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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MARCH FOR LIFE A HUGE SUCCESS

WASHINGTON, Jan 23, 2001, (LSN.ca) – Tens of thousands of pro-lifers took part in the March of Life yesterday calling for the Roe v Wade 1973 decision which allowed abortion to be overturned. In the hundreds of events leading up to Monday’s March for Life, demonstrations and pro-life speeches and sermons and interviews everywhere provided excellent media coverage. The massive crowd with a huge youth contingent was delighted with the message from President Bush and the announcement that he was re-establishing a law banning US funds from international groups which provide and lobby for abortion. Various religious leaders including newly […]
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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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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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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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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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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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WIFE OF PRESIDENT BUSH SAYS NO TO OVERTURNING ROE V WADE

WASHINGTON, Jan 19, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In a stunning disappointment to U.S. pro-lifers, Laura Bush, wife of President-Elect George Bush was quoted on Friday saying of the Roe v Wade court decision, “No, I don’t think it should be overturned.” Her comments came in response to a question on NBC’s “Today.” There was also some dismay about the comments of Attorney-General nominee John Ashcroft, during the very hostile grilling he has been receiving from the Senate Judiciary Committee and pro-abortion leaders. Ashcroft stated he would not seek to overturn Roe v Wade and would uphold and enforce current laws in […]
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