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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POLL: 70% BELIEVE CANADIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM CORRUPT

More Than Politics Likely Seen as Corrupt by Canadians OTTAWA, April 22, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Nearly 70% of Canadians believe that their political systems at both the federal and provincial levels are corrupt. Moreover, the Leger Marketing poll also found that nearly a quarter of Canadians believe that our federal and provincial systems were not democratic. At the federal level 69% of Canadians found that the political system was ‘highly’ or ‘somewhat’ corrupt, compared with 26 per cent who thought it was ‘not very’ or ‘not at all’ corrupt. At the provincial level the ratio was 68% to 26%. At […]
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US SUPREME COURT TO HEAR RACKETEERING CASE AGAINST PRO-LIFERS

WASHINGTON, April 22, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In a blow to the pro-abortion movement, the US Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of two pro-life groups who were sued under racketeering law for damaging the business of abortionists by blocking abortuary entrances. Despite the free speech issues involved and the similarities between the pro-life protests and those of the civil rights movement, last year the US Court of Appeals upheld a lower court judgment in favour of the abortionists. The case involves a suit by the National Organization of Women and various abortionists against the pro-life groups Pro-Life Action […]
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MOTION IN PARLIAMENT TO DEMAND RAISING AGE OF CONSENT AND ACT AGAINST CHILD PORN

OTTAWA, April 22, 2002 (LSN.ca) – On April 23 Canadian Alliance Family Issues Critic Larry Spencer will present a motion in parliament to address child pornography and the low age of sexual consent. The motion will include provisions to prohibit the creation and use of child pornography. It will also aim to protect underage children from sexual exploitation by adults, by raising the Canadian legal age of consent, currently at 14. The Canada Family Action Coalition (CFAC) was delighted with the motion. “Under current legislation, adults can legally prey on and have sex with children in Canada because the age […]
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ST PATRICK’S MSGR SAYS ALLOWING GAYS IN SEMINARIES WAS “GRAVE MISTAKE”

Says in Immoral US “Liberated sex is offered to people all day long, all evening long” NEW YORK, April 22, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The North American Catholic sex scandals continue to be major news in most media. While NY Cardinal Egan and the other US Cardinals are in Rome meeting on the issue, yesterday’s sermon by Egan’s stand-in at St. Patricks, Msgr Eugene Clark, condemned U.S. immorality and the admission of homosexuals into Catholic seminaries. Today’s New York Daily News reports that Clark “pointedly blamed the priest sex abuse scandal yesterday on homosexuality, a ‘sex-saturated’ society and a constant assault […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

GOOD NEWS STORY – DENVER BILLIONAIRE FUNDING FILMS WITH MORAL MESSAGE https://www.gazette.com/stories/0420life2.php?section=3 CATHOLICS FOR A FREE CHOICE DEFEND CONDOM ADS https://www.cnsnews.com/ViewForeignBureaus.asp?Page=ForeignBureaus  archive
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EVEN ULTRA-LIBERAL UN SLAMS US SUPREME COURT RULING ON CHILD PORN

UNITED NATIONS, April 19, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In a United Nations release today the UN Special Rapporteurs on Sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, and on Freedom of opinion and expression expressed regret at the child pornography decision of the US Supreme Court. Mr. Juan Miguel Petit (Children) and Mr. Abid Hussain (Freedom of Expression) criticized the decision of the US Supreme Court to strike down the Child Pornography Prevention Act of 1996, which prohibits the distribution and possession of “virtual” child pornography – using computer-generated images. In a 6-3 ruling, the US Court said the law violates […]
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FDA NOTES CHANGE IN LABELING OF DRUG USED IN RU-486 ABORTIONS

Removes Contraindications and Warns of Harmful Side-Effects WASHINGTON, April 19, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The US Food and Drug Administration yesterday released a labeling change notice to health care workers regarding Cytotec (misoprostol) – one of the drugs used in the RU-486 abortion regimen. Cytotec was originally used to treat ulcers and as such contained a strict labeling warning against use of the drug by pregnant women since it could cause abortion. The FDA explained that the contraindication was removed since “The drug is widely used by obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-Gyns) to induce labor, delivery, and is part of the FDA […]
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NEW US REPRESENTATIVE TO UNITED NATIONS TIED TO UN EXTREMISTS

Former Associate of Ted Turner and Pro-World Government Groups WASHINGTON, April 19, 2002 (LSN.ca) – An investigative report by Cliff Kincaid of Cybercast News Service has revealed that a board member from a pro-United Nations lobby group and former associate of controversial CNN founder Ted Turner has won a coveted post as a Bush administration representative to the U.N. Richard S. Williamson, who once served with Turner on the board of directors of the United Nations Association (UNA) has been named the alternate U.S. representative to the U.N. for special political affairs. In his report Kincaid points out that UNA […]
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CHRISTIAN HERITAGE PARTY TO RUN AGAINST STEPHEN HARPER IN BY-ELECTION

CALGARY, April 19, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Christian Heritage Party (CHP), the only pro-life Canadian federal political party, is fielding a candidate in the Calgary Southwest by-election to be held May 13. CHP leader Ron Gray filed nomination papers Wednesday. The by-election was called after Reform-Party founder Preston Manning resigned. Newly elected Canadian Alliance leader Stephen Harper has announced that he will be running in the riding. For more information see the CHP website:  https://www.chp.ca
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