (see link), showed a tiny six- to eight-week-old embryo under the Seuss quote: “A person’s a person, no matter how small.” The Citizen says that Audrey Geisel, widow of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is upset that the quote is being used and her lawyer is demanding that it be removed. Action Life, an Ottawa pro-life group designed […]
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JUDGE RULES UNBORN CHILD IS OF NO VALUE

CALGARY, AB, Jan 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Justice Patricia Rowbotham of Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench has ruled that a full-term baby which died during childbirth, is not a child and therefore the parents are not due compensation for bereavement in her death. Parents Martin and Mary Bertoia were awarded $60,000 in damages for the admitted negligence of their physician, Dr. Lynn Marriott, but were refused an additional $25,000 for the loss of the baby – Kelsey Lee on the grounds that the law does not consider the baby a child. “The anomaly in this case is if Kelsey Lee […]
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BUSH ADMINISTRATION STATEMENTS BOOST PRO-LIFE SPIRITS

WASHINGTON, Jan 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – On Friday, President George W. Bush said he was against funding for research using aborted babies or human embryos. Moreover, on “Meet the Press” yesterday, Vice President Dick Cheney supported the President on fetal tissue research and also would not rule out efforts to overturn Roe v Wade. Nando Times reported Friday that Bush said, “I do not support research from aborted fetuses,” saying federal money should not be spent on such research. On stem cell research he said, “I believe there’s some wonderful opportunities for adult stem-cell research … I believe we can […]
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STUDY SHOWS NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING BESTS IUD IN REGULATING BIRTH

SHANGHAI, China, Jan 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A Chinese trial has demonstrated the effectiveness of the Billings Ovulation Method (BOM) – a method of natural fertility regulation which can be used to achieve or avoid pregnancy. The study compared the effectiveness of the Intra-Uterine Device against that of the BOM in avoiding pregnancy. The trial involved 1,654 women aged 24-35, with 992 using BOM and 662 using IUDs. Results showed that in the BOM group five women became pregnant due to faulty application of the method, the pregnancy rate being 0.5%, while in the IUD group there were 12 pregnancies […]
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HORRENDOUS INDUSTRY HUNGER FOR BODY PARTS REVEALED IN BRITAIN

LIVERPOOL, England, Jan 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – New revelations from Britain reinforce reports that have come out over the past few years about a lucrative international market in baby body parts. Alder Hey Children’s hospital and its pathologist Professor Dick Van Velzen have been discovered storing and selling body parts from deceased and even live children without permission from parents. The UK Observer reports today that a Government inquiry on the situation is set to report that some children lost almost all of their internal organs at post-mortem examinations after unwitting parents signed consent forms asking merely for samples of […]
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SUPREME COURT REWRITES LAW TO ALLOW CHILD PORNOGRAPHERS MORE FREEDOM

OTTAWA, Jan 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Supreme Court of Canada ruled today in the case of child pornography dealer John Robin Sharpe. Some pro-family groups have expressed relief that the decision upholds most of the current legal restrictions on child pornography. Others are far less positive and fear the Court has further opened the door to acceptance of such material by finding that Canadian law too severely restricts the freedom of child porn users on at least two points. The 6-3 decision said that the current law’s infringement on Charter rights are for the most part justified. The justices […]
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