FINANCIAL POST COLUMNIST DISPLAYS EXTREME INTOLERANCE

TORONTO, Jan 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Diane Francis, an influential columnist of the Financial Post, has once again demonstrated her liberal extremism in a recent article attacking Canadian Alliance leader Stockwell Day. In her Jan 20 article, “The Alliance’s scary preacher has gotta go,” Francis, a competent commentator on many issues, sheds her cloak of moderacy by raving: “I don’t believe social conservatives should hold political power and influence. That’s because they are moral interventionists and totally out of sync with society, which is comprised of social liberals. I believe the social conservatives have a right to their beliefs and […]
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CUBAN PRO-LIFE LEADER SUFFERS TORTURES IN COMMUNIST PRISON

HAVANA, Jan 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Pro-lifers working in Cuba have begged the help of Cardinal Bernard Law, Chairman of the NCCB Committee for Pro-Life Activities, as well as the leaders of the March for Life in the dire situation of Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet, a pro-life leader who has been languishing in Cuban prison since November 1999. In February 1998, Dr. Biscet was prohibited from practicing medicine and was expelled from the Cuban National Health System for denouncing as genocide the massive number of abortions taking place in all maternity hospitals in Cuba. Subsequently Dr. Biscet was arbitrarily detained […]
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AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

WASHINGTON, Jan 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The American Psychiatric Association, which led the revolution to normalise homosexuality in 1973 by deleting the practice from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, has once again adopted a radical activist position – this time by sanctioning homosexual unions. “The American Psychiatric Association, supports the legal recognition of same-sex unions and their associated legal rights, benefits and responsibilities,” says a Dec 10, 2000 press release issued by Dr. Jack Drescher. Drescher, of the APA’s committee on Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Issues. He told New Mass Media in an interview that “children in […]
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BRITAIN GIVES FINAL APPROVAL TO HUMAN CLONING FOR EXPERIMENTATION

LONDON, Jan 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The House of Lords yesterday gave final approval to the much-contested use of human cloning for stem cell research purposes. Despite mass protest by the public, the European Union, religious leaders and pro-life groups internationally, the House of Lords rejected, 212 to 92, even a motion to delay the vote to allow for more debate on the issue. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) in the UK denounced the decision, criticizing also the bizarre decision of the Lords to look into matters of ongoing concern after the vote. Anthony Ozimic, SPUC’s […]
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PRAYERS FOR SUCCESS AND ‘ETHICAL’ BUSH PRESIDENCY

WASHINGTON, Jan 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – President George Bush commenced his new role with an interfaith service praying for blessings for his presidency and his family. Rev. Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham, addressed the Bush family and gathered supporters in the Episcopal Washington National Cathedral, calling on the President to “ignite the soul of America.” Cardinal-Elect Theodore McCarrick – archbishop of Washington – Rabbi Samuel Karff, Greek Othodox Bishop Demetrios, the Rt. Rev. Jane Holmes Dixon – the bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Washington, and the Very Rev. Nathan D. Baxter – dean of the cathedral – also […]
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CARDINAL-ELECT EGAN SAYS DON’T TOLERATE INACTION ON ABORTION

NEW YORK, Jan 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In his first major sermon after he learned of his selection to become a cardinal, New York’s Archbishop Edward Egan argued vigorously for the life of the unborn. During his homily, he stressed that the right-to-life was “common sense and a fundamental of civilized law.” He condemned the use of the word “choice” in advocating abortion as “verbal trickery.”“There is something in a woman when she’s pregnant … that gives every indication of being a human being – a beating heart, fingers and toes,” Egan said. “Until you can prove it is other […]
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US PRESIDENT BUSH BEGINS WITH PRO-LIFE LEGISLATION

WASHINGTON, Jan 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – President George Bush is already beginning to remake Clinton’s America. Only two days after his inauguration, a renewed emphasis on Christianity, life and family seems to be emerging from the holder of the most powerful office in the world. During his inauguration speech Bush spoke of links between religious-based charities and government and spoke of the duty “to affirm the dignity of our lives and every life.” Already the media is reporting that Bush is within days of issuing an executive order reinstating the US policy not to fund organizations which commit and lobby […]
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PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS TO PRO-LIFERS AT ROE V WADE ANNIVERSARY

March for Life a Huge Success WASHINGTON, Jan 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – As hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers gather to March for Life today, President George Bush sent a message of support via pro-life Rep. Chris Smith saying: “The promises of our Declaration of Independence are not just for the strong, the independent or the healthy. They are for everyone, including unborn children.” Today is the 28th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States. “We share a great goal, to work toward a day when every child is welcomed in life […]
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SUPREME COURT TO DECIDE ON CHILD PORN IN CANADA FRIDAY

OTTAWA, Jan 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Supreme Court of Canada will announce its judgment in the case of child pornography dealer John Robin Sharpe at noon on Friday, January 26. The case reviews the BC Supreme Court decision, which struck down the provision in Canadian law against possession of child pornography, claiming that it violated freedoms enshrined in the Charter of Rights. The public demanded immediate action to reverse the decision, but the Liberal government in Ottawa voted down an opposition motion designed to approve the use of the notwithstanding clause to quash the decision and maintain the law […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The Telegraph reports that the House of Lords in England may thwart the plans of the Blair government to allow cloning of human embryos for research purposes.  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/et?ac=000142592815120&rtmo=r9EmbDFX&atmo=r9EmbDFX&pg=/et/01/1/22/nclon22.html The Catholic Bishops of Spain have issued a document for their Feb 4 “Day for Life,” which says that society through abortion has turned mothers’ wombs into “death row” for the unborn. Worse yet, their statement said, “a society that legitimizes such an abominable crime like abortion is losing the very sense of human dignity, the basis of fundamental rights and true democracy.”  https://www.ewtn.com/vnews/getstory.asp?number=11518 The Guardian reports that nearly two-thirds of all […]
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