PRESIDENT BUSH SPEAKS AGAINST ALL HUMAN CLONING

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In remarks made today, US President George Bush spoke out against human cloning, promoting legislation seeking to ban the practice which is stalled in the Senate. Bush clearly indicated the distinction between reproductive cloning and research cloning noting that he was totally opposed to both. “I believe all human cloning is wrong, and both forms of cloning ought to be banned,” he said. “As we seek to improve human life, we must always preserve human dignity,” said Bush to a round of applause. “Advances in biomedical technology must never come at the expense of […]
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UN MEETING ON AGING WORLD POPULATION WARNED OF NEED TO BEAR CHILDREN

“The solution is simple”…“have more children” UNITED NATIONS, April 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Anna Diamantopoulou, Commissioner responsible for Employment and Social Affairs of the European Commission addressed the Second World Assembly on Ageing Monday urging an end to low birth rates. Diamantopoulou, also the President of the International Federation of Ageing, a non-governmental organization, noted “alarming” statistics which show especially in Europe “one person in three will be at least 60 years old by 2050.” She described the aging problem as one which “has major social and economic implications.” Adding, “But what we are primarily facing is the failure or […]
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VATICAN CARDINAL LINKS ABORTION TO SEPT 11 TERRORIST ATTACKS

Calls Buddhists to Work With Christians to Build A Culture of Life VATICAN, April 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Cardinal Francis Arinze, President of the Pontifical Council For Interreligious Dialogue called Buddhists to join with Christians in building a “culture of life.” In comments marking the Buddhist Feast of Vesakh yesterday, Cardinal Arinze spoke to Buddhists about the commonly held respect for human beings on which “Christians and Buddhists should build a ‘culture of life’, in which the right to life is fully protected from conception until natural death.” He described our current “culture of death” as one “in which abortion, […]
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44% RISE IN GERMAN WOMEN USING ABORTION DRUG RU-486 https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/nm/20020408/hl_nm/germany_drug_1 UN: NUJMBER OF PEOPLE OVER 60 WILL QUADRUPLE DURING THE NEXT 50 YEARS https://www.nandotimes.com/healthscience/story/328859p-2765772c.html STUDY CLAIMS NEW BRUNSWICKERS WANT MORE SEX-ED EVEN IN KINDERGARTEN The results are to be used the provincial government to revamp sex-ed curriculums in the province’s schools.  https://www.thestar.ca/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=  Article&cid=1018303302141&call_page=TS_Canada&call_pageid=968332188774&call_pagepath=  News/Canada&pubid=968163964505&StarSource=email
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CANADA CUSTOMS OFFICIALS DETERMINE GRAPHIC ABORTION SIGNS ‘NOT OBSCENE’

WINDSOR, April 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Pro-life activist Earl Amyotte had 2 graphic signs depicting aborted babies confiscated by Canada Customs officers on Saturday. However, on Monday Amyotte was told that the signs were deemed not offensive and he could pick them up. However, Amyotte insisted that the, wrongly confiscated signs, be delivered to his home – which they were. Canada Customs spokesman Danny Yen told the Windsor Star that the signs were reviewed Monday morning by a specialist in the area of obscenity. “They were deemed not to be obscene,” said Yen. See the Windsor Star coverage: https://www.southam.com/windsorstar/news/020409/83406.html (with […]
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SCHOOL BOARD REAFFIRMS CATHOLIC TEACHING AND REJECTS HOMOSEXUAL PROM DATE

MPP Threatens Court Action, Public Funding Cut and to “Embroil” World Youth Day OSHAWA, April 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – At a meeting of the Durham Region Catholic School Board last night, the board heard arguments for and against allowing a 17-year-old male student to bring his 21-year-old “boyfriend” John Paul Dumond to his Catholic school’s prom on May 10. The student, Marc Hall, was permitted to make a presentation to the board and 6 other delegations addressed the board on the issue. Ontario Liberal MPP George Smitherman, a self-proclaimed homosexual, addressed the meeting in a threatening fashion. He warned that […]
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BISHOP AND FEDERAL MINISTER TAKE OPPOSITE SIDES ON CATHOLIC HOMOSEXUAL PROM DATE

OTTAWA, April 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Toronto Auxiliary Bishop Anthony Meagher has written a response to Ontario Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty regarding McGuinty’s communication to a Catholic school insisting the school allow a male student to bring his homosexual date to the school prom. Meanwhile, Federal Industry Minister Allan Rock has written the Catholic school board also urging them to give in to the student’s demand. In the first known public statement by a member of the Canadian Catholic hierarchy on the matter, Bishop Meagher wrote: “There is also no doubt in my mind that if permission by a principal […]
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PARKINSON’S SEEMINGLY CURED BY USE OF MAN’S OWN BRAIN STEM CELLS

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A man who developed Parkinson's disease has been seemingly cured after a transplant of his own brain stem cells. Dr. Michel Levesque of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles led a team of scientists who extracted a pea-sized portion of the patient's brain and then nurtured stem cells from it. Once reinjected into the patients brain the cells began producing dopamine and his Parkinson's symptoms subsided. More than two years after the experimental treatment, the man has no symptoms of Parkinson's. Scientists are puzzled that while the man's dopamine production, as measured by […]
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UNITED NATIONS ANNOUNCES BIRTH OF INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT TO BE APRIL 11

UNITED NATIONS, April 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – United Nations officials confirmed yesterday at the beginning of a session of the Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court (ICC) that the ICC would come into being this Thursday, April 11. Canadian Phillipe Kirsch, Chairman of the Preparatory Commission, said a number of countries have informed the UN that their already completed ratification of the Rome Statute on the ICC will be officially deposited with the UN Thursday. The new ratifications, when added to the current 56 ratifying countries, will meet or exceed the 60 necessary for the Court’s jurisdiction to come […]
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CLONING SCIENTISTS SAY CLONED BABY IS CHILD OF RICH ARAB https://news.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2002/04/07/wclone07.xml&sSheet=  /news/2002/04/07/ixnewstop.html SEXTUPLETS DOING WELL, MOTHER NEVER CONSIDERED ‘REDUCTION’ BY ABORTION https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20020408/ap_wo_en_ge/us_sextuplets_3 SHOCK ROCKER ALICE COOPER NOW A DEDICATED CHRISTIAN?  https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=26647 MOTHER ABORTED NORMAL CHILD UPON FALSE INFORMATION THAT CHILD WOULD BE A DWARF https://news.com.au/common/story_page/0,4057,4085375%255E2862,00.html
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