U.S. FATHER IN BID TO STOP ABORTION BY CANADIAN MOM

KINGSTON, Ont., July 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Tanya Meyers, 22, of Kingston, is 10 weeks pregnant and wants to abort her unborn child because of “verbal and emotional abuse” and threats of bodily harm by her ex-boyfriend, the child’s father. But John Stachokus, 27, of Plains, Pennsylvania, filed an injunction in his county court to stop the abortion, and wants full custody of his unborn child. It is unclear what effect Mr. Stachokus expects a Plains county injunction to have in Ontario.  Meyers and Stachokus conceived the child during better times. She says their relationship remained stable at first, but […]
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SENATE BILL WOULD OBLIGE INSURERS TO COVER ABORTIFACIENT DRUGS

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The American Life League claims that a new bill in the U.S. Senate would oblige insurance companies to cover abortifacient drugs.  As early as this week, Senators Harry Reid (Nevada Republican) and Olympia Snowe (Maine Republican) plan to tack S. 104, their contraceptive mandate bill, to a prescription drug bill recently passed by the House. The Reid-Snowe bill would force all bodies covered by prescription drug insurance to include “contraceptive” coverage including abortifacients.  “The possibility that prescription drug insurance companies may be forced to cover abortion-inducing drugs and devices is positively revolting,” said the […]
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OTTAWA WILL APPEAL ONTARIO HOMOSEXUAL MARRIAGE DECISION

OTTAWA, July 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A source with a connection to the Attorney General’s office has informed LifeSite that the Canadian Government will appeal the Ontario Superior Court decision in favour of homosexual marriage.  Today, was the last day to appeal the decision.  Federal Justice Minister/Attorney General Martin Cauchon will file the appeal later this afternoon.  More as the story develops…
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PRO-FAMILY AND RELIGIOUS GROUPS THANKFUL FOR APPEAL OF MARRIAGE CASE

OTTAWA, July 29, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Pro-family and religious groups breathed a sigh of relief today as the federal Justice Minister announced that Ottawa would appeal the Ontario Superior Court decision in favour of homosexual marriage.  Martin Cauchon, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, explained the decision saying: “there are important reasons why we as a society must consider carefully the issues around changing the fundamental nature of marriage and what the implications of such a change might be. At present, there is no consensus, either from the courts or among Canadians, on whether or how the laws […]
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