UN LANGUAGE DANGEROUS TO NATIONAL SOVEREIGNTY SAYS LAWYER

New York, NY, June 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A lawsuit filed against the Bush administration in US District Court reveals the long-time strategy of pro-abortion organizations to circumvent democratic procedure in the United States and elsewhere, says observer Richard Wilkins, professor of law at Brigham Young University. The suit, filed in US District Court by the pro-abortion Center for Reproductive Law and Policy, seeks to overturn the Bush administration’s reinstatement of the pro-life “Mexico City policy,” which forbids US taxpayer dollars from supporting overseas groups that either promote or perform abortion. In court documents submitted by CRLP, the group describes […]
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CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION ISSUES DOCUMENT ON HOMOSEXUALITY

PEWAUKEE, WI, June 22, 2001 (LSN.ca) – “HOMOSEXUALITY AND HOPE”, a just-released document from the Catholic Medical Association (CMA), addresses a positive program of providing help, support and hope for those homosexual persons who wish to live in union with the Catholic Church. The result of a two-year study by a specially-appointed CMA task force, the report is based on current scientific facts and practice experience of the task force members, which included psychiatrists and other physicians, psychologists, nurse specialists and members of the Catholic Clergy who were engaged in the management and care of homosexual persons. In addition to […]
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LifeSite News Correction – June 20, 2001

Today’s story on the Canadian bank which refused to open an account for a pro-family group incorrectly identified the offending bank as the Bank of Montreal. In fact the bank in question is the Royal Bank of Canada. Below is a corrected version of today’s LifeSite report. ROYAL BANK OF CANADA REFUSES TO OPEN ACCOUNT FOR PRO-FAMILY GROUP MONTREAL, June 20, 2001 (LSN.ca) – LifeSite has learned that the Royal Bank of Canada has refused to open a bank account for a group opposed to the “Gay Games” scheduled for Montreal in 2006. The “No Committee,” consisting of a coalition […]
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PROMINENT HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVIST TAKES BAPTIST CHURCH STAFFER HOSTAGE

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 21, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A prominent homosexual activist, angered by news reports about the stand of the Southern Baptist Convention on homosexuality, held a church staffer hostage Monday until he was subdued by police. Activist Allan Ross, who runs one of the world’s most extensive pro-homosexual websites – usQueers.com, wielded a bottle with a jagged end, threatening to harm David Powell who was at the First Southern Baptist Church in San Diego June 18 cleaning the carpets with his three children. Unknown to the children, Ross held Powell in a church office demanding to see the […]
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PRO-LIFE PROTESTS CAUSE HEART ASSOCIATION TO VEER FROM EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The American Heart Association (AHA) has decided not to fund embryonic stem cell research and concentrate on funding of the more promising and ethical adult stem cells. The Los Angeles Times reports that the policy is a reversal of the AHA’s support for embryonic stem cell research and that the reason for the AHA’s current decision was the pro-life activism of AHA donors and Archbishop Justin Rigali of St. Louis, Missouri. While its leadership was supportive of the embryo research, a flood of protest letters caused the AHA to do an assessment on the […]
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BRITISH PHYSICIAN DOES ABOUT-FACE ON ABORTION-BREAST CANCER LINK

LONDON, June 21, 2001 (LSN.ca) – British physician Thomas Stuttaford, M.D. has reversed his stand on the abortion-breast cancer link, according to a press release by the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer. Last year in an August 14, 2000 issue of The Times, Dr. Stuttaford, authored an article entitled, “Can Abortions Be Linked to Breast Cancer?” In this article, Dr. Stuttaford reassured British women that abortion is a safe procedure. He declared that, “As yet there is no evidence of a causative link between abortion and breast cancer,” and he incorrectly added, “none has been claimed by Professor (Joel) Brind.” Less […]
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BUSH ADMINISTRATION FAVOURS TOTAL BAN ON HUMAN CLONING

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2001 (LSN.ca) – At a hearing on cloning yesterday, the Bush administration came out in favour of a ban on all human cloning, rather than a ban on reproductive cloning only. The Washington Post reports that Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services Claude A. Allen told a congressional subcommittee that any cloning of humans would dangerously open the door to reproductive cloning. The suggested bill banning all human cloning would make such actions a federal crime. Pro-abortion politicians and some scientists are vehemently opposed to a total ban and want to be able to clone human […]
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“GAY PRIDE WEEK” DESCENDS ON TORONTO

TORONTO, June 20, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Last Sunday Toronto commenced one of the world’s largest “Gay Pride Week” celebrations. The week, with many lewd and crude events, culminates in a large parade through the streets of downtown Toronto on Sunday June 23. While Canadian politicians have not yet announced their participation in the parade, official sponsors of the anti-family event include: Labatt Blue Beer, Air Canada, Captain Morgan Rum, Rogers, The University of Toronto, Kodak, HMV.com, City TV and the City of Toronto. See an official list of sponsors of the event:  https://www.pridetoronto.com/sponsors.html
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

CNSNews.com reports that the world’s largest supplier of AIDS-fighting drugs, GlaxoSmithKline, is sponsoring a Gay Pride Month guide, creating a paradox, some say, by endorsing the homosexual behavior that is the leading contributor to the spread of HIV in the United States.  https://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=Culturearchive
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ROYAL BANK REFUSES TO OPEN ACCOUNT FOR PRO-FAMILY GROUP

MONTREAL, June 20, 2001 (LSN.ca) – LifeSite has learned that the Royal Bank has refused to open a bank account for a group opposed to the “Gay Games” scheduled for Montreal in 2006. The “No Committee,” consisting of a coalition of various pro-family groups wants to present the Montreal city government with arguments against the city’s hosting of the “Gay Games.” The issue will be publicized at a press conference on Friday at 10:30am at Place Cr{197}{189}mazie Room 425 in Montreal. Among the participants in the press conference will be Campaigne Quebec Vie President Gilles Grondin and Christian Heritage Party […]
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