SMALL GROUP OF CANADIAN RESEARCHERS ASK GOV’T TO ALLOW HUMAN CLONING

TORONTO, February 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A small group of professors and researchers from various Canadian universities are attempting to influence parliament to allow human cloning. The researchers claim that their aim is to use human cloning for research purposes only. Similar U.S. legislative proposals have been dubbed “clone and kill bills” since such cloning always involves the killing of cloned embryos. The group has written an editorial in the Parliament Hill newspaper The Hill Times hoping to influence politicians to support human cloning. The list of professors includes: Timothy Caulfield, Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, University […]
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FEMINISTS WHO INSISTED ON ABORTION FOR 9-YEAR-OLD NICARAGUAN GIRL EXCOMMUNICATED

MANAGUA, February 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The top education official for the Managua Archdiocese has told the press that all those who participated in forcing the nine-year-old girl who was pregnant to have an abortion have excommunicated themselves.  Monsignor Silvio Fonseca, said that the parents, the medical staff, and the feminist group, Network of Women Against Violence, which urged the abortion, “are excommunicated ‘ipso facto’.”  During his sermon on Sunday, Nicaraguan Archbishop Miguel Obando y Bravo warned that the abortion clinic staff were “putting themselves at the service of death” in killing the child.  The Church had offered to care […]
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PRO-ABORTION TEACHER FIRED FROM CATHOLIC SCHOOL FILES COMPLAINT

WILMINGTON, Deleware, February 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-abortion woman who was fired from her post as a teacher at a private Catholic school after her support for abortion was mentioned in a newspaper ad celebrating Roe v Wade, has launched a discrimination complaint. Michele Curay-Cramer, 31, claims her dismissal violated the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, which prohibits firing an employee for having an abortion.  Her attorney, Thomas S. Neuberger, believes the case will be a “slam-dunk”. He said, “There are no exemptions for religious institutions for sexual discrimination.”  The investigation into the matter could take up to six months after […]
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KOPP JURY SELECTION NEXT WEEK; JUDGE WANTS ‘NO MORE DELAYS’

BUFFALO, February 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Jury selection in the trial of self-confessed abortionist shooter James C. Kopp will begin next Monday. Erie County Judge Michael L. D’Amico said, “We are picking a jury Monday, we’ll start proof March 17.”  But Kopp attorney Bruce A. Barket still wants state charges against Kopp thrown out, on grounds that France might not have extradited Kopp under current circumstances. Kopp was originally indicted for intentional murder, but after Kopp told reporters he did not intend to kill Dr. Barnett A. Slepian, prosecutors added a new charge of causing Slepian’s death through “depraved indifference […]
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LUNCH WITH PRO-ABORTION POLITICIAN RAISES $3750 FOR CATHOLIC SCHOOL

DETROIT, February 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Over the objections of Catholics who have been outraged over Mercy High School’s inclusion of pro-abortion Governor Jennifer Granholm in their annual fundraiser, the auction of a lunch with the governor took place this weekend.  The lunch with Granholm brought $3,750 for the Farmington Hills Catholic girls school and a chance for two of its students to dine with the governor.  Earlier the school had withdrawn the controversial auction prize responding to concerns from Catholics, including concerns from the office of Detroit’s Cardinal Adam Maida.  However, the school later flip-flopped on the decision.  Detroit […]
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