UK AD AUTHORITY BANS PRO-LIFE ADS IN RELIGIOUS PUBLICATIONS

Second Time Pro-life Ads Attacked in Six Months LONDON, January 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered a pro-life group not to repeat a pro-life ad the ASA deemed “offensive.” The ad by the UK Life League, was published mostly in Catholic publications and in a Church of England newspaper. The ASA took exception to terms in the ads such as “teenage sex clinics” and “death mills”. The ad also said, “The pro-abortion propagandists want people to believe that going to the abortion mill is no different than going to the beautician for a manicure.” […]
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FRANKFURT BISHOP ONLY GERMAN BISHOP CONTINUING TO DEFY POPE ON ABORTION COUNSELLING

FRANKFURT, January 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Frankfurt’s Bishop Franz Kamphaus is the only one of the 27 German Catholic Bishops who continues to openly defy the Pope by persisting in offering counselling certificates to pregnant women who can use the certificates to obtain abortions. While other dioceses have continued the counselling, but refused to offer the abortion certificates, thus placing themselves outside the official system of counseling centers, Bishop Kamphaus remains defiant, with support from the German government and dissenting Catholics. The extended deadline to stop offering the certificates expired December 31. However the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) reports that […]
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FEDS LEAVE MORNING-AFTER PILL ‘ADVANCE PRESCRIPTION’ ISSUE TO PROVINCES

Ottawa Refusing To Bow To Pressure to Designate Abortifacient Pills As Non-Prescription OTTAWA, January 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Health Canada spokesman Ryan Baker reacted to press inquiries on the ethics of doctors skirting regulations on the abortifacient morning-after pill by handing out “just-in-case” prescriptions, saying “it is not appropriate for Health Canada to comment.” He said that the provinces have charge over the “practice of medicine” and thus must determine if it is “ethically sound” to allow the advance prescriptions. Despite pressure from the Ontario Medical Association and other pro-abortion groups, Baker said Health Canada is not ready to designate […]
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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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PRO-LIFERS RECOMMEND DE-LISTING ABORTION TO SAVE HEALTH CARE DOLLARS

EDMONTON, January 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A nationally awaited Alberta report on health care asserts that in order to remain sustainable, health care must be downsized and experts view the suggestion as calling for de-listing of services. The report from Alberta’s Advisory Council on Health, chaired by Don Mazankowski, calls for more competition, a larger role for the private delivery of health services and the appointment of an expert panel to determine whether coverage for some medical services should be eliminated Campaign Life Coalition listened with interest to the Right Honourable Donald Mazankowski’s report on Health care for the province […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

NYC MAYOR BLOOMBERG TO MAKE ABORTION STANDARD PART OF OB-GYN TRAINING?  The Village Voice reveals that buried in one of Bloomberg’s campaign documents is a bold plan: to make abortion a standard part of OB-GYN instruction in the city’s hospitals. The pro-abortion publication reports that pro-abortion leaders were ecstatic about the news.  https://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0202/lerner.php PENNSYLVANIA ABORTIONS UP 3% IN 2000 The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference points out that the number of abortions in one county rose dramatically due to a Planned Parenthood facility’s commencing its murderous operations. In Bucks County, where a Planned Parenthood facility recently began performing abortions, the number of […]
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UTAH JUDGE RULES SLAYING OF “UNBORN CHILD” IS MURDER EVEN BEFORE VIABILITY

FARMINGTON, January 8, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A man charged with murder who sought to escape double homicide charges by arguing that the unborn child he shot was not yet able to survive outside the womb and thus was not a “person” under the law, was thwarted Monday. State Judge Michael Allphin said the 1983 law which deems the slaying of an “unborn child” murder applies also to children in the womb who are not yet viable. Roger MacGuire, 47, is accused of shooting his ex-wife, Susan MacGuire, to death on Jan. 15, 2001. Prosecutors say he was angry about her […]
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MORE THAN ONE IN FOUR RATS IN EMBRYONIC STEM CELL EXPERIMENT DEVELOP TUMOURS

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A study on rats that has proponents of embryonic stem cell research raving about the wonders of the unethical science contains startling information on the harm of such research. While headlines trumpeted “Stem Cells May Treat Parkinson’s”, buried in the story is the fact that the researchers found that five of the 19 animals used in the study also developed tumors. The study injected embryonic stem cells, which when created caused the death of embryonic rats, into the brains of rats which were altered to exhibit symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. In a study appearing […]
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FORMER US PRESEDENTIAL CANDIDATE KEYES TO HOST MSNBC TV PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, January 8, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Alan Keyes, the only black candidate in the last US Presidential election, has been hired to host an MSNBC one-hour, five-night a week program. Keyes, the US Ambassador to the United Nations under the Reagan administration, is a solidly pro-life Catholic and splendidly articulate. The American media was lambasted by conservative African Americans for failing to give Keyes media exposure during his two presidential campaigns. Keyes himself said of the media coverage, “These racists don’t want black people to know that the most capable candidate in this race has black skin, because that might […]
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ABORTIONIST SENTENCED TO LIFE FOR MURDER, ORDERED TO PAY JAIL COSTS

OKLAHOMA CITY, January 8, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Abortionist John B. Hamilton, 53, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of his wife Susan on Valentine’s Day. The Oklahoman reports that Hamilton was also ordered to pay $11,104 for the cost of his incarceration in the Oklahoma County jail. The ruling marks the first time an inmate in County has been ordered to pay for his stay. A medical examiner revealed that Susan died of blunt force trauma to the head and strangulation brought on by something being tied or pulled tightly around […]
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