UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND PUSHING ABORTION ON AFGHAN REFUGEES

WASHINGTON, November 20, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Population Research Institute (PRI) has confirmed that operatives working for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) are on the ground in Afghanistan, and have been distributing abortion devices and chemicals -disguised in kits marked for safe delivery- in Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan and Iran. PRI President Steve Mosher reports that “Given the great unmet need for food, shelter, water and basic health supplies – along with strong opposition to abortion throughout the Islamic world – the UNFPA’s Afghan refugee operations are gaining little ground against the intended recipients.”“Early reports confirm that war-traumatized […]
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SCHOOL BOARD NIXES ‘WAIT TILL MARRIAGE’ ENCOURAGEMENT In a 6-1 vote, the school board in Frederick Maryland decided Wednesday to take a marriage reference out of the sex education program’s discussion of abstinence. In its stead, the board elected to add language advising that abstinence “is a healthy, safe and responsible decision for adolescents.” The former language called abstinence “appropriate behavior before marriage.”  https://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,38896,00.html ABSTINENCE ONLY FUNDING GOING TO NON-ABSTINENCE ONLY GROUP A member of Congress has asked federal officials to investigate why $91,000 in abstinence-only education funding has been awarded to a Wisconsin group that says on its Web […]
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ALBERTA PREMIER KLEIN REFUSES TO ALLOW DEBATE ON DEFUNDING ABORTION

CALGARY, November 20, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Yesterday Alberta Premier Ralph Klein said that he would not even consider removing abortion from the list of publicly funded “medically necessary” services. “The chances, I believe, are slim and none, said Klein at a press conference. The Edmonton Sun reports that when pressed over whether the issue was still open to debate, Klein said, “No, it’s not. Not at all. No. Full stop.” In the legislature Klein said, “My position is that this is a matter between a woman, her doctor and her God,” and claimed, “It is covered under the Canada Health […]
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NELSON MANDELA RECEIVES HONORARY CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP

OTTAWA, November 20, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Prime Minister Jean Chretien conferred honorary Canadian citizenship on Nelson Mandela in a ceremony Monday. Mandela, who is only the second person to ever receive honorary citizenship, was given the honor in recognition of his leadership against apartheid in South Africa. During the ceremony Chretien said, “In your long walk for freedom and justice you led a mighty struggle against fear and ignorance.” However the worthiness of the honoree is open to question since while ridding the country of apartheid he introduced it to abortion on demand and homosexual benefits. In 1996, Mandela signed […]
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TONY CLEMENT ENTERS ONTARIO PREMIERSHIP RACE

TORONTO, November 19, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Ontario Health Minister Tony Clement announced his candidacy to lead the provincial party and take over as Premier. Clement who plans to run on a campaign promising tax cuts and focusing on his youthful image was asked about abortion at the launch of his campaign. “I’m probably about a 6 or 7 out of 10 on a scale of 1 to 10 on pro-life, pro-choice,” he said in response the questions, explaining that 10 would be pro-life and 1 pro-choice. “I believe there are some instances where the woman’s right to choose does trump […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

ONTARIO PARENTS SURVEYED ON EDUCATION The Ontario government is asking parents what they think about their children’s schooling. A 26-question survey is to arrive in late November as part of the government’s Winter 2001-2002 On magazine. The issue presents an opportunity to advocate fairer taxation for parents who choose private or home schooling for their children.  https://www.canoe.ca/OntQueTicker/CANOE-wire.Ont-Education-Survey.html UK TO INTRODUCE EMERGENCY CLONING LEGISLATION The UK Government is introducing emergency legislation to ban reproductive cloning early next week. Human cloning advocate Dr. Antinori has claimed he hopes to begin cloning humans in Britain.  https://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_1661000/1661438.stm BISHOP REJECTS UNIVERSITY DECISION TO SACK PRO-FAMILY […]
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COLOMBIA APPROVES ABORTIFACIENT MORNING AFTER PILL

BOGOTA, November 19, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Colombia’s Health Ministry has approved the sale of the abortifacient morning after pill. “It is a tool that is cheap and safe,” said acting Minister of Health Miguel Rueda, in a television interview. The Catholic Church condemned the move reminding politicians that taking the pill after intercourse is “direct abortion.” In July the Catholic Church warned doctors, medical practitioners and judges who participate in procuring abortion that they may face excommunication. In a letter signed by all Colombian Catholic bishops, Columbians were called to practice conscientious objection and refuse to participate in the “abominable […]
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G-20 PROTESTERS TRASH FAMOUS OTTAWA PRO-LIFE SIGN

Canadian Media Edit Out Violence Against Pro-Life Billboard OTTAWA, November 19, 2001 (LSN.ca) – News of the violent G-20 protests which took place in Ottawa last week was seen around the globe with coverage mainly by the wire service Agence France Press (AFP). The Canadian Press coverage and the AFP coverage both mentioned that along with smashing windows at two McDonald’s restaurants, masked members of the mob were photographed kicking down Ottawa’s only publicly displayed pro-life billboard. Worldwide coverage, including reports in Africa and Australia included the violence towards the pro-life sign. Canadian media, many which used the Canadian Press […]
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ALASKA PRO-LIFE VICTORY AS SUPREME COURT WILL RE-HEAR CASE ON PARENTAL CONSENT

ANCHORAGE, November 19, 2001 (LSN.ca) – The Alaska Supreme Court has rejected a Superior Court judge’s ruling, which rejected outright a 1997 state law requiring parental consent for abortions. While the justices did not rule in favour of permitting the state law to take effect, they determined, in a 3-2 ruling, that the case deserves to be heard again. The Supreme Court found that Superior Court Justice Sen Tan was wrong to issue a summary judgment in the case without even hearing evidence as to whether the state had compelling interest in requiring parental consent. Such judgments are to be […]
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LEADING CANADIAN FILMMAKERS PROMOTING PEDOPHILIA FILM

TORONTO, November 16, 2001 (LSN.ca) – Fat Girl, a controversial film screened at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival has been banned by the Ontario Film Review Board since the distributors refuse to cut scenes showing a 13-year-old and 15-year-old in nude sex scenes. However, the decision is being appealed with the help of some of Canada’s leading filmmakers. Noah Cowan of Cowboy Pictures, which is releasing the film jointly with Lions Gate Films, has appealed the decision. The National Post reports that he has collected letters of support from several Canadian filmmakers, including David Cronenberg (The Fly), Atom Egoyan […]
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