PRESIDENT BUSH ISSUES MEMORANDUM REINFORCING PRO-LIFE POLICY

WASHINGTON, Mar 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Trumping the attempts of a number of pro-abortion Congressman seeking to undermine the Mexico City Policy President George W. Bush issued a Presidential memorandum reinforcing his pro-life policy late Friday. Rather than an agency announcing the measure, as it was originally, a memorandum issued directly by the President is much more difficult to overturn. The policy, which was re-enacted after President Bush took office, bars US overseas funding to groups which perform and/or promote abortion. For more see the AP coverage at:  https://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20010324/ts/bush_abortion_dc_1.html https://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/abc/20010326/pl/bush_abortion010326_1.html
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The Italian doctor who heads a team set to undertake human cloning has defended cloning in the face of worldwide denouncement. He also slammed the Vatican which has forcefully condemned his proposal.  https://www.cnn.com/2001/WORLD/europe/03/22/human.cloning/index.html The Journal of the Canadian Medical Association has taken up active pro-abortion propaganda in their March 20 issue. An article on “abortion services in Canada” laments the limited access and says erroneously that abortion is a “medically necessary service.”  https://www.cma.ca/cmaj/vol-164/issue-6/0847.asp Zenit News reported that several Latin American countries celebrated the Day of the Unborn Sunday on what is traditionally called the feast of the Annunciation – the […]
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Catholic News Service reports that Bishop John F. Kinney of St. Cloud Minn. has blasted the opening of a Planned Parenthood abortuary in his community. “I am particularly disturbed that they have chosen to do this in a community that is strongly supportive of human life at all stages,” he said. National Review reports that a new Kellyanne Fitzpatrick’s poll shows that a plurality of voters – 48 percent – are pro-life while 41 percent believe that abortion should be generally permitted. The majority believe, that is, that abortion should either be prohibited or allowed only in cases of rape, […]
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BC PRO-LIFERS’ HARASSMENT BY POLICE PART OF GOVERNMENT POLICY?

KAMLOOPS, BC, Mar 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Spurious criminal charges of uttering threats against abortuary workers which were laid against BC pro-life activist Merle Terlesky have been dropped but Merle still faces charges of violating the bubble zone. The Kamloops Daily News reports today that the remaining charges were laid when two women undercover police officers asked Merle for information while they were standing inside the 50 metre bubble zone surrounding an abortuary. The legislation states that anyone protesting abortion outside a clinic cannot do so within 50 metres of the entrance. (The Daily News (Kamloops) Mon 26 Mar 2001 […]
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UK MOTHER ABORTS BABY BOYFRIEND WENT TO COURT TO SAVE

LONDON, Mar 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Stephen Hone, who went to court to try to block the plans of his ex-girlfriend to abort their unborn child, was greatly saddened to learn Sunday that his child had already been aborted. Claire Hansell, the mother of the child said through her lawyers that she had already had the abortion despite the fact that Hone offered to leave his job and raise the child himself. Hone told the media Monday that after a sleepless night thinking of how his child was killed, he said he would go to court to fight for the […]
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MOST EXTREME PRO-ABORTION GOVERNMENT MEASURE IN NORTH AMERICA

VANCOUVER, BC, Mar 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The ruling New Democrat Party in British Columbia has unveiled a government resolution pro-life leaders are calling the “most extreme government measure on abortion in all of North America.” Labour Minister Joy MacPhail is set to present the resolution to “help protect the right of BC women to make their own choices on reproduction” today or tomorrow and it will be subject to a vote in the BC legislature. The resolution includes:  – Increased funding for school and community groups promoting sex education, birth control, and (pro-abortion) counseling – Increased funding for the […]
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SWISS LEGALIZATION OF ABORTION MAY BE STALLED FOR YEARS

GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Switzerland’s upper and lower houses of parliament have completed their voting in favour of legalizing abortion-on-demand for babies up to twelve weeks gestation. The National Council – Parliament’s larger chamber – voted 107-69, and the Council of States, approved the proposal 22-20. The issue has been debated for eight years, since the Socialist party introduced a bill to legalize it. AP reports that the centrist Christian People’s Party – a member of the four-party coalition government – immediately challenged the decision and announced it would collect the 100,000 signatures necessary under Swiss law […]
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BUSH DUMPS ROLE OF BIASED BAR ASSOCIATION IN SCREENING FEDERAL JUDGES

WASHINGTON, Mar 23, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Abortion supporters are in an uproar following President George W. Bush’s decision to end the American Bar Association’s traditional role of pre-screening federal judicial nominees. At the announcement of the decision, White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales said, “it would be particularly inappropriate, in our view, to grant a preferential, quasi-official role to a group, such as the ABA, that takes public positions on divisive political, legal and social issues that come before the courts.” The ABA has become aggressively political in recent years. The organization openly endorses abortion, even opposing parental notification before young […]
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The Washington Times has added its voice to the multitude of sources noting the dirth of mainstream media coverage surrounding the murder, rape and torture of a 13-year-old Arkansas boy by two homosexuals – this despite the frenzy that surrounded the alleged anti-homosexual motivation behind the murder of Matthew Shepard.  https://www.washtimes.com/national/default-2001323224241.htm In San Francisco, the government officially renounced the Truth in Love campaign, which shares the Bible with homosexuals, accusing it of “hateful rhetoric.” Truth in Love was co-sponsored by pro-family groups. The City said that calling homosexuality a sin leads to violence against homosexuals, and the ministries were partly […]
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South Africans are split down the middle over the acceptability of voluntary euthanasia, according to a recent poll. The poll of 2000 conducted in February showed that white respondents were by far more accepting of euthanasia.  https://www.iol.co.za/html/frame_news.php?click_id=125&art_id=  ct20010321092510354E352326 Russian authorities have released statistics noting that Russia is still one of the world’s leading nations in abortions with 2.1 million unborn baby killings reported every year. The article noted that the real figures might be considerably higher.  https://www.russiatoday.com/news.php3?id=316180
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