UK MOM GIVES UP LIFE TO SAVE UNBORN CHILD

NEWPORT, October 31, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A 32-year-old South Wales mother sacrificed her own life to save the life of the child she carried in her womb. Cheryl Anderson was diagnosed with cancer when she was two months pregnant, and refused an abortion and even went without pain relief in case it damaged the baby. The Daily Mail reports that at six months, doctors performed an emergency Caesarean. Cheryl came round from the anaesthetic long enough to hear the news that her daughter had survived the traumatic delivery. Hours later, Cheryl slipped away in her husband’s arms. Read the story […]
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BUSH THREATENS VETO OF BILL CONTAINING PRO-EMBRYO RESEARCH CLAUSE

WASHINGTON, October 31, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Congressional Pro-Life Caucus reports that resident George W. Bush has threatened to veto a Senate bill which includes a clause in favour of embryonic stem cell research (ESCR). President Bush released a Statement of Administration Policy on the Senate Labor, Health, Human Services and Education Appropriations bill that is currently before Congress. The Bush administration’s position is clear that the President would veto the bill if the Senate language, written by pro-ESCR Sen. Arlen Specter, is included in the final bill. According to John Cusey, of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, “the President deserves […]
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CORRECTION

LifeSite incorrectly referred to Lib. MP Lynn Myers (Parliamentary Secretary to the Solicitor General of Canada) as “she” in yesterday’s story on the Parliamentary euthanasia debate. Myers is a man. LifeSite regrets the error and any confusion it may have caused.
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

SMOKING HAMPERS CONCEPTION   Reuters reports that women who smoke while trying to conceive a child, take longer to conceive than non-smokers. A new study released Wednesday by scientists at the Institute of Health Sciences at Oxford University showed it took smokers almost two months longer to become pregnant than women who had never smoked or those who had quit more than a year earlier.  https://abcnews.go.com/wire/US/reuters20011031_14.html THAILAND MEDICAL ASSOCIATION HARPING FOR MORE ABORTIONS   The Medical Association of Thailand held a meeting of medical and legal experts on loosening the abortion law to allow more abortions. Draft legislation to allow […]
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CLONES OF ADULT MONKEYS INDICATE HUMAN CLONES MAY ALSO BECOME A REALITY

PITTSBURGH, PA, October 31, 2001 (LSN.ca) – It is reported that American scientists have successfully created rhesus monkey embryos by cloning adult monkeys. The successful cloning attempts have raised renewed fears of human reproductive cloning since it was believed that cloning primates would be far more difficult than other species such as sheep and goats. Professor Don Wolf, of the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, said: “We have been working with somatic cells and believe that success is just around the corner as the cloned embryos created from them are growing well in vitro.” Wolf is expected to attempt implantation […]
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UNIVERSITY OF UTAH CATHOLIC STUDENTS HOLD PRO-LIFE DEMONSTRATION

SALT LAKE CITY, October 31, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A group of 40 Catholic students from the University of Utah, planted 3,200 crosses in the ground in the University’s free speech area Sunday. Each cross represented 32 abortions that take place in the United States every month (98,000 according to statistics). The group made a procession to the demonstration area carrying candles, crosses and signs proclaiming October “Respect Life Month.” The students passed out pro-life information Monday and Tuesday. Father Rob Reyes, in his first year as the campus Catholic chaplain was impressed by the cross demonstration. “It just makes you […]
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PLANNED PARENTHOOD EXPLOITS FEAR CLIMATE TO ACCUSE PRO-LIFERS OF TERRORISM

NEW YORK, October 31, 2001 (LSN.ca) – CNN’S The Point with Greta Van Susteren aired an episode October 25 called “Tracking The Terrorists” in which Planned Parenthood President Gloria Feldt and another guest slammed pro-lifers as terrorists. During the program Sustern said to Feldt: “Gloria, your organization has been dealing with this type of terrorism for a number of years.” Feldt agreed saying: “But as you say, domestic terrorism is not new to us.” Feldt continued, “And we all need to work together to stop this kind of hatred and bigotry that creates the mindset and the social climate in […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

ACTRESS KATHLEEN TURNER’S PRO-ABORTION ELECTION LITMUS TEST Actress Kathleen Turner spoke at a pro-abortion political activist meeting in Washington Friday. “The first question that should be asked of any political candidate is, ‘Are you pro-choice?’ and we must make it clear that they will be defeated if they aren’t, and all those who have the courage to protect women’s rights will be supported,” she said.  https://www.washtimes.com/metro/20011030-85999784.htm
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HOSPITAL WITHIN A HOSPITAL CREATED TO SIDESTEP CATHOLIC REGULATIONS

MILWAUKEE, October 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In order to sidestep Catholic regulations, one floor of a Milwaukee Catholic hospital will be called another hospital. The Journal Sentinel reports that after the Columbia/St. Mary’s merger, ob/gyns complained that reproductive health services, such as sterilizations would be cut. The hospital within a hospital notion would allow for such services to be provided, since it would be controlled by another administration. Columbia Hospital’s third floor will thus be turned into a new 45-bed independent birthing hospital called Columbia Center, which will do sterilizations. While Columbia Center says it will not perform abortions, it […]
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ABORTION MISSIONARIES GO TO THE DOORSTEPS OF THE POOR WITH ABORTIFACIENT PILLS

AKRON, OHIO, October 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Planned Parenthood in Akron Ohio is bringing abortifacient morning-after-pills to the “doorsteps of poor women” according to a story in the Akron Beacon Journal yesterday. With a $100,000 grant from a federal fund set up to get women off welfare, the program, which began in May, travels to poor areas bringing “birth control pills, condoms and morning-after pills.” For more see the Ohio.com coverage:  https://www.ohio.com/bj/local/docs/022512.htm
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