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Flying Pro-Life Dad Tells Teens to Fight the Matrix https://www.ncregister.com/Register_news/090703_0.htm   Debate on U.S. Federal Marriage Amendment Heating Up on Capitol Hill https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/9/afa/242003a.asp   Researcher Says Chinese Sexual Revolution Brings Exploitation, Not Liberation https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/9/afa/242003f.asp   ‘O’Reilly Factor’ Addresses Secular Influence, Apathy of Clergy O’Reilly asked his guests to postulate why members of the clergy have found it so difficult to speak out on America’s great current moral issues of the day. Apparently, a primary concern among pastors, priests, and rabbis is to avoid offending others by speaking out.  If the pastors indeed have the ear of their congregation, they need […]
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Microsoft Closes Down Its Massive International Chat Room Network Because of Sex Predators and Junk Email

REDMOND. Washington, September 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The abuse and corruption of the Internet by email spammers, pornographers and sex predators has led Microsoft to announce Wednesday that it would shut down its Internet chat rooms in 28 countries.  The increasing volume of viruses, objectionable unsolicited email (spam), pornography and sexual deviants using the Internet to lure children and others into viewing porn and even into sexual liaisons, has been causing major problems for the entire Internet system. There are even warnings from credible sources that the very survival of the Internet may be at stake if current trends are […]
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Victim of Medical Mutilation Wants Doctors to Reverse His “sex-change” Surgery

MELBOURNE, Australia September 24, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A victim of medical mutilation wants doctors to reverse his “sex-change” surgery. Alan Finch underwent so called “gender reassignment surgery” at the age of nineteen. At the time he thought he was a homosexual, then thought that he was “trapped in the wrong body” and with the support of his mother and doctors, underwent the surgery. As “Helen”, Mr. Finch then spent many years fruitlessly pursuing relationships with men and women, even going so far as to be illegally “married” to a man who knew nothing of his past. After this, he had […]
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Canadian Clergy Warn Senate Against Passage of Homosexual Hate Crime Bill

OTTAWA, September 23, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At a press conference today Evangelical, Catholic, Presbyterian, Pentecostal, and Orthodox clergy announced their objections to the passing in the House of Commons of Bill C-250, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda).  Rev. Tristan Emmanuel executive director of the ECP Centre, spoke for the group saying, “Private member’s Bill C-250 is pernicious Legislation. Its passage in the House of Commons was assisted by the Government’s furtive support.”  The group asked the Senate not to rubber stamp the legislation but to consider carefully its dangers. “As Canadian pastors we find this objectionable. […]
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Non-Religious Canadians Opposed to Homosexuality Endangered by Hate Crime Bill

TORONTO, September 23, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Atheists should be aware that the House of Commons forgot about them when it passed Svend Robinson’s Bill C-250,” warned Catholic Civil Rights League President Tom Langan. “The amendment made at third reading added protection for opinions based on belief in religious texts, but no defence was provided for citizens who may object to homosexual conduct for non-religious reasons.”  The most worrisome part of the law, however, is the section that was not touched by the third reading amendment.  “There is no defence to what is called ‘public incitement of hatred’,” said Langan. “What […]
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Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida Rejects Decision on Gay Bishop https://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/news/local/6822508.htm   Pennsylvania Court Rules Against Common-Law Unions https://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/wire/sns-ap-common-law-marriage,0,5705551.story?coll=sns-ap-nationworld-headlines   Abstinence Radio Ad Pulled After Planned Parenthood Objects https://www.reviewjournal.com/lvrj_home/2003/Sep-16-Tue-2003/news/22166959.html   South Florida Lab to Freeze Humans after Death in Eternal Life Scam https://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/6822915.htm?template=contentModules/printstory.jsp   Christian Medical Association Blasts FDA over RU-486 Death https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030922/180/5csj3.html   Washington State Health Coverage Expands to include Unborn Children https://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030922/180/5cqul.html   Bush Clears Way for Faith Based Groups https://washingtontimes.com/national/20030922-105412-3534r.htm   Builders boycott to prevent abortion facility construction https://www.caller.com/ccct/state_texas_news/article/0,1641,CCCT_876_2289621,00.html
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Women Who Regret Their Abortions to Speak on NYC Streets

NEW YORK, September 23, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After 30 years of America’s abortion debate, the voices of women who have experienced abortion’s devastating effects are being heard more loudly and in greater numbers. On Monday, some of these voices were heard on the streets of New York City, as participants in the Silent No More Awareness Campaign conducted one of numerous similar events taking place this month across the country.  The women stood on 6th Avenue between 49th and 50th Street, holding signs that read “I Regret My Abortion” and spoke about their abortion experience.  The Campaign, a joint project […]
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Toronto Priests Willing to Go to Jail If New Legislation Attempts to Prevent Promotion of Christian Morality

TORONTO, September 23, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Recent actions by both provincial and federal governments supporting dramatic legislative changes favouring homosexuality and same-sex ‘marriage’ are causing strong reaction in increasing numbers of churches.  For example, this past Sunday, at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Scarborough, Ontario, associate pastor Fr. Marshall Beriault made explicit the dangers and evil of pornography and sexual immorality, and indirectly referred to the recent passage of two measures in Parliament which threaten Canada’s moral culture. The 77-year-old retired pastor is widely respected for steadfast faithfulness, having brought the Cursillo movement to Canada in 1963 and for also […]
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