STUDY FINDS BIRTH CONTROL PILL LEADS TO INCREASED RISK OF BONE FRACTURES

OTTAWA, October 16, 2001 (LSN.ca) – A study published in today’s release of the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds that the birth control pill is linked to a 20-30% increased risk of bone fractures. The large study looked at a national sample of 524 women aged 25-45 years culled from data of the Canadian Multicentre Osteoporosis Study. It found that the pill was associated with a clinically significant decrease in bone density. The study is likely to be used as more evidence in a UK court trial set for January 2002 where three pharmaceutical companies which manufacture the pill are […]
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FORMER CANADIAN ABORTIONIST NARROWLY ESCAPES CRIMINAL CHARGES IN ENGLAND

LONDON, October 16, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Former Canadian abortionist, Dr. Richard Neale, will not face criminal charges in Britain, it was confirmed on Monday. The Crown Prosecution Service said they did not find enough evidence to convict Neale of criminal recklessness or assault. In July 2000, England’s General Medical Council found Neale guilty of incompetence and negligence. He was found guilty in 36 out of 37 cases brought against him. He was also found guilty of lying about his qualifications and being rude to the women he treated. Reports detailed how Neale was dubbed “Bloody Dr. Neale” and “the Butcher” […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

Boston’s Cardinal Bernard Law spoke to a crowd of 3,500 at the 15th annual walk by Massachusetts Citizens for Life Sunday.  https://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/288/metro/Law_speaks_against_abortion_at_march+.shtml On Sunday California Gov. Gray Davis (D) signed two laws allowing pharmacists to dispense abortifacient morning after pills, homosexual marriage-like benefits, and publicly fund more security at abortion clinics.  https://latimes.com/news/local/la-000082145oct15.story?coll=la%2Dheadlines%2Dcalifornia%2Dmanual Newsmax.com reports on a just released book about the Clintons’ last days in office, by Barbara Olsen, who died in the airliner that terrorists flew into the Pentagon Sept. 11. In “The Final Days,” Olson warned that ex-president Bill Clinton’s pardons of terrorists in New York City “sent […]
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KOPP LOSES EXTRADITION APPEAL – MAY APPEAL ONCE MORE

RENNES, France, October 15, 2001 (LSN.ca) – James C. Kopp, accused of killing abortionist Barnett Slepian has lost his extradition appeal in France. Kopp’s Buffalo attorney Paul J. Cambria said, “Ultimately, I want him back here, and he wants to come back here to fight these charges. But his French attorney has been telling him to keep fighting extradition, because he couldn’t possibly get a fair trial in this country.” Acting U.S. Attorney Kathleen M. Mehltretter said Friday that Kopp lost an appeal last week in France’s highest judicial court, “but he can still make one more appeal to the […]
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CHILE TO DISTRIBUTE FREE ABORTIFACIENT MORNING AFTER PILL

SANTIAGO, October 15, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Chilean Health Minister Michelle Bachelet announced Thursday that health care officials will distribute the abortifacient morning after pill, Postinor-2, free of charge. The decision comes as a surprise since Chile’s Supreme Court banned a similar morning after pill on August 30. However, the ruling reflects an appeals court ruling Wednesday which permitted the new pill. The same day that the Supreme Court in Chile banned the morning after pill -Postinal – since it can cause an abortion, the Ministry of Health approved Postinor-2 arguing that the court only banned a certain brand-name of abortifacient […]
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HOME SCHOOLED CHILDREN HAVE BETTER SOCIAL SKILLS SAYS STUDY

VANCOUVER, BC, October 15, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Home schooled children are, on average, more academically and socially advanced than public and private school students, according to a new study, “Home Schooling: From the Extreme to the Mainstream”, released last week by The Fraser Institute. Contrary to the concerns of the educational establishment, the typical home schooled child participates in a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including afternoon and weekend programs with public school students, day-time field trips and co-operative programs with groups of other home schooled kids. Ninety-eight percent of home schooled students are involved in two or more outside […]
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NOBEL PEACE PRIZE AWARDED TO UNITED NATIONS AND KOFI ANNAN

UNITED NATIONS, October 15, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded jointly to the United Nations and its Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Friday. Following the award, the organization and its leader were heaped with accolades by world leaders, but given sharp criticism by pro-life leaders. Jim Hughes, National President of Campaign Life Coalition Canada reacted to the announcement of the awards saying, “I’m appalled.” Hughes recalled the atrocious record of the United Nations in promoting abortion through its various agencies UNFPA, UNICEF, UNIFEM, UNDP, and the personal efforts of Kofi Annan to promote population control. UNFPA, in conjunction […]
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FORMER PM TURNER BLAMES PM TRUDEAU FOR ABORTION

TORONTO, October 15, 2001 (LSN.ca) – In an exclusive interview with the Interim newspaper (LifeSite’s parent publication) former Prime Minister John Turner would not accept any blame for bringing abortion to Canada but insisted that the blame belonged to his predecessor, Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. The September issue of Interim carries the front-page interview with Turner during which he said, “You have to blame Trudeau for that.” Interim co-editor Paul Tuns, who interviewed Turner for the story, told LifeSite that Turner was very candid and permitted the remark about blaming Trudeau saying, “I have nothing to lose from the Liberal […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

CLINTON NEGLECT CONTRIBUTED TO TERROR ATTACK   The former highest-ranking intelligence officer in the U.S. Energy Department indicates the Clinton administrationâs reckless inattention to security throughout government led to last month’s terrorist attack. https://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2001/10/9/183216.shtml See LifeSite special report on Bill Clinton   https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2001/feb/010215a.html LIBERAL GOVERNMENT COMPLETELY IGNORES POTENTIAL TERRORISTS   In today’s Financial Post, Diane Francis reports that 50 Afghanis and Pakistanis without any identification landed at Toronto’s Pearson airport last weekend and were released automatically after claiming refugee status. No one knows who they are or where they are now. In 1999, Francis states the same Liberal immigration Minister, […]
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PLACENTAL CORD BLOOD STORAGE PROGRAMS MULTIPLY

Ethical stem cell source program gaining momentum RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., October 11, 2001 (LSN.ca) – ThermoGenesis Corp. (Nasdaq: KOOL), a company which specializes in materials for cryopreservation of blood components, announced yesterday that it had received a fifth order for their BioArchive System from the New York Blood Center (“NYBC”). The release explained that NYBC’s Placental Blood Program has pioneered the use of Placental Cord Blood (“PCB”) as a source of stem cells for bone marrow restoration for such diseases as leukemia or inherited or acquired diseases of the blood and immune systems. Philip Coelho, CEO of ThermoGenesis Corp said, […]
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