JUDGE TREATS CONVICTED PEDOPHILE WITH KID GLOVES

Robin Sharpe Sentenced only to 4 Months House Arrest – laws “a bad joke”  VANCOUVER, May 3, 2002 (LSN.ca) -The complete disarray of Canada’s justice system was put on display again this week in the sentencing by a B.C. judge of unrepentant child porn creator Robin Sharpe. The prosecutor requested a jail sentence of 10 to 12 months because Sharpe showed no remorse and wasn’t interested in treatment. He also said “a conditional sentence would be unlikely to deter [Mr. Sharpe].” The prosecutor also wanted the sentence to reflect “society’s collective condemnation” of Mr. Sharpe’s actions, which included taking pictures […]
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VIRGINIA GOVERNOR APOLOGIZES FOR STATE’S USE OF STERILIZATION

VIRGINIA, May 3, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Virginia Gov. Mark R. Warner (D) formally apologized yesterday for the state’s participation in eugenic practices which led to the forced sterilization of an estimated 8,000 people from 1927 until 1979. “Today, I offer the commonwealth’s sincere apology for Virginia’s participation in eugenics,” lamented the governor in a written statement. Virginia passed the eugenics law in 1924. This year marks the 75th anniversary of a Supreme Court decision that upheld the law in 1927.  “As I have previously noted, the eugenics movement was a shameful effort in which state government never should have been […]
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PRO-LIFERS FEAR CON-JOB IN UNFPA INVESTIGATION

Cong. Smith: Not “a snowball’s chance in hell of finding accurate information   CHINA, May 3, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Pro-life forces are expressing skepticism about the effectiveness of a U.S.-led investigation into allegations that United Nations Population Fund money is supporting forced abortion in China. Pro-life Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ) is among those who are urging American investigators to look beyond the sanitized front that the Chinese government is sure to put up to veil what is really taking place in their country. “I am concerned that announcing when and where they will be investigating and giving the Chinese government […]
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CALIFORNIA SENATE FAILS TO BAN ALL CLONING

CALIFORNIA, May 3, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The California Senate decided yesterday “to make permanent California's 5-year-old prohibition on the cloning of human beings and research into “reproductive cloning of people,” reports the Los Angeles Times today. The expiry date for the original policy was January 1, 2003. Senate Bill 1230, sponsored by Sen. Dede Alpert (D-San Diego), however, did not outlaw cloning for research for the development of medications to fight cancer, Parkinson's disease and other severe illnesses. Pro-life Republican Sen. Ray Haynes said the legislation “is not a cloning ban at all.” The 22-5 vote fell down party lines […]
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WAS JAMES KOPP FRAMED FOR THE MURDER OF ABORTIONIST BERNARD SLEPIAN?

Troubling and Suspicious aspects to FBI Investigation   NEWSSTAND, May 3, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Starting Monday, conservative news service WorldNetDaily will be publishing a seven-part investigative report by Emmy-award winning writer and producer Jack Cashill about the killing of abortionist Bernard Slepian and the arrest of his suspected killer James Kopp. Mr. Cashill looks at troubling and suspicious aspects of the FBI investigation, and raises the possibility that Mr. Kopp is being framed for Dr. Slepian’s murder.  Among the questions Mr. Cashill will be considering are: Why did the FBI exclude from its affidavit any testimony from a 14-year-old witness […]
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NATIONAL MARCH FOR LIFE EVENTS BEGIN NEXT THURSDAY EVENING

Sign up Now for Youth Packages and Friday Banquet   OTTAWA, May 3, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Next Thursday evening the National March for Life events begin in Ottawa. The candlelight vigil at the Human Rights Monument will take place at 9 p.m.  Friday’s events include the always inspiring march from Parliament through the streets of downtown Ottawa, the impressive March for Life Banquet and after that the youth dance. The number of youths attending the events has been dramatically increasing each year. The big event on Saturday is the Youth Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Organizers are urging […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

FORMER LESBIAN AND TEACHER FIGHTS HOMOSEXUAL AGENDA IN SCHOOLS   https://catholiceducation.org/articles/homosexuality/ho0049.html   ASHCROFT BACKS NEW ANTI CHILD-PORN BILL TO CIRCUMVENT SUPREME COURT DECISION   https://www.msnbc.com/news/746272.asp   MTV AND SHOWTIME PLAN MORE HOMOSEXUAL PROGRAMMING https://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/national/3177409.htm
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IOWA GOV. SIGNS ANTI-CLONING LEGISLATION AS ADULT STEM CELL SUCCESS ANNOUNCED

DES MOINES, May 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Iowa State University researcher Don Sakaguchi has shown that bone marrow stem cells transplanted into lab mice developed nerve cell proteins three weeks after they were transplanted. Sakaguchi, who has worked on adult human stem cell research for two years, said it's important to look at less controversial ways to do research that could help humans, such as his adult stem cell work that does not require human embryos and avoids cloning. State Gov. Tom Vilsack signed legislation Friday that bans reproductive or therapeutic human cloning in Iowa. The bill makes cloning or […]
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HAWAII SET TO BECOME SECOND STATE TO ALLOW ASSISTED SUICIDE

HONOLULU, May 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Hawaii Senators revived the Death-With-Dignity bill Tuesday night after intense pressure from pro-assisted suicide Governor Ben Cayetano.  The measure faces a final vote today.  Political observers suggest that the vote is almost sure to pass.  See related news from the StarBulletin:  https://starbulletin.com/2002/05/01/news/index1.html
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US ANNOUNCES PROBE INTO UNFPA INVOLVEMENT IN CHINA’S COERCIVE ABORTION PRACTICE

Little Chance of Honest Compliance by the Communist Government with Investigation WASHINGTON, May 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The State Department announced yesterday the selection of a three-member team that will visit China this month to provide an assessment of the activities of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The release said the team will be gathering information to assist the Administration in determining whether or not the United Nations Population Fund’s China program is in violation of Kemp-Kasten Amendment which forbids US funds from supporting coercive abortion. Independent clandestine investigations have found concrete evidence of UNFPA’s involvement in coerced abortion. […]
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