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Military Expert Agrees Women Should Be Excluded From Draft Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness is concerned that if feminists ever succeed in forcing the Pentagon to allow women to be given combat assignments, then the draft might have to be expanded to include women.  https://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/10/82003g.asp   Former sex abuse panel head says he was subject of smear campaign https://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/20031002.htm   U.N. Debate on Cloning Ends in Indecision   https://www.cwfa.org/articles/4694/CWA/life/index.htm   NEA, SIECUS to Attack Abstinence Ed A top teachers union is teaming up with a liberal sex educators group to teach your kids about condoms.  https://www.family.org/cforum/fnif/news/a0028246.cfm   […]
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Outgoing California Governor Davis Signs Spate of Anti-Life Anti-family Bills

LOS ANGELES, October 8, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Outgoing California Governor Gray Davis, whose predictable loss to Republican actor-turned politician Arnold Schwarzenegger was confirmed today, took a last shot at political opponents by signing a flood of anti-life and anti-family legislative initiatives into law in recent days.  Davis signed a radical new law that allows public schools to ask students any sex questions imaginable, without the parental permission required by the current law.  SB 71, signed Wednesday by Davis, also authorizes “comprehensive” sex education for elementary school students including kindergarteners. Where the current law requires schools to obtain written parental permission […]
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National Pro-Life Conference Next Month in Edmonton

EDMONTON, October 10, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The 2003 National Pro-Life conference with its timely theme Silent No More is only a month away. The organizing groups are urging people to register now for the November 6-8 event at The Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton at the world famous West Edmonton Mall. Hosted by the Alberta Pro-Life Alliance Association and sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition, the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition and Life Canada, the conference features speakers such as Scott Klusendorf of Stand to Reason; Ted Byfield, founder of Alberta Report; Richard Doerflinger of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops; Heather Stilwell, a […]
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UNFPA Releases Yearly Propaganda Sheet to Promote Abortion

NEW YORK, October 8, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) –  The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which has been denied US funding due to its collusion in China’s coercive one-child population control programme, today released its State of the World’s Population (SWP) 2003 report. Scott Weinberg, spokesman for the Population Research Institute which conducted the investigation into the UNFPA collusion in China’s coercive policy, blasted the UNFPA report.  “The SWP report is an annual affair in which the organization racks its collective brain to come up with new euphemisms for promotion of abortion and licentious sexuality,” Weinberg told LifeSiteNews.com.  This year’s propaganda piece […]
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Governor Bush in Last-Minute Appeal to Save Life of Disabled Terri Schiavo

MIAMI, October 8, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With a judge’s order to remove the nutrition and hydration tube from disabled 39-year-old Florida woman Terri Schiavo looming on October 15, a flurry of activity to save the woman’s life has erupted.  Most significantly, on Monday Governor Jeb Bush filed an Amicus Memorandum into the federal proceedings of Terri’s case. Also in recent weeks a Canadian disabled activist began working with Canadian politicians to offer Terri asylum in Canada to protect her from what is being called the “starvation order”.  The memorandum cuts to the heart of the case seeking to “ensure that […]
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Life Chain 2003 Brings Pro-Life Message to Countless Millions

TORONTO, October 7, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This past Sunday October 5, from 2-3pm pro-lifers lined streets across North America and elsewhere to bring the pro-life message to passers-by and to pray for a return to a culture of life.  Royce Dunn, Life Chain founder and currently National and International Director of Life Chain told LifeSiteNews.com that it was an encouraging year.  “We try to build a national Life Chain and commit it to the Lord for Him to use,” said Dunn.  While Life Chain in the U.S. stopped compiling statistics on attendees, Dunn said more than 1000 chains were participating […]
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Supreme Court Reserves Judgement on Application to Appeal Homosexual ‘Marriage’ Ruling

OTTAWA, October 7, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Yesterday, a 5-judge panel of the Supreme Court of Canada heard arguments in the application to appeal the June Ontario Court of Appeal decision to redefine marriage to allow homosexual couples to wed. After hearing arguments the court reserved its decision without offering a date for the ruling. In addition to the family groups which sought to appeal the decision, another group representing religious organizations also sought to appeal. The Association for Marriage and the Family in Ontario included REAL Women of Canada, Focus on the Family and the Canada Family Action Coalition.  The […]
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