JUDGE SUPPORTS B.C. HOSPITAL CLEANING COMPANY

Rules TV ad defamatory   VANCOUVER, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A judge has ordered the Hospital Employees’ Union to stop broadcasting a defamatory TV ad that links A & A Services to gross acts by other, totally unrelated companies. B.C. Supreme Court Justice Alison Beames supported the company in a ruling Friday, granting its request for an injunction. “It’s clear to me the advertisement … is defamatory,” Beames said.  The HEU ads juxtaposed abortion headlines with a montage of graphic descriptions of troubling incidents of cleaning negligence in U.S. and Scottish hospitals, including severed human body parts delivered with […]
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DUTCH OFFICIALLY APPROVE FLOATING ABORTUARY

Only Chemical Abortions Permitted So Far   AMSTERDAM, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Dutch Ministry of Health has cleared the way for Dr. Rebecca Gomperts’ converted fishing trawler to distribute the RU-486 human pesticide to customers outside the 12-mile limit of countries where abortion is not legal. However, Minister Els Borst rejected Gomperts’ wish to conduct surgical abortions at sea, citing safety reasons.  Gomperts claims several unnamed countries have invited Women on Waves, her company, to come and promote what she calls “women’s right to self-determination of which the right to abortion is part” by offering abortifacients at sea. […]
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BIRTH CONTROL PILL / BREAST CANCER STUDY ANOTHER VICTIM OF BIASED REPORTING

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Media reports on a study published in the June 27 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine claiming no link between taking oral contraceptives and breast cancer have come under fire for bias. “Unbiased reporting has taken a permanent holiday,” said American Life League president Judie Brown. “The recent media hype over a lopsided study arguing that the birth control pill does not contribute to a rise in the rate of breast cancer is further proof that fair reporting is history.”“A number of other studies document a link to breast cancer from […]
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HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVISTS AND MEDIA WILL ATTEMPT TO SABOTAGE VATICAN CLEANUP OF US SEMINARIES

Faithful Catholic writer says “Dallas should be understood as a call to arms!” July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Fred Martinez, in his June 26 Newsmax article, Sex Abuse Wars: How CBS, ABC, NBC and the Gay Movement Suppress Free Speech, exposes media bias in reporting of the bishops’ Dallas meeting.  Martinez reports that a major gay activist organization triumphed that discussion of the homosexual and dissent issues was shutdown by the media and many bishops. The Newsmax article also reveals that aggressive attempts will be made by the media and homosexual activists to sabotage the Apostolic Visitation of the seminaries.  […]
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CANADIAN BISHOPS CONFERENCE ENDORSES KYOTO TREATY DESPITE PRO-LIFE CONCERNS

OTTAWA, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Episcopal Commission for Social Affairs of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops has lobbied the government to ratify the United Nations’ Kyoto Protocol.  While supposedly addressing ‘climate change’ pro-lifers following the treaty’s formation have consistently warned that Kyoto will be used as a tool to promote population control.  Bishop Jean Gagnon, Chairman of the CCCB Commission, wrote Environment Minister David Anderson June 25 noting that the commission had already urged Kyoto ratification in February 2001 and was now repeating its call. Pro-life attendees as the Kyoto Convention on Climate Change in 1997 voiced […]
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“ACTIVIST” SUPREME COURT JUSTICE L’HEUREUX DUBE RETIRES

OTTAWA, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Supreme Court Justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, with a well deserved reputation as the court’s foremost radical feminist activist justice, retired from the Supreme Court yesterday.  Her future plans include numerous speaking engagements and a teaching post at the Université de Laval in Quebec City. Many social conservatives in Canada have noted that Justice L’Heureux-Dubé has been ideological in her judgments, particularly on family issues and homosexuality.  Her personal bias was not concealed as she promoted homosexual unions in books and conferences.  See related LifeSite coverage:  FEMINIST SUPREME COURT JUSTICE CAUGHT LYING   https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/1999/april/990409b.html Canadian Supreme […]
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BUSH ADMINISTRATION SET TO CUT UNITED NATIONS POPULATION CONTROL FUNDING

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Washington Post reports that President George Bush’s aides have directed State Department officials in recent days to devise a plan to eliminate this year’s $34 million funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).  While the official announcement is only expected after July 15, the Post reports that senior administration officials “expect [the funds] to be permanently withheld.”  The defunding of UNFPA will be a major pro-life victory based on a united effort of pro-life groups led by the Population Research Institute (PRI).  The movement to withhold funding from UNFPA began when PRI […]
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US VETO’S UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATION TO PROTECT OWN FROM INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT

U.S. Questions Why, Unlike Other Nations, It Is being Forced To Accept ICC Without Exceptions NEW YORK, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – John Negroponte, the US Ambassador to the United Nations, vetoed a resolution that would have extended the UN Mission in Bosnia-Herzegovina (UNMIBH) until the end of the year.  The action was taken in response to the Security Council members failing to support a US-proposed exemption for nationals of countries who are not party to the International Criminal Court from the court’s jurisdiction.  U.S. diplomats have negotiated intensely, but unsuccessfully, at UN headquarters and in the capitals of the […]
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INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT BEGINS OPERATIONS

THE HAGUE, July 2, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Yesterday the Rome Statute for the International Criminal Court (ICC) entered into force.  “Crimes” under the ICC’s purview committed anywhere on earth can be tried by the international court, according to its foundational documents.  In its initial stages the court will be involved in setting up operations, however, “crimes” committed as of July 1, 2002 are open for prosecution by the court once it is fully operational.  An advance team for the ICC began its work yesterday to start recruiting and begin basic operations.  The team, consisting of eight experts, will work closely […]
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