German UN Reps Reject German Parliament Call for Comprehensive Ban on Cloning

UNITED NATIONS September 26, 2003 (C-Fam.org/LifeSiteNews.com) – On the eve of renewed debate on human cloning at UN headquarters, the German government has announced that it will continue to push for only a partial ban on human cloning, despite its own parliament’s call for the government to work with the United States and other countries that seek a ban on all forms of human cloning.  In an interview this week with the German-based Catholic News Agency (KNA), Kerstin Mueller, Foreign Office State Minister, signaled her government’s intention to seek an international ban on reproductive cloning and only regulation of so-called […]
News
 • 

LifeSite NewsBytes

Can U.S. schools survive liberalism? – Anne Coulter https://www.nationalpost.com/commentary/story.html?id=0AB37E1B-B04A-4C36-97DD-7C12E5843F4C   DOJ Promises to Pursue Porn Industry with New Obscenity Investigations https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/9/192003a.asp   Marriage law eyed for GOP platform Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie yesterday accused homosexual activists of intolerance and bigotry by attempting to force the rest of the population to accept alien moral standards.  https://www.washingtontimes.com/national/20030922-115106-3739r.htm   Just say ‘no’ to pregnant soldiers?  Petition asks Bush to revise Clinton-era ‘social engineering’ policies https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=34777 Alliance-Tory merger talks stalled https://www.globeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20030926.walli0926/BNStory/Front/  A charter for a political alternative – Scott Brison, Peter G. White, and Ken Kalopsis https://www.nationalpost.com/commentary/story.html?id=F97BDA4B-292C-4CF3-8273-09CA7A13EB27   Rabbi Daniel Lapin on […]
News
 • 

Philippine President Seeks Pope’s Blessing for Country Noting its Pro-Life Stand

MANILA, September 26, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Philippine President Arroyo told the media yesterday that she will soon have an audience with Pope John Paul II and ask his blessing for the mostly Catholic country.  She said she wanted to discuss the country’s pro-life and pro-family commitment.  “I want to discuss how the policies of our government are in agreement with the teachings of the Catholic Church, such as the policies on divorce, on abortion and the death penalty,” she told the media.  See the AFP coverage from SunStar:  https://www.sunstar.com.ph/static/net/2003/09/26/arroyo.to.show.adherence.to.catholic.rules.in.talk.with.pope.(12.23.pm).html
News
 • 

Eugenics was Common Cause Between Nazis and the Modern Left

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Eugenics was an integral part of National Socialism, but in the modern United States, most supporters of eugenics were “Progressives,” recalls a September 25 feature in FrontPage Magazine.  David Starr Jordan, Robert Latham Owen, William Allen Wilson, Harry Emerson Fosdick, Robert Latou Dickinson, Katherine Bement Davis, and Virginia Gildersleeve, are among the Progressive figures associated with the eugenics movement in the U.S. Similarly, British leftists such as Bertrand Russell were “outspokenly in favour of eugenics,” says FrontPage.  FrontPage notes that many of the eugenics “true believers” in the post-war era campaigned for legalized abortion, […]
News
 • 

Sold Out Homosexuality Conference Reveals Need

TORONTO, September 26, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Over 900 people attended Focus on the Family’s Love Won Out conference in Toronto last weekend. An issue formerly avoided by many within the Christian community, homosexuality is now a topic that Canadians are eager and desperate to learn more about. “We are screaming for understanding,” one attendee commented.  “This seminar is the first time I have ever heard a straightforward Christian response to this most difficult time in Christian history”.  Attendees came from British Columbia, Alberta, New Brunswick, Ontario, Quebec and 12 states to hear former homosexuals tell their stories while presenting the […]
News
 • 

Liberal Leader McGuinty Blasted at All Candidates Debate for Failing to Live up to Faith

OTTAWA, September 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ottawa-South All Candidates debate last night was heavily attended since it is the riding of Ontario Liberal Leader Dalton McGuinty.  The Liberals’ main contender in the riding and provincially is the Progressive Conservative Party. However, the opponent that most ruffled McGuinty at the meeting was John Pacheco representing the Family Coalition Party.  Pacheco lit into McGuinty from the beginning of the debate setting the tone for the evening.  “Ladies and gentleman, this provincial election is really about ONE central issue: preserving the traditional definition of marriage between one man and one woman to […]
News
 • 

LifeSite Newsbytes

Netherlands’ Experiment Proving Fatal to Institution of Marriage https://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=WU03I18   Conservative Leader Weyrich Says Assault Against Traditional Marriage Has Awakened ‘Sleeping Giant’  “The community of believers recognizes that either they preserve traditional marriage as the backbone of society, or society will become even more perverse,” said Paul Weyrich. The conservative spokesman says Christians now understand about this issue what they failed to realize about abortion 30 years ago—that they cannot run and hide.  https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/9/afa/252003d.asp   The ‘Cult of the Judge’  Judge Robert Bork’s new book examines how judicial tyranny came to be such a threat not only to the American […]
News
 • 

Canadian Supreme Court Kills British Columbia Bubble Zone Appeal

LANGLEY, BC, September 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court of Canada decided it will not hear the appeal of a lower court conviction under British Columbia’s Bubble Zone Legislation. James Roger Demers, a Nelson BC carpenter, held a sign at the entrance to the Every Woman’s abortion clinic in Vancouver. His sign quoted a United Nations human rights treaty, guaranteeing the inherent right to life of every human being. After observing him for four days, police charged him with breaching the bubble Zone that prevents any opposition to abortion from being expressed within 50 metres of the abortion facility.  […]
News
 • 

United Auto Workers Proposal to Insure Abortion Withdrawn After Uprising by Union Members

DETROIT, September 25, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A demand from the United Auto Workers union that car manufacturers insure their employees’ abortions and contraceptives, has been rejected after an uprising by pro-life members.  After finding out about the measure, many members were outraged that they had not been consulted before the controversial proposal was made.  The circulation of a pro-life petition and numerous phone calls to UAW headquarters put an end to the proposal.  Local news reports that UAW President Ron Gettelfinger was furious that union and company sources had leaked the contentious proposal to the news media.  See the Detroit […]
News
 •