Ireland Opposes Ban On All Human Cloning – Ignores Pro-Life Constitution

DUBLIN, June 2, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a shocking move, the supposedly pro-life government of Ireland has opposed a European Parliament motion to ban all human cloning, including for ‘therapeutic’ purposes.  Initially the Irish government had backed the measure. An Irish Department of Health spokesman said that the government was opposed to reproductive cloning but was concerned that a ban on therapeutic cloning would hamper potentially beneficial research.  Dana Rosemary Scallon, the Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Ireland, charged that “The new Irish position is clearly in conflict with our constitutional protection of life from conception.”  Green Party […]
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Massachusetts Bishops’ Call For Political Action To Defend Marriage Definition

BOSTON, June 2, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic bishops of Massachusetts requested their pastors to read a statement in all parishes this past weekend regarding the probability of marriage being redefined by the State Supreme Court to include same-sex couples. In their letter the bishops urge strong political action by Catholics and others to support House Bill 3190, the Marriage Affirmation and Protection Amendment, which would amend the state constitution to define marriage as only a union between a man and a woman and which would reverse any court decisions contrary to that definition.  The bishops write that they are […]
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