MORE CONCERNS EXPRESSED OVER CANADIAN ANTI-TERROR LEGISLATION

Law could be abused to target “anti-abortion activities” and other non-terrorists OTTAWA, October 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Commentators from inside and outside Canada have expressed serious concerns regarding the anti-terrorist legislation being proposed in Canada. Writing in the Nov. 5 edition of Macleans, Barbara Amiel states, “As for the new offence of ‘mischief motivated by bias, prejudice or hate’, it can only tie up the courts and encourage frivolous prosecutions and political correctness…Finally, all these proposed laws should have sunset provisions. Otherwise, like the U.S. anti-racketeering statutes they will spill over and end up aimed not at terrorists or organized […]
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ELOQUENT DEFENCE OF LIFE DELIVERED IN PARLIAMENTARY EUTHANASIA DEBATE

OTTAWA, October 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In a debate in the House of Commons Friday, Canadian Alliance MP Jason Kenney made a spirited defence of the right to life in remarks against euthanasia. Kenney spoke to a private members bill on the issue of lenient penalties for those who claim to murder the disabled out of misguided sympathy. The bill was presented by NDP MP Wendy Lill, with Kenney, Grant McNally and Karen Kraft Sloan speaking in favour of the motion. The official government response delivered by Lynn Myers (Parliamentary Secretary to the Solicitor General of Canada), obfuscated by talking […]
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DURING DEBATE ON HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE MP BECOMES 3RD TO ADMIT HOMOSEXUALITY

OTTAWA, October 30, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The motion by NDP MP Svend Robinson to legalize homosexual marriage was debated in the House Monday. During the debate various vocal proponents of homosexual marriage rose to speak to the bill, with one MP using the occasion to publicly reveal her homosexuality. Speaking against the motion were: Alliance MPs James Moore (Port Moody—Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam) and Ken Epp (Elk Island), Conservative MP Norman Doyle (St. John’s East), Liberal MP John Bryden (Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Aldershot). Speaking in support of homosexual marriage were: BQ MP Pierre Paquette (Joliette), Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett (St. Paul’s), and NDP Libby Davies […]
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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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HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE BILL DEBATED IN CANADIAN PARLIAMENT

Gay Games Come To Montreal in 2006 OTTAWA, October 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Members of Parliament are debating a private member’s bill calling for legal homosexual marriage. New Democrat and homosexual activist MP Svend Robinson has repeatedly introduced bills calling for homosexual marriage, the last one on Feb 14. In related news Montreal has been chosen to host the “Gay Games” from July 29 to August 5, 2006. Reacting to the news, Campagne Quebec Vie asked “why give a sexual connotation to what should be a sports activity?” In a press release, the Quebec arm of Campaign Life Coalition said […]
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KOPP LOSES LAST EXTRADITION APPEAL

PARIS, October 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – James Charles Kopp, the American charged with the murder of abortionist Barnett Slepian has lost his last extradition appeal in France. The Cour de Cassation, said Kopp can be returned to the United States for trial since the US has assured that he will not face the death penalty. While Kopp was eager to return to the US to defend himself against the charges he was warned by his French attorney to continue to attempt to avoid extradition. Kopp’s Buffalo attorney Paul J. Cambria said recently, “Ultimately, I want him back here, and he […]
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AUSTRALIAN RELIGIOUS LEADERS JOIN IN FIGHT AGAINST EMBRYO RESEARCH AND CLONING

SYDNEY, October 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – As the Government of New South Wales introduced a bill on human reproductive cloning, Australian religious leaders have come together to forge a document on cloning and embryo research. The open letter to Australia's federal, state and territory governments, includes the signatures of Catholic, Anglican, Baptist, and Jewish leaders. “We ask our political leaders to have regard for the sacredness of all human beings, of whatever level of maturity, dependency or ability. We ask them to support adult stem cell research and to reject a policy of destroying some to treat others,” says the […]
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CONDOM SELLING DOC PROMISES FREE ABORTION IF CONDOMS BREAK

TOKYO, JAPAN, October 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A Tokyo doctor who sells condoms is offering to pay for abortions if the condom breaks. The bizarre scheme called “Girl’s Guard” is the brainchild of Dr. Tsuneo Akaeda who says he will pay for an abortion during the first 11 weeks of pregnancy or on a first-time pregnancy test. The Mainichi Daily News reports that those applying for the free abortion must send in the busted condom to the Girl’s Guard company with a photo of the woman by registered post. If the woman then finds she is pregnant, she must obtain […]
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BILL CALLING FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO PAEDOPHILE RING PASSES SECOND READING

PC MPP Gary Guzzo organizes revolt against cabinet stonewalling TORONTO, October 29, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A private member’s bill calling for a public inquiry into an alleged Cornwall paedophile ring has made it past second reading despite opposition from the Harris cabinet. In an unlikely scenario, several Tory backbenchers broke ranks and voted with Opposition Liberals and New Democrats in favour of the inquiry in a 56-20 vote. The incident marks the first time the Ontario Conservative government has faced successful mass protest from within its own ranks. Conservative MP Gary Guzzo advanced the bill despite attempts by his party […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

THE BIRTH CONTROL PILL HAMPERS SENSE OF SMELL A study published in the November issue of the journal of Human Reproduction finds that women who take oral contraceptives may be less responsive to the scents that attract them to men.  https://abcnews.go.com/sections/living/DailyNews/sex_scents011025.html https://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/health/newsid_1617000/1617974.stm BORN AT 27 WEEKS GESTATION, TINY LESS THAN 1 POUND BABY GOES HOME HEALTHY Halea Maurer, who at birth weighed 12 ounces and was only 10 inches long, was able to go home from hospital Friday. Born June 25, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, the baby went home with no special medical needs weighing 4 pounds, […]
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