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ABLONCZY THREATENS TO QUIT ALLIANCE IF TORY MERGER FAILS The Globe and Mail reports that Diane Ablonczy, the Calgary MP seeking the Canadian Alliance leadership, says she will have difficulty remaining in her party if members reject a move to unify with the Tories.  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/printarticle/gam/20020130/UALLIN3 CHILD PORNOGRAPHER SHARPE WROTE APPROVINGLY OF SEXUAL TORTURE OF CHILDREN John Robin Sharpe, the notorious child pornographer who successfully challenged the Canadian anti-pornography law, putting the law on hold until the case was taken up by the Supreme Court last year, is defending his writings which glamorize the sexual torture of children as “art”. Dr. […]
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LAW COMMISSION OF CANADA ENDORSES HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE

OTTAWA, January 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A tax-funded commission which advises the Liberal government on law reform has come out in favour of homosexual marriage. In a report submitted to the Minister of Justice on December 21, the Law Commission of Canada said, “There is no justification for maintaining the current distinctions between same-sex and heterosexual conjugal unions in the light of current understandings of the state’s interests in marriage.” The report, “Beyond Conjugality” says, “If governments are to continue to maintain an institution called marriage, they cannot do so in a discriminatory fashion.” In recommendation 33 of the report, […]
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ONTARIO LEADERSHIP CANDIDATE EVES BEHOLDEN TO BIG MONEY

TORONTO, January 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Ernie Eves, one of the leading candidates for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, has once again been charged with catering to big money. The National Post reports today that Eves will host a private banquet at a Toronto mansion for 16 supporters who each raised more than $50,000 for his leadership campaign. “The elite “$50,000 Club” will gather on Monday at the Forest Hill estate of financier Robert Foster, president of Capital Canada Ltd., an independent investment bank, for one of the most exclusive political fundraising events in Canadian history,” says […]
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NEW CANADIAN FOREIGN AFFAIRS MINISTER A HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVIST

OTTAWA, January 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Homosexual activists are thrilled with Prime Minister Chretien’s new appointment to head the Foreign Affairs Ministry. New Foreign Affairs Minister, Bill Graham (Toronto Centre-Rosedale), was hailed by Toronto’s homosexual newspaper Xtra (Jan. 24) as “a friend of the gay community.” The paper mentions his track record voting in support of homosexual marriage in 2001, and voting against a motion reserving marriage to mean the union of a single man and a single woman in 2000. Xtra also reports Graham supported the Women’s Bath House Defence Fund in its fight against the Toronto Police Service, […]
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TORY SUPPORTERS PROPPED UP TRANSVESTITE’S MOCK RUN FOR ALLIANCE LEADERSHIP

OTTAWA, January 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Big wig federal Tory supporters have stooped to funding a transvestite’s run for the Canadian Alliance leadership in order to mock the competing federal conservative party. A report in the Jan. 24 issue of the Toronto homosexual newspaper Xtra notes that prominent “Tories have been involved in Enza ‘Supermodel’ Anderson’s bid for the Canadian Alliance leadership.” Cameron MacLeod, a former Tory riding association president in Trinity-Spadina, and Carol Jamieson, a prominent West End Toronto Tory, left Enza’s campaign in early January after having contacted the Enza campaign themselves last June to offer assistance. Moreover, […]
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ABORTIFACIENT MORNING AFTER PILLS TAKEN BY 25,000 UK GIRLS UNDER 16 LAST YEAR

LONDON, January 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – An official government report on the number of morning-after pills dispensed by pharmacists, family planning clinics and schools revealed that last year 25,200 British girls from 12-15 years of age received the abortifacient drugs. The number of the pills given to girls under 16 account for 11% of all MAPs dispensed last year. The news on the “record high” number of children receiving the pills caused child welfare groups to slam the government for their decision last year to allow children access to the drugs on request without parental consent or notification. “We were […]
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U.S. SUPREME COURT ASKED TO OVERTURN RICO RULING AGAINST PRO-LIFE GROUPS

WASHINGTON, January 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The American Center for Law and Justice, an international public interest law firm, announced yesterday it is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take a case and overturn a lower court ruling that determined the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) statute could be used against pro-life organizations. “It is clear that a federal statute – designed for drug dealers and organized crime – has been misapplied and turned against pro-life groups,” said Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the ACLJ. “To let the federal RICO statute be misused to target the pro-life community […]
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IRISH GOV’T EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE DATE OF REFERENDUM THIS WEEK Most likely date is March 7, 2001.  https://www.online.ie/news/latest_irish/viewer.adp?article=1647107 75,000 SIGNATURES SENT TO GERMAN PARLIAMENT IN DEFENCE OF HUMAN EMBRYO A decision from parliament on the use of human embryos for stem cell research is expected January 30.  https://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=15688
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BIPARTISAN COALITION ASKS BUSH TO HALT UNFPA FUNDS

WASHINGTON, January 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A bipartisan group of House members plan to send President George W. Bush a letter later this week demanding a halt to the $34 million in funding slated for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). “By operating in China, spending money there, and defending the Chinese population control system, the UNFPA clearly supports a program of coercive abortion and involuntary sterilization,” says the letter currently signed by six Republicans and three Democrats. Moreover, the Washington Times reports that House GOP leaders are drafting a similar letter to send to the White House. At a […]
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CHRETIEN WANTS CLARK RETAINED AS CONSERVATIVE LEADER TO ENSURE SPLIT VOTE

OTTAWA, January 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Buried in a National Post story today is a claim that Prime Minister Jean Chretien is determined to ensure Joe Clark is retained as the Conservative Party leader to avoid a unification of conservatives. Quoting an unnamed source, the Post reports that “While the Liberals will be happy to further weaken the opposition, Jean Chretien, the Prime Minister, wants to ensure the defections do not undermine Mr. Clark.” According to the sources, “Mr. Chretien told the Liberal caucus yesterday he wants Mr. Clark to stay as leader to ensure the small “c” conservative vote […]
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