AUSTRALIAN SCIENTISTS CLAIM MAJOR EMBRYONIC CELL BREAKTHROUGH

MELBOURNE, Australia. May 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – An Australian biotech company, ES Cell International, claims a breakthrough with embryonic stem cell lines that could lead to a cure for diabetes by 2009, AsiaPulse reported this week.  US scientists with the company “have cured diabetic mice using pancreas cells grown from embryonic stem cells” according to reports. ES Cell International chief executive officer Robert Klupacs said his company was now negotiating the intellectual property details of the process. The company had found stem cells from dead human bodies to be inadequate: “We needed to find a reproducible source of cells and […]
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EXCITING WORLD YOUTH DAYS PRO-LIFE EVENTS SCHEDULED

TORONTO, May 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – There will be two large scale pro-life events related to the upcoming World Youth Days in Toronto. On Monday July 22nd a World Youth for Life Day will be held at Toronto’s beautiful Olympic Island. The event, sponsored by local pro-life groups, will include prominent international speakers such as Rabbi Yehuda Levin, Dr. Delores Grier, Camille de Blasi, Fr. Tom Lynch and others. It will conclude with an evening concert by the Celtic Rock band, Ceili Rain.  For all the details see https://www.worldyouthforlife.com   Later, during the official World Youth Days, the World Youth […]
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AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC ASSOCIATION ENDORSES HOMOSEXUAL PARENTING

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) has decided to endorse homosexual parenting.  In a decidedly activist move, APsaA’s press release says: “By issuing this statement, gay and lesbian parents or prospective parents will now be able to include the position of the American Psychoanalytic Association as part of their supporting documents in their legal proceedings.” APsaA, a professional organization of psychoanalysts throughout the United States, “believes that gay and lesbian individuals and couples are capable of meeting the best interest of the child and should be afforded the same rights and should accept the same […]
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NOBEL LAUREATE LUMPS ABORTUARY BOMBERS WITH THERAPEUTIC CLONING OPPONENTS

Steven Weinberg says those “who try to ban research on therapeutic cloning” are “religious zealots” LEWISTON, Maine, May 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In a commencement speech delivered May 27, Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg told graduating Bates College students that those “who try to ban research on therapeutic cloning” are “religious zealots” and in the same lot with those who “bomb abortion clinics.”  Weinberg asked student to join him in the continuation of the movement known as “the Enlightenment.”“Even here in America we have religious zealots who try to corrupt the teaching of biological and astronomic science in public schools, who […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

SEPT 11 WAKE-UP CALL TO START FAMILY   Hospitals are preparing for the anticipated post-September 11 Baby Boost. “This was kind of a wake-up call for people,” a doctor told the Washington Times. “They saw the towers burning. And when they got home they said, ‘You know, it’s never going to be the right time. We should start now.’”  https://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20020529-72351865.htm   BRITAIN TOPS TEEN PREGNANCY RATE IN EUROPE https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2002/05/29/upreg.xml&sSheet=/portal/2002/05/29/ixport.html&secureRefresh=true&_requestid=98318   HOMOSEXUAL BANNER TO FLY ATOP WINNIPEG CITY HALL   After alleged threats, probably staged by homosexual groups themselves to draw attention to the publicity stunt, the Winnipeg Police Service will […]
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CHER’S LESBIAN DAUGHTER CLAIMS RAPE BY LESBIAN AT AGE 11

Daughter Claims Cher Approved of Incident   NEW YORK, May 28, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Chastity Bono, the daughter of the famed singer Cher, claims in her newly released memoir that she was sexually seduced by an adult female at age 11.  Chastity says she was left in the care of “Joan” a lesbian friend of Cher’s and had “sex” with her.  Chastity writes that when, years later, she told her mother of the affair, Cher responded, “This will be a good life experience for you.” LifeSite contacted the New York Police Department and confirmed that the age of consent for […]
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CANADIAN SENATOR WOWS AMERICAN FATHERHOOD CONFERENCE

CANADIAN SENATOR WOWS AMERICAN FATHERHOOD CONFERENCE WASHINGTON, May 28, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Canadian Senator Anne C. Cools addressed a Washington audience of 2,000 public policy and community activists yesterday, calling for shared parenting and criticizing family courts and “radical feminist extremism” for destroying fatherhood. In the keynote speech to the International Fatherhood Conference, Sen. Cools stressed the importance of “both parents following divorce” in the lives of children and criticized gender bias in custody decisions. The audience sat spellbound as the Senator recounted stories like that of Darrin White, ordered by a British Columbia judge to pay more than twice […]
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AUSTRALIAN RIGHT TO DIE WOMAN DID NOT HAVE CANCER WHEN SHE DIED

SYDNEY, May 28, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The late Nancy Crick’s campaign for euthanasia was based on her much-publicized excruciating pain from bowel cancer. On her website, Crick wrote about her terrible pain, nausea, diarrhea and weight loss.  Yet an autopsy revealed no signs of cancer at the time of her death. Crick, 69, killed herself on May 22 with a poison used by veterinarians to put down animals.  Australia’s leading euthanasia campaigner, Philip Nitschke, reportedly displayed no surprise, reports CNSNews.com. Pro-euthanasia spokesman John Edge called the autopsy details “academic.” He said euthanasia campaigners want legal euthanasia for the “hopelessly ill, […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

MANDATORY ABORTION TRAINING IN NEW YORK MEDICAL PROGRAMS SPARKS OUTRAGE https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20020527/ap_on_he_me/abortion_training_1   LIFE DYNAMIC’S CRUTCHER WINS PRO-LIFE AWARD FROM H.L.I.  https://www.hli.org/Content/Dynamic/Articles/000/000/002/018dfypt.asp
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FRENCH AUTHORITIES CONCERNED YOUTH ATTITUDES ON SEX FORMED BY PORN

PARIS, May 28, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A survey in France found that nearly half of France’s children had viewed an “adults-only” sex film by age 11.  Claude Rozier, a school doctor who headed the government-sponsored survey, said: “Hardcore porn has become the principal vehicle for quite young children’s understanding of everything to do with love and sexuality – sometimes their only point of reference.” The study found that 89.6% of boys aged 16 or 17 had seen one or more porn films. For girls, the figure was 81.1%. The Guardian reports that most of the teenagers questioned said they watched […]
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