PRESTON MANNING STEPS OUT OF POLITICS TODAY – SOME SAY SOON TO RETURN

OTTAWA, January 31, 2002 (LSN.ca) – What could have been a triumphant day of retirement today for a champion of the pre-eminent right to lifewas nothing more than a passing stage in the life of another career politician. Preston Manning leaves Parliament today with insiders suggesting he will soon be seen again in politics. While Manning had raised the hopes of Canadian social conservatives he was also a great disappointment, especially in his later years, as he swerved from principles he held so dear in his early political career. Perhaps the high point of Preston Manning’s term as Leader of […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

MICHAEL COREN ON THE CBC Hear Michael’s LifeSite broadcast this week on Peter Gzowski and the CBC.  https://www.lifesitenews.com:7070/ramgen/013002thecbc.rm EUROPEAN COURT SETS DATE FOR ASSISTED SUICIDE CASE OF DIANE PRETTY FOR MARCH 19 https://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_508701.html See related LifeSite coverage: EUROPEAN COURT GIVING TOP PRIORITY TO UK ASSISTED SUICIDE CASE https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2002/jan/020123.html#4 CHILEAN BISHOPS PROTEST PROPOSAL TO RATIFY UN DOCUMENT – SENATE DELAYS MEASURE C-fam reports that the government of Chile recently postponed a senate vote on the UN’s controversial Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), for fear that the senate would defeat its ratification. Jorge Reyes, […]
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TRANSVESTITE QUITS CANADIAN ALLIANCE LEADERSHIP RACE

TORONTO, January 31, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A Toronto transvestite who goes by the name Enza ‘Supermodel’ Anderson has withdrawn from the Canadian Alliance leadership race saying he could not raise the $25,000 needed to run. Yesterday LifeSite reported that his run for the Alliance leadership was funded by big name federal Tory supporters in order to mock the Alliance and former leader Stockwell Day. See yesterday’s LifeSite coverage:  TORY SUPPORTERS PROPPED UP TRANSVESTITE’S MOCK RUN FOR ALLIANCE LEADERSHIP https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2002/jan/020130.html#2 See the Global report on Anderson’s withdrawal from the race:  https://www.canada.com/ottawa/story.asp?id={F0C3B5FB-8CA1-4E2D-B944-422D3FA2FAF7}
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GERMANY ALLOWS EXPERIMENTATION ON IMPORTED HUMAN EMBRYO STEM CELLS

BERLIN, January 31, 2002 (LSN.ca) – On Wednesday the German parliament voted for the first time since the Nazi era to authorize deadly experimentation on human beings – human embryos. In a close vote ending months of heated debate, 340 of 618 deputies voted to allow imports of human embryo stem cells for research. A motion to allow eventual production of embryonic stem cells in Germany was rejected with only 106 votes in favour. German law still forbids the destructive use of human embryos in Germany, but the new law encourages that destruction in other countries in order to service […]
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MEXICO SUPREME COURT RULES ABORTION FOR FETAL DEFORMITY IS CONSTITUTIONAL

Court now following western judicial activism trend to impose abortion liberalization MEXICO CITY, January 31, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In back to back rulings Tuesday and Wednesday, Mexico’s Supreme Court rejected the challenge by Mexico’s federal government to a Mexico City law allowing abortion in cases of fetal deformity and rape. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court justices voted 7-4 that while fetuses have a constitutional right to life, when “genetic defects are detected that could endanger the infant’s life,” they “absolved and excused” abortions. On Wednesday the justices did not vote in a large-enough majority to declare the rest of the […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

NEW YORK ASSEMBLY PASSES BILL REQUIRING HOSPITALS TO GIVE MAP AND ABORTION INFO TO RAPE VICTIMS https://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/29/nyregion/29LEGI.html NEW YORK AND MASSACHUSETTS HOUSES PASS BILLS REQUIRING INSURERS TO COVER CONTRACEPTIVES https://www.nytimes.com/2002/01/29/nyregion/29LEGI.html https://www.boston.com/dailynews/030/region/House_approves_bill_requiring_:.shtml 16-YEAR-OLD FIGHTS FOR FETAL HOMICIDE BILL IN IDAHO https://www.idahostatesman.com/news/daily/20020128/LocalNews/215470.shtml
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CORRECTION

In yesteday’s LifeSite story, CANADIAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER A HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVIST, it was incorrectly reported that police charged the Women’s Bath House with operating a common bawdy house. In fact, two of the lesbian bathhouse organizers were charged with three counts each of permitting disorderly conduct in licensed premises.
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CLC ABORTION BRIEFING BOOK FOR LEGISLATORS NOW ON LIFESITE

Invaluable Information Resource for Anyone LIFESITE, January 31, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The 148 page Campaign Life Coalition (CLC) Abortion Briefing Book for Legislators is now on LifeSite. This is a thorough but also concisely worded compilation of Canadian abortion facts and history, including a section on fetal development, abortion alternatives, abortion myths and a history of abortion-related legislation. The hard copy of The Abortion Briefing Book is usually presented in a special binder to Canada’s federal and provincial legislators by CLC. It is written and published by the CLC Public Affairs Office in Ottawa. The format has been designed so […]
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BUSH ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES COVERAGE OF UNBORN CHILD IN HEALTH INSURANCE

WASHINGTON, January 31, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced a proposed revision in the regulations governing the State Children’s Insurance Health Program (SCHIP) program, which provides medical assistance for a low-income “child” under age 19. The new regulation, would clarify that states may include coverage for children from conception to age 19, making pregnant women eligible to receive prenatal and delivery care. Douglas Johnson, legislative director for the National Right to Life Committee praised the measure. “We applaud this Bush Administration proposal to recognize the existence of an unborn child in order […]
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CANADIAN AND AMERICAN PRO-LIFE GROUPS TO PICKET IN VITRO FERTILIZATION CLINICS

TORONTO, January 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Canadian and American pro-life groups are set to begin protesting outside in vitro fertilization clinics this Saturday. Campaign Life Coalition (CLC) is organizing a demonstration at the “Success Through Assisted Reproductive Technologies” (S.T.A.R.T.) in vitro fertilization (IVF) clinic in downtown Toronto on Saturday, February 2nd 2002. Meanwhile, in Fairfax Virginia, pro-life youth will conduct a prayer vigil and protest Saturday at the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine. CLC points out that “The IVF process necessarily involves the death of countless tiny embryonic human beings. The process almost always involves the freezing of 'extra' embryos […]
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