MORE HOMOSEXUAL QUESTIONS BEING PREPARED FOR CANADIAN CENSUS

OTTAWA, September 27, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Statistics Canada (StatsCan) has stuck a committee to study how to ask Canadians questions to identify their sexual orientation. Not satisfied with having asked to identify whether their relationships were “same-sex” relationships as was done in the last census, StatsCan is looking for more specific information. Homosexual activists on the StatsCan committee, no doubt upset at the tiny number of couples StatsCan found to be “same-sex”, are demanding that census and survey data should cover other sexual orientations. StatsCan’s Pierre Turcotte, chief of housing and family statistics, told the Hamilton Spectator: “There could be […]
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LATIMER DEFENCE PUBLICITY LINKED TO INCREASED CHILD KILLING

Estimate of 20 extra Canadian child deaths per year linked to Robert Latimer’s influence EDMONTON, AB, September 27, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A study completed by Dick Sobsey, director of Alberta’s JP Das Developmental Disabilities Centre, has exposed the apparently deadly effects of the wide and positive publicity given to Robert Latimer’s defence for killing his handicapped daughter Tracy. The study, covered in the September 24 issue of Report magazine, presents evidence linking at least 20 copycat child killings by parents per year to Latimer’s influence. Prof. Sobsey reports that, between 1994 and 1998, the number of children under the age […]
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PRO-LIFERS PURSUING LEGAL ACTION DESPITE POLICE INACTION

Officers Threatened to Charge Victims Rather Than Assailant SUDBURY, ON, September 27, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Rosemary Connell, who heads Show the Truth, spoke to LifeSite today regarding the Sudbury man who attacked the demonstration outside of a high school this past Monday. Connell told LifeSite that the man, who police refuse to name, was captured on video destroying seven pro-life signs after pulling them from the hands of various demonstrators. Connell notes that police had arrived on the scene while the man was destroying 2 of the signs. When three of the pro-lifers were called in by police for a […]
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MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION CALLS FOR CREATION OF EMBRYOS FOR RESEARCH

OTTAWA, ON, September 27, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada (MDAC) appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health yesterday demanding that Canada permit the creation of human embryos specifically for use in experimentation. The macabre suggestion of creating human beings for research , which will lead to their destruction, has been condemned by almost every group involved in the stem cell debate, even those who agree with embryonic stem cell research. In the past MDAC has enjoyed the financial and volunteer support of numerous Christians and Christian organizations. Their anti-life lobby effort yesterday will […]
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NEW POLISH MINORITY GOVERNMENT PROMISES PRO-ABORTION LAW

Ex-communists see abortion as an immediate priority WARSAW, September 27, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Yesterday, the very day the weekend’s election results were made final, the ex-communist SLD ,which won the election but narrowly failed to achieve a majority government, promised to introduce legislation permitting more abortions. Speaking at a news conference Wednesday, Marek Pol Leader of the small Labor Union (UP) party which is allied to the victorious SLD, said, “We believe abortions should be allowed when the woman faces hardship.” Reuters reports that the abortion vote could be tight since, although the SLD-UP coalition is only short a majority […]
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NEW YORK TERROR ATTACKS USED TO PROMOTE INTERNATIONAL COURT

International Criminal Court Told To Ready For Operations By Summer 2002 NEW YORK, September 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Preparatory Committee for the International Criminal Court (ICC) was addressed yesterday by Jozias van Aartsen, Foreign Minister of the Netherlands. Aartsen told the committee that preparations in the Netherlands, where the ICC is to be located, are progressing rapidly to ensure that the Court could begin operations from its very first day, which he said could be as early as the summer of 2002. Aartsen unabashedly used the tragedy of the terrorist attacks to promote the ICC, going so far as […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

In the federal Health Committee yesterday Liberal MPs refused to endorse a motion calling for a ban on human cloning. The National Post reports that the Liberals say more time is needed to consider draft legislation. Ottawa has been trying to come up with a law covering new reproductive technologies for almost a decade. In 1993 a royal commission recommended a ban on human cloning. The Globe and Mail reported Tuesday that Canada’s energy and environment ministers hope to be in a position to endorse ratification of the Kyoto agreement by next May. Natural Resources Minister Ralph Goodale said this […]
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TORONTO MORNING-AFTER-PILL PILOT STUDY BEGINS

Pills now available over the counter at pharmacies in selected areas TORONTO, September 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A pilot study allowing distribution of the abortifacient morning-after-pill direct from pharmacists is underway in 33 pharmacies in the Toronto areas of Rexdale, Scarborough and parts of North York. The Financial Post reported Monday that more than 1000 doses of the abortifacients have been doled out since the June launch of the study. The Post notes that pharmacists receive training to screen women for the drugs. Women accessing the drugs remain anonymous and are asked to fill out forms which are then sent […]
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ESTONIA ALLOWS ABORTION FOR MINORS WITHOUT PARENTAL CONSENT

TALLINN, September 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – On Tuesday, the Estonian government proposed pro-abortion measures that would abolish the need for parental consent for abortions on minors. The government press office released a statement noting that the amendments to the abortion law were proposed on the assumption that when a girl is capable of becoming pregnant she should be able to make her own decisions. (Agence France Presse English Tue 25 Sep 2001 as distributed by Pro-LifeE-News)
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SHAW CABLE MUST APPEAL TO CRTC TO REFUSE EASY ACCESS TO X-RATED HOMOSEXUAL CHANNEL

Homosexual Channel Calls for Boycott of Shaw OTTAWA, September 26, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Canadian government’s broadcast regulator has insisted that cable and satellite companies include a homosexual channel in their regular digital lineup. Shaw Cable, which owns Star Choice, one of Canada’s two satellite companies, presented arguments to the CRTC yesterday defending its position requiring customers to opt in without extra cost to the homosexual channel. The National Post reports that Shaw argued that since PrideVision airs erotica, it would be irresponsible to provide the service to households without their permission. Denis Carmel, a spokesman for the CRTC in […]
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