UK HIGH COURT JUSTICE GRANTS PSYCHOTIC PRISONER RIGHT TO SUICIDE

LONDON, April 24, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In a startling decision UK High Court Justice Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss has granted a psychotic violent prisoner the right to “refuse medical treatment” for a self-inflicted wound which he hoped would kill him. The man, who can only be identified as W. told the justice by video link that he had been mutilating his own right leg since December last year in the hope that the wound would turn septic and cause his death. “I am doing this because of the conditions I am kept in. I am kept under close supervision and I […]
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ITALIAN CLONING SCIENTIST SAYS THREE CLONED EMBRYOS IMPLANTED

ROME, April 24, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Italian fertility doctor, Severino Antinori, told Italy state television on Wednesday that three cloned pregnancies exist in the world at the moment. “There are three pregnancies,” Antinori said in response to the question of how many cloned pregnancies existed. He said two of the three pregnancies were developing in Russia and one in an “Islamic state” and that they were six to nine weeks along.
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SHOCK JOCK HOWARD STERN MIMICS POPE AS ENGAGING IN PEDOPHILIA

LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2002 (LSN.ca) – On April 17, shock radio host Howard Stern, known for his offensive comments, impersonated Pope John Paul II as promoting and engaging in pedophilia and child pornography. In his comments Stern related the term “Catholic” to commentary so offensive it cannot be repeated by this news service. The American Decency campaign against Stern’s abuse of the airwaves has succeeded in convincing many stations to dump Stern’s offensive programming and over since 1998 over 13,000 advertisers have fled from advertising on his shows. To join the American Decency Campaign see the Stern page at:  […]
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SCIENTISTS SAY HARVESTING STEM CELLS FROM ABNORMAL EMBRYOS SOLVES ETHICS DEBATE

“eugenics movement still seeks to eliminate the 'unfit' and build a 'master race.” CAMBRIDGE, UK, April 23, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In an amazing demonstration of ignorance, scientists at the Wellcome Cancer Research Institute in Cambridge suggested that harvesting stem cells from abnormal embryos rather than from healthy ones would end the ethical objection to destructive research on human embryos. John Gurdon, head of the team at the Institute said, “If an embryo is certain to die, I can't see why anyone would object to someone taking cells and working with them.” Through various experiments with frog embryos, Gurdon created several […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

AIDS RESEARCH FUNDED DISPROPORTIONATELY In fiscal 2002, the US National Institutes of Health allocated $2.5 billion for research into AIDS—which killed 15,288 persons in 2000. On the other hand, heart disease research received $1.9 billion—even though heart disease claimed 709,894 victims in 2000. Diabetes resulted in 68,662 deaths—but received only $771.7 million in funding. Breast cancer took a toll of 42,290—but cost $627.7 million in research.  https://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20020422-69582976.htm ABORTION RESPONSIBLE FOR 40% DECREASE IN FERTILITY IN GREECE https://www.mpa.gr/article.html?doc_id=264503 (files from Pro-Life E-News)
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POPE CALLS PRIEST ABUSE A GRAVE SYMPTOM OF A CRISIS IN THE CHURCH AND SOCIETY

“The abuse…is by every standard wrong and rightly considered a crime by society” ROME, Italy, April 23, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Pope John Paul II presented a powerful address today to the extraordinary gathering of US Cardinals summoned to Rome to address the growing sex abuse scandals. The pope bluntly stated that “People need to know that there is no place in the priesthood and religious life for those who would harm the young” and that “The abuse which has caused this crisis is by every standard wrong and rightly considered a crime by society”. John Paul also referred to the […]
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ONTARIO COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS STUDY SHOWS SUBSTANTIAL RISKS FROM ABORTION

No Evidence the College Attempted to Disseminate This Important Health Risk Information TORONTO, April 23, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A study sponsored by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario found that abortion very significantly increases the risk of serious infection, need for further surgery and psychiatric problems. Interestingly, there is no evidence that the College attempted to disseminate this important abortion health risk information to Ontario women. The study came to the attention of LifeSite from the introduction pages of the deVeber Institute’s new book “Women’s Health after Abortion: The Medical and Psychological Evidence.” The study was published in […]
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VARIED MOVEMENTS SUPPORT PRO-LIFERS IN SUPREME COURT CASE RACKETEERING CASE

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A release from the Pro-life Action League gives more detail on the upcoming US Supreme Court review of the NOW v. Scheidler federal RICO national class action. The action was launched by the National Organization for Women and the abortion industry against Joseph M. Scheidler, Tim Murphy and Andrew Scholberg and the Pro-Life Action League, along with Operation Rescue. The Court will consider:  (i) whether injunctive relief – which may include remedies such as dissolution or dismemberment of enterprises – may be available in “racketeering” lawsuits brought by private parties as well as by […]
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US VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY’S DAUGHTER LOBBYING REPUBLICANS TO ACCEPT GAY MEMBERS

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Mary Cheney, the self-professed lesbian daughter of US Vice President Dick Cheney, has joined a homosexual activist group seeking to promote homosexuality within the Republican Party. The London Telegraph reports that Miss Cheney said she had joined the board of the Republican Unity Coalition which attempts to persuade party leaders to accept homosexuals into their ranks. “We can expand the party’s outreach to non-traditional Republicans; we can make sexual orientation a non-issue for the party; and we can help achieve equality for all gay and lesbian Americans,” said Miss Cheney. See the report in […]
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MAJOR STUDY ON ABORTION FINDS RISKS MUCH HIGHER THAN EXPECTED

TORONTO, April 22, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Abortion complications are seriously under reported, leaving women who undergo abortion largely unaware of the range of physical and psychological risks they face, according to a new study by a Canadian bioethics institute. The deVeber Institute, a nonprofit bioethics and social research group based in Toronto, has released its comprehensive review of the world medical literature on abortion in a new book entitled “Women’s Health after Abortion: The Medical and Psychological Evidence.” The investigation is based on over 500 studies that have appeared in medical and other journals, chiefly during the past twenty years […]
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