TEEN PROMISCUITY AND ABORTION ON RISE IN INDIA

NEW DELHI, September 27, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Sexual promiscuity and abortions are on the rise across India, according to the Hindustan Times. But experts are recommending the same failed solutions—sex education and contraception—that have driven up teen promiscuity in Western countries and everywhere else they have been imposed.  “Schools should impart sex education,” said gynecologist Kamini A. Rao. Teenagers need coaching in use of contraceptives, and use of “emergency” contraceptive tablets must be spread. “The use of emergency contraceptives has been a secret. But it is simple in its use and people should know about it. Its global success rate […]
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U.S. HOUSE GIVES GO-AHEAD TO PAY $322 MILLION UN DUES

WASHINGTON, September 27, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The House of Representatives has authorized payment of $244 million in unpaid membership dues to the United Nations, the final part of the $926 million in back dues the United States agreed to pay in 1999, plus $78 million in new fees.  As part of the U.S. agreement to pay up, the United Nations promised to reform its notorious bureaucracy—a sticking point for longtime UN-monitor Sen. Jesse Helms, who is retiring. But the payment is also seen as a goodwill gesture as the Bush Administration seeks international support for “regime change” in Iraq.  For […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

ALLEGED CLONE-CARRYING WOMAN FLEES KOREA BAN A controversial group that claims to have implanted a cloned embryo into a South Korean woman says the “surrogate mother” has been moved out of the country ahead of government moves to ban cloning.  https://www.cnsnews.com/ForeignBureaus/archive/200209/FOR20020927b.html   EDUCATION DOES NOT STOP NEEDLE-SHARING Most young injection drug users infected with hepatitis C continue to share needles and other drug paraphernalia, even after being given risk counseling and referred to needle-exchange programs, a new report has found.  https://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20020927-76849229.htm   WHAT IS PROROGATION?  The Prime Minister recently prorogued Parliament until Sept. 30. Many Canadians responded, “he did what?” […]
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LIFESITE HUMOUR

Published in a Church bulletin this past Sunday   HI-TECH PSALM 23   The Lord is my programmer, I shall not crash;  He installed His software on the hard disk of my heart.  All of His commands are user-friendly.  His directory guides me to the right choices for His name’s sake.  Even though I scroll through the problems of life,  I will fear no bugs;  For he is my back-up;  His password protects me.  He prepares a menu for me in the presence of my enemies;  He is only a stroke away.  Surely goodness and mercy will follow me all […]
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PRO-LIFE GROUP FORCES BRITAIN TO FACE UP TO CHINA’S ONE-CHILD POLICY

WESTMINSTER, September 26, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has forced the British Foreign Office to address for the first time the gross violations of human rights committed under China’s one-child policy. Following SPUC-initiated criticism by the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee and pressure from SPUC’s 45,000-strong membership, the Foreign Office has for the first time included a section on the one-child policy in its Human Rights Annual Report. The report expresses “concerns … such as enforced sterilisations, the abortion of female foetuses and the abandonment of female children”, noting that these “are […]
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