PHILIPPINES WAVERS ON ABORTION AS HALF OF CONGRESS READY TO SUPPORT IT

MANILLA, September 9, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Filipino media are reporting that more than 100 of the 214 members of Congress are backing the Reproductive Health Care Act (House Bill 4110 ) which would allow for abortion. Church leaders, in the heavily Catholic country said they would maintain their stance on the need for protection of the life of the unborn regardless of the outcome of the legislation.  Msgr. Rey Monsanto noted that Pope John Paul II remained outspoken on the issue despite the passage of even worse laws in other countries.  “We will sustain our stand even if it means […]
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CANADIAN MILITARY PURCHSES HOMOSEXUAL EXERCISE VIDEOS FOR TROOPS

OTTAWA, September 6, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Canadian military has purchased 26 episodes of a fitness show created for an all-homosexual TV network.  The Department of National Defence has purchased episodes of “Urban Fitness” which airs on Pride Vision.  The show carries the motto: “Feeling fit. And doing it in style.”  According to Yahoo News, the show will be shown by closed circuit broadcast to troops in Europe and the Middle East. See the Yahoo News coverage:  https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/po/20020906/co_po/canada__military_buys_gay_tv_shows
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CALIFORNIA BECOMES MOST PRO-ABORTION STATE

SAN FRANCISCO, September 6, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In a brazen all-out concession to the pro-abortion movement, California’s Democratic governor Gray Davis has passed three bills that place his state at the forefront of jurisdictions whose laws stand in contempt of human life.  The three bills, highlighted by Operation Rescue, are: (1.) SB 1301, the Reproductive Privacy Act, an attempt to enshrine abortion as a protected right even if in future the Supreme Court overturns Roe. v. Wade; (2.) AB 2194, which order many hospitals and doctors to provide and undergo abortion training; and (3.) AB 1860, which requires that rape […]
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DEMOCRATS REJECT BUSH JUDICIAL NOMINEE IN SYMBOLIC BLOW

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Senate Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to defeat Bush nominee Priscilla Owen’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals. Liberal interest groups made it their goal to kill her nomination in committee, and Senate Democrats made it so.  “The leftists’ attack against Justice Owen was based on lies, and Owen clearly refuted the bogus charges brought against her in her hearing,” said Sandy Rios, president of Concerned Women for America. The Judiciary Committee should have rejected the false and misleading accusations leveled against this decent, highly qualified woman of integrity.”  Family Research […]
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DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE SPONSORS PRO-ABORTION MAGAZINE

TORONTO, September 6, 2002 (LSN.ca) – LifeSite has learned that an anti-Catholic, pro-abortion publication is being funded by church-funded organizations.  The Social Edge, a magazine featuring well-known dissident ‘Catholic’ Joanna Manning as one of three regular contributors, is sponsored by the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (the official Catholic social justice arm of the Catholic Bishops Conference), Novalis Publications (publishers of the missalette used in most Catholic churches throughout Canada), the Canadian Catholic Health Association, and Scarboro Foreign Missions among others.  In an April article featured in the magazine, Manning spouts her pro-abortion anti-church rhetoric. “By opposing abortion […]
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