BUSH SIGNS FOREIGN AID MEASURE, ENCOURAGED TO ZERO-FUND UNFPA

WASHINGTON, January 11, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Yesterday President George W. Bush signed a massive $15.4 billion foreign aid bill which contains a provision to allow the President to have the final word on funding for the notorious abortion-promoting United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). While the bill suggests funding for UNFPA at $34 million – an increase of $9 million over last year – the amount is a ceiling, leaving Bush the opportunity to zero-fund the organization. The Population Research Institute (PRI), which recently presented to Congress the results of an investigation into UNFPA’s complicity with China’s coercive one-child policy, said […]
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ALBERTA JUSTICE MINISTER PROPOSES ALLOWING HOMOSEXUALS MARRIAGE-TYPE BENEFITS

EDMONTON, January 11, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A review of family law in Alberta released yesterday by provincial Justice Minister Dave Hancock recommends giving homosexual couples the same legal benefits as married couples. “Alberta Justice proposes that Alberta’s legislation concerning personal relationships be amended to comply with the charter,” the report says. “This would include persons in common-law or same-sex relationships.” Promised public consultations on the controversial measure will still take place however, Hancock has already ruled out blocking the measures completely by invoking the notwithstanding clause against a mandate to accommodate homosexual couples from the Supreme Court. Last November the […]
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ALLIANCE CANDIDATE GRANT HILL RESPONDS TO QUESTIONS ON LIFE AND FAMILY

OTTAWA, January 11, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Canadian Alliance MP Grant Hill, who is vying for the leadership of the Party was interviewed by the National Post and responded to questions on abortion and homosexuality. The pro-life MP seems to have handled himself well under the media spotlight. The following Questions and Answers are from the interview: Q: As prime minister, would you permit or propose a national referendum on abortion? A: I would not. As a pro-life guy myself, a guy who dealt with abortion as a physician all my life, 25 years, I’m really compassionate toward the woman who […]
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QUEBEC BANS DESTRUCTIVE RESEARCH ON HUMAN EMBRYOS

“The Best Pro-Life News I've Heard In Thirteen Years” Says Pro-Life Leader MONTREAL, January 11, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The province of Quebec has announced a ban on all destructive research involving human embryos. David Cliche, Quebec's Minister of State for Science and Technology, unveiled new guidelines on ethical research yesterday in which the creation and use of stem cells extracted from human embryos (resulting in the death of the embryos) is “forbidden.” Moreover, the ban is subject to all research including that which is privately funded. This puts the province far ahead of many other national and international governments in […]
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NEWLY REVEALED PAPERS FROM NUREMBERG TRIAL REVEAL “NAZI MASTER PLAN: THE PERSECUTION OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES”  https://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20020110/us/nuremberg_papers_1.html NBC SAYS IT WILL NO LONGER OFFER FAMILY-FRIENDLY PROGRAMS Competition from HBO’s “Sex in the City” driving the move to adult-only fare.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A20927-2002Jan9.html IRISH YOUNG ADULTS BELIEVE IN GOD BUT ARE MORALLY CONFUSED The results of a new national “values” survey to be published in this month’s issue of the religious magazine ‘Doctrine and Life’ shows a vast majority believe in God. However, on a 28-item scale of moral behaviour, the four least immoral forms of behaviour were casual sex, missing Sunday mass, […]
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GERMANY BANS TV ADS FOR FREE BOOK PROMOTING CHRISTIANITY

FRANKFURT, January 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – On Tuesday, state broadcasting commissions in Germany banned commercial TV stations from airing ads promoting a free book which encourages Christianity. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports that the country’s broadcasting regulations prohibit advertising by political, religious and ideological groups. Germany’s actions against such initiatives were normally limited to sects, however the current project does not promote a sect but Christianity generally. The project, of the Arthur S. DeMoss Foundation, has the backing of such notables as British pop singer Cliff Richard, German world-class golfer Bernhard Langer, Prince Philip of Prussia – the great grandson […]
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SEASONED U.S. ABORTIONIST CAUSES MOTHER’S DEATH DURING LEGAL ABORTION

WILMINGTON, Del., January 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – As more and more cases of abortionists causing the deaths of their clients come to light, it becomes increasingly evident that women must be warned about this and other potential outcomes of the so-called “safe and legal” procedure. Making headlines today is Dr. Mohammad Imran, a veteran abortionist in Delaware who boasted in court of having performed “tens of thousands of abortions.” According to court testimony, while aborting the child of Gracealynn T. Harris in 1997, Imran allegedly punctured Harris’ uterus and failed to call an ambulance. According to a medical examiner Harris […]
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PRO-LIFE AND PRO-ABORTION ROCK CONCERTS FACE OFF ON SAME NIGHT

WASHINGTON, DC, January 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – “Thousands of pro-life youth will be celebrating at Rock For Life concerts this January,” says Bryan Kemper, director of Rock For Life, a division of American Life League. “It is unfortunate that at the same time, other bands will be using their music to promote aborting babies. We are here to offer the truth about abortion and to celebrate life.” Rock For Life is kicking off a weekend of pro-life youth rallies and activism with a concert at the Hyatt in downtown Washington, D.C. The Jan. 19 pro-life concert, featuring Hangnail, Cool Hand […]
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FRENCH GOVERNMENT REJECTS ‘RIGHT NOT TO BE BORN BUT RETAINS WRONGFUL BIRTH

PARIS, January 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The French Parliament today passed a government bill aimed at reversing a Supreme Court decision which has been slammed for creating a ‘right not to be born.’ The decision will not however change very much in the way of doctors’ fears of being sued by parents whose children are born disabled. In early December, France’s highest appeals court ruled that children born with disabilities could sue doctors for not having detected their disabilities while in the womb, and thus not enabling their mothers to abort them. Xavier Mirabel, of France’s Collective against Handiphobia, said […]
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ONTARIO UNIVERSITIES CONSIDER EASING ENTRY FOR HOME-SCHOOLED STUDENTS

TORONTO, January 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – With prodding from government and the burgeoning number of children educated at home, Ontario universities are seriously considering opening their doors to home-schooled students. The Ontario University Registrars Association has asked the Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents ( www.ontariohomeschool.org ), a main Ontario homeschooling association, to take part in a roundtable meeting about admissions at their annual meeting in February. Another factor pushing the province’s universities to consider easing admittance for home-schooled students is that Ontario universities are losing top quality students who have been educated at home to universities in the United States. […]
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