SENATE VOTES TO FUND ABORTIONS AT MILITARY BASES

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2002 (Pro-Life Infonet/LSN.ca) – Last week, the Senate passed an amendment sponsored by two pro-abortion senators, including pro-abortion Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), that would allow taxpayer-funded abortions to occur at American military bases. Although similar to a pro-abortion amendment offered by pro-abortion Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) and defeated in the House, John Cusey of the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus told the Pro-Life Infonet the Senate amendment is much worse.  “Senator Murray’s amendment … goes even farther than the Sanchez amendment that was defeated in the House this year,” Cusey explained.  The Murray amendment “not only removes the ban […]
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OKLAHOMA GOVERNOR SAYS “CORRECTIVE ACTION” WILL BE TAKEN ON CLERGY ABUSE OR NEGLECT

“from the most junior priest to the most powerful bishop.” NEW YORK, June 24, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The June 22 New York Times reported on an interview with Oklahama Governor Frank Keating who has been named to head the national, church inquiry into the origins of the sexual abuse crisis. Keating, 58, who is in the final months of his two-term governorship, is a law-and-order Republican and a former F.B.I. agent and associate attorney general. The Times reports that Keating said in the interview that he and a panel of prominent Catholics will seek “corrective action” for any clergyman found […]
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HOMOSEXUAL MP WANTS N.B. ADOPTION LAWS CHANGED

MONCTON, N.B., June 24, 2002 (LSN.ca) – New Democrat MP Svend Robinson, speaking as parade marshall for Moncton’s Gay Pride Week on Saturday, issued a call for New Brunswick to follow Nova Scotia and Quebec in allowing same-sex partners to adopt unsuspecting, defenceless children.  “As long as our relationships and our families are not recognized as fully equal, we will not rest, we will continue to fight for full equality,” said the notorious publicity-seeker, who uses equality language to promote the homosexualization of society. Reports said the cheers from an alleged 1,300 activists and their misguided supporters at times “nearly […]
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US PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH VOTES TO ALLOW “UNRESTRICTED RIGHT” TO ABORTION TILL VIABILITY

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) voted Friday to affirm the “unrestricted right” to abortion prior to the child being able to survive on his/her own outside the womb.  After viability, the assembly says, late term abortion is still acceptable but pastoral and medical counsel is advised and it is suggested only in cases of rape, incest, fetal suffering, and to preserve the health and life of the mother. Judy L. Woods,  moderator of the denomination’s advisory committee on litigation said “We affirmed the fundamental right to (abortion) prior to viability. But […]
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EXCITING ADULT STEM CELL RESEARCH FINDINGS PUBLISHED

Campaign Life says new findings should mandate changes to Canadian Bill C-56 MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, June 21, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Adult stem cells may be versatile enough to derive a host of specialized cells for research purposes, according to findings by researchers at the University of Minnesota published in the journal Nature. Dr. Catherine Verfaillie and her team at the university's Stem Cell Institute injected single cells into mouse embryos. When the mice were checked after birth, descendants of the injected cells managed to engraft themselves into brain, retina, lung, heart, muscle, liver, intestine, kidney, spleen, marrow and skin tissue. In […]
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PARLIAMENT RISES WITH ASSISTED REPRODUCTION BILL STALLED IN COMMITTEE

Large number of amendments expected after house resumes in September   OTTAWA, June 21, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Pro-lifers are breathing a sigh of relief today as the House of Commons has announced that it will rise for summer recess with the controversial assisted reproductive bill C-56 stalled in the Health Committee.  The bill, which would purposely permit embryonic stem cell research and would – due to its current poor wording – not provide effective prohibitions even to cloning, was opposed by pro-lifers.  The House is expected to resume in mid-September at which time the Health Committee will hear from more […]
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INTERFAITH COALITION OF CLERGY BACKS PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION RESTRICTION

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Clergy from several denominations will gather at the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, June 25 at 12 noon to support Rep. Steve Chabot’s (R-Ohio) initiative to restrict partial-birth abortion. The demonstration will include dramatic readings from the recent U.S. Supreme Court case on partial-birth abortion, Stenberg v. Carhart. The gathering will include Rev. Rob Schenck, president of the National Pro-life Religious Council, Fr. Peter West of Priests for Life, Rev. Michael Griffith of the National Clergy Council, Fr. Alexander Webster of the Orthodox Church in America, Paulette Roseboro of the African-American Life Alliance, Rev. Ben […]
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US NEWS ROUNDUP

CONGRESSIONAL HEARING INTO FORCING UNION EMPLOYEES TO PAY INTO ABORTION SUPPORT https://www.cnsnews.com/Nation/archive/200206/NAT20020621a.html   SENATE PRO-ABORTS TIE FUNDING ABORTIONS FOR SOLDIERS TO MILITARY SPENDING BILL https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20020621/ap_on_go_co/military_abortions_6   PRO-LIFE LAW CENTRE ORDERED TO PAY LEGAL FEES IN REJECTED ABORTION BREAST CANCER SUIT https://www.signonsandiego.com/news/metro/20020620-9999_7m20fees.html
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STAR-STUDDED PRO-LIFE NEWSPAPER TO BE DISTRIBUTED AT WORLD YOUTH DAY

TORONTO, June 21, 2002 (LSN.ca) – One of the most well respected and received pro-life outreach publications geared at teens – LoveMatters.com – is to be distributed to the youth at World Youth Day in Toronto July 23-27.  The Pro-Life America publication will be available for all pilgrims.  Also extra free copies will be available for youth ministers and directors.  LoveMatters.com is a pro-life, pro-chastity newspaper featuring celebrities, professional athletes, musicians, experts and young people encouraging youth to save sex for marriage and choose life rather than abortion.  The new World Youth Day edition features Pope John Paul II on […]
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NEW, SOPHISTICATED INTERNET VIRUSES PROLIFERATING

TORONTO, June 21, 2002 (LSN.ca) – LifeSite once again strongly advises all Internet email users to keep their anti-virus programs and definitions up-to-date. It appears that is has become necessary to update definitions daily and sometimes more than once per day because of the frequency of new viruses and mutations. There have been credible reports that some of these malicious programs have been coming from sources within Communist China   See https://www.montereyherald.com/mld/montereyherald/3143199.htm and https://enterprisesecurity.symantec.com/content.cfm?articleid=1310&PID=na and https://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/vinfodb.html#threat_list
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