GLOBE & MAIL ADS COMPARE PRO-LIFERS TO HOLOCAUST DENIERS

TORONTO, Mar 2, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A new series of ads for the Globe & Mail, a Canadian national newspaper, portray pro-life opinions as being equivalent to racism, holocaust denial and support of child pornography. Three ads the Globe & Mail is currently running on TV in Toronto, whose tag-line is “Everyone has an opinion, but is it informed?,” show a series of people voicing opinions, many of them bizarre and provocative. In the ads, one woman says, “All white people are racists”; a man says that viewing child porn is ok; another man says “The Holocaust? Never happened”. However, […]
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PRO-ABORTION PROPAGANDA FILM TO AIR ON CBC APRIL 8

HALIFAX, NS, Mar 2, 2001 (LSN.ca) – CBC, the Canadian public broadcaster, is again engaging in pro-abortion propaganda with a made for television movie funded by CBC that accuses the pro-life movement of involvement in the murder of abortionists and abortuary staff. CBC plans to air the two-hour film “Chasing Cain” on Sunday April 8, 2001 at 8pm. CBC claims in its press release that the film is “inspired by real life Canadian homicide cases.” The CBC description says the film “follows two homicide detectives investigating a brutal drive-by shooting … of a doctor and a Croatian woman who work […]
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STUDENT PRO-LIFE GROUP INVESTIGATED FOR ‘HATE CRIME’

OTTAWA, Mar 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – An Ottawa pro-life youth group with chapters at the two Ottawa universities has been under intense harassment for their efforts to set up a debate on abortion. Carleton University Womyn’s (sic) Centre objected to the debate after learning that the pro-life side would be represented by famed U.S. pro-life apologist Scott Klusendorf, of Stand to Reason. Ottawa Youth for Life at Carleton U. found themselves accused of ‘homophobia’ since the university’s Womyn’s Centre found that Klusendorf’s website has links to Christian organizations that discuss homosexuality. Like all reliable Christian responses to homosexuality, the sites […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

The Seattle Times reports that a bill introduced in Washington would mandate health insurers to cover abortifacient birth control.  https://seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/SeattleTimes.woa/wa/gotoArticle?zsection_id=  268448412&text_only=0&slug=pills26m&document_id=134270099
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

The National Post reports that Alberta has opened the door to recognizing homosexual unions by not contesting a homosexual man’s “challenge of provincial inheritance laws. This opens the door for same-sex couples to be considered spouses in cases involving wills and estates.”  https://www.nationalpost.com/home/story.html?f=/stories/20010301/488944.html Mark Pickup, one of North America’s strong voices against euthanasia and assisted suicide, has put out a new video. “To be, or not to be—the Human Family (a disabled man’s plea)”, makes a convincing argument for society to reject euthanasia consciousness in favor of inclusive “community” where all human life is welcomed and embraced. Disabled in adulthood […]
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OHIO JUDGE GIVEN TWO-YEAR SUSPENSION ON SUSPICION OF RULING BASED ON PRO-LIFE VIEWS

CLEVELAND, OH, Mar 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – On Monday the Ohio Supreme Court Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline recommended that Patricia Cleary, formerly a Judge of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, should be suspended for two years, with one year stayed. The board accepted the charge that Cleary was partial in the 1998 sentencing of Yuriko Kawaguchi. Kawaguchi, then 21 and over 20 weeks pregnant, attempted to avoid jail by saying she intended to abort her baby and thus should only be placed on probation for her fraud conviction. Cleary rejected the arguments and sentenced her to […]
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NEW JERSEY CATHOLIC FIGHTS TO SAVE LIFE OF HIS FROZEN EMBRYONIC CHILDREN

State Supreme Court To Rule On Right to Life of Embryos CAMDEN, NJ, Mar 1, 2001 (LSN.ca) – On Monday the Supreme Court of New Jersey heard arguments in the case of a Catholic man seeking to protect his frozen embryonic children from death. The parents of the embryos divorced in 1998 after having used in-vitro fertilization to create 11 embryos in 1995.” The ex-husband is arguing that there was an agreement before they underwent in-vitro fertilization that the unborn children created would not be destroyed. He is now asking that the remaining seven frozen embryos be allowed to be […]
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PRO-LIFERS ARRESTED IN ONTARIO AND BRITISH COLUMBIA

TO, Mar 1, 2001(LSN.ca) – Toronto pro-lifer Alex Vernon, who does pro-life sidewalk counselling, was arrested Tuesday while standing outside the bubble zone at Scott abortuary in Toronto. Vernon was arrested by four plain-clothes officers in an unmarked car followed by a marked car that took him to 51 Division where he was held about 6 hours and underwent a strip search. The arresting officers failed to read the injunction as they are required to do. In order to be released, Vernon was made to sign a condition that he would stay away from what amounted to the eastern part […]
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