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PRO-LIFE CANDIDATES IN FEDERAL AND STATE RACES WWW.wevoteprolife.com GUIDANCE FOR VOTING PRO-LIFE FROM PRIESTS FOR LIFE www.priestsforlife.org/elections INDIANAPOLIS LAW REQUIRING INFORMED CONSENT TAKES EFFECT MONDAY https://www.wishtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=993681&nav=0Ra7C6mv   TEEN SURVEY SAYS SEX OFTEN PART OF CASUAL RELATIONSHIPS https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story2&cid=571&ncid=751&e=1&u=/nm/20021029/hl_nm/sex_teenagers_dc   British scientist who helped clone Dolly the Sheep said Wednesday he will create 10 new human stem cell lines for his own research and to raise funds.  https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20021030/ap_wo_en_po/singapore_stem_lines_1
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DEPO-PROVERA IS USED FOR ABORTION, STUDY CONFIRMS

BOSTON, October 31, 2002 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Some women who inject their arms or buttocks with Depo-Provera to prevent conception still become pregnant—for a total of 0.42 pregnancies per 1,000 women each year, according to Dr. Lynn Borgatta, who heads a research team at Boston University. Borgatta says many Depo women discover they are pregnant only after the first trimester—requiring one-fifth to get additional injections to eliminate the baby, even at three months gestation.  “When pregnancy symptoms occur,” says Borgatta, who also teaches Family Planning and Reproductive Health at Boston U’s medical school, “liberal use of pregnancy testing would provide the […]
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WOMAN WHO PEPPER-SPRAYED PRO-LIFER COUNSELLOR MISSES COURT DATE

TORONTO, October 31, 2002 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSite has learned that Carol Ann Trueman, the woman who was charged with assault after she pepper-sprayed a pro-life counsellor in Toronto’s St. Michael’s hospital, missed her court appearance this week.  A clerk appeared on Trueman’s behalf to say that she is in the Carribean visiting her mother.  The judge issued a discretionary bench warrant for her arrest and she is to be in court to face the charges on November 20 at 10am at the College Park Court.  See related LifeSite coverage:  TORONTO PRO-ABORTS KIDNAP YOUNG WOMAN USING PEPPER SPRAY   https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2002/sep/02090501.html POLICE […]
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DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE MAKES CONTROVERSIAL APPOINTMENT

TORONTO, October 31, 2002 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace (CCODP) has announced new appointments of which one has raised eyebrows in the pro-life community. Richard Renshaw, C.S.C., the former Assistant Secretary General of the Ottawa-based Canadian Religious Conference, has been appointed Deputy Executive-Director of CCODP.  Renshaw was the chief apologist at the Canadian Religious Conference regarding their support for the pro-abortion, pro-homosexual March of Women. Other appointments announced by CCODP included: Sylvie Thériault, as Director of the Education Department’s French Sector; Mary Durran, as Researcher; Jacques Bouchard, as special advisor on fund-raising responsible for donations […]
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SCOTTISH BIRTH RATE HITS ALL TIME LOW

EDINBURGH, October 30, 2002 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scotland’s birth rate has fallen to the lowest point since records were first taken in 1855 – falling from 57,797 in 2000 to 57,382 in 2001. The 2001 census shows that Scotland’s population fell by 2% in the past 20 years.  Registrar General John Randall says, “A declining birth rate means that deaths now exceed births and this is a major factor in explaining why Scotland’s population has declined or increased less strongly than in other countries.”  The number of marriages also fell, from 30,367 in 2000 to 30,058 last year. More than 43% […]
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