WELL-KNOWN ARIZONA ABORTIONIST ARRESTED ON SEXUAL ASSAULT

Clinic Workers Who Witnessed Sex Abuse Did Not Report Until Police Investigation PHOENIX, October 25, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Dr. Brian Finkel, and abortionist and well-respected and powerful figure in Arizona, was arrested at his home Wednesday morning by police and is being held in jail on a bond over $200,000. Finkel, 51, who owns the Metro Phoenix Women’s Clinic, has been indicted for 16 counts of sexual abuse and one count of sexual assault. The charges involve 9 patients, dating back to 1993 and continue through August of this year. Police found Finkel carrying a gun on his hip and […]
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SENATE APPROVES FOREIGN AID BILL NIXING MEXICO CITY POLICY

WASHINGTON, October 25, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a $15.6 billion foreign aid bill. The bill passed 96-2 even though it contains a provision to reverse President Bush’s Mexico City Policy, which bans funds from organizations, which provide and promote abortion. The companion bill which passed the House in July did not contain the pro-abortion provision. Reuters reports that the provision will be fought out when House and Senate negotiators meet to resolve differences in the bills. See the Reuters coverage:  https://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/nm/20011024/pl/congress_budget_foreign_dc_1.html
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

The number of abortions performed in Illinois last year increased by almost 3 percent compared with 1999. Illinois residents obtained 41,483 abortions in 2000 and 41,509 in 1999. Out-of-state residents obtained 5,488 abortions in Illinois last year.  https://www.sj-r.com/news/Tuesday/l.htm The Alabama Pro-Life Coalition Education Fund won approval Tuesday for an official Alabama license plate proclaiming “Choose Life”. The Legislature’s License Plate Oversight Committee approved the bright yellow tag 6-3.  https://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20011024/us/brf_abortion_license_plate_1.html
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TORONTO GAY PRIDE PARADE NUMBERS “GREATLY EXAGGERATED”

Toronto police give parade participants blanket exemption from indecency law The September/October Reality magazine by REAL Women if Canada slams the Toronto Police and provincial legal authorities for giving special legal protection to participants in the annual gay pride parade who have now started to parade totally nude. As well, Reality states that the Toronto press has greatly exaggerated the numbers attending the parade. Media reports gave attendance numbers of 750,000 to 1,000,000 whereas the actual number says Reality can be generously set, at most, at approximately 154,000. If the higher figures were correct, says the article, “the crowds would […]
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MEXICAN PRO-ABORTION POP STAR ACCUSED OF OPERATING PEDOPHILE SEX RING

MEXICO CITY, October 24, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Mexican pop star Gloria Trevi, whose mass popularity in the early 1990s led to her being called Mexico’s Madonna, has been arrested on charges of operating an under-age sex ring. Trevi, whose on-stage acts and lyrics promoted abortion rights and contraception, is being held in a prison in Brazil and trying to avoid extradition to Mexico where she will face charges. The London Independent reports that Trevi – along with Sergio Andrade, her manager, and Mary Boquitas, the lead singer in Trevi’s first band – is accused of holding teenage backing singers captive […]
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UNFPA POSTER SPICE GIRL PRODUCES GRAPHIC SEX WEBSITE FOR UNDER 16’s

Drumming Up Business for Abortion Industry Leader LONDON, October 24, 2001 (LSN.ca) – United Nations Population Fund Goodwill Ambassador, and former Spice Girl, Geri Halliwell has launched a sex website targeted at children under 16 years of age. The site promotes abortion, masturbation and oral sex among youth. The trailer on the site, “LIKE IT IS” reads: “Sick of reading stuff on SEX that doesn’t tell you what you really want to know? Well LIKE IT IS isn’t like that… we’ll tell you everything you need to know EXACTLY AS IT IS … with no frills, no judgments and definitely […]
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SOUTH AFRICAN MP MOVES MOTION AGAINST PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Says Planned Parenthood Worse Than Any Terrorists PRETORIA, October 24, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In the National Assembly today, Cheryllyn Dudley, MP for the African Christian Democratic Party and Member of the Health Portfolio Committee, presented a Notice of Motion against Planned Parenthood. The text of the motion moved on behalf of the ACDP was that the House: “Notes with horror that while the world focuses on fighting terrorism the bigger enemy of the human race escalates its diabolical activities with virtually no opposition; Condemns the actions of Planned Parenthood in New York and the United Nations Population fund, who are […]
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CANADIAN ANTI-TERROR LEGISLATION CONTAINS HATE-CRIME SECTION

OTTAWA, October 24, 2001 (LSN.ca) – According to an Oct. 15 press release and backgrounder posted on the Justice Dept. web site, the proposed anti-terrorism legislation will: —amend the Criminal Code to eliminate online hate propaganda and create a new offence of mischief against places of religious worship or religious property; and —amend the Canadian Human Rights Act to extend the prohibition against hate messages beyond telephone messages to include all telecommunications technologies The changes have startled free speech activists, who suggest that the government’s interpretation of hate propaganda might be used to hamper free speech. The concern is shared […]
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UNICEF HALLOWEEN BOX DONATIONS USED TO FUND PRO-ABORTION ACTIVISM

NEW YORK, NY, October 24, 2001 (LSN.ca) – “Parents would be scandalized to know UNICEF actively promotes abortion and sexual rights to children,” said Anna Halpine, president of the World Youth Alliance (WYA). “On top of that, the realization of these goals and programs are largely fueled by donations obtained from children trick-or-treating for UNICEF programs each Halloween.” Halpine, a former Campaign Life Coalition leader and WYA founder, noted that UNICEF was founded in 1946, to help starving children after the destruction of World War II, in a WYA press release last year. She noted that over the past couple […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

CITY OF TORONTO LOOKING FOR WOMEN TO TEST FEMALE CONDOMS The Toronto health department is advertising for 200 women aged 19 to 45 to participate in a study of female condoms. Since June the city has spent some $80,000 promoting and testing the condoms. (Globe and Mail October 23, 2001)
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