Canadian Stem Cell Bill C-13 Scheduled for Resumed Parliamentary Final Debate Friday

OTTAWA, October 2, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSite has learned that the pernicious omnibus stem cell Bill C-13 is scheduled for resumed third reading debate on Friday.  While Pro-life leaders are warning that the vote on the legislation could come at any time, tomorrow included.  Karen Murawsky, Public Affairs Director of Campaign Life Coalition, told LifeSite that pro-lifers across the country are praying for the courageous politicians protecting the right to life by fighting the legislation.  “We stand with them in our prayers,” she said.  Bill C-13, an omnibus bill addresses human reproductive technology, such as embryonic stem cell research.  The […]
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Copy of Holy See Statement to UN Demanding Comprehensive Cloning Ban https://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=41826   French doctor admits euthanasia death https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3155924.stm
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Scottish Ministers Press towards Homosexual Civil Unions; Country Split over Issue

GLASGOW, October 1, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scottish Government ministers have published a consultation paper approving of a legal partnership registration scheme for homosexual couples, it was revealed today.  Also released today were the results of a survey showing opinion in the country divided down the middle over acceptance of such disordered relationships.  The “Attitudes to Discrimination in Scotland” report revealed that 48 per cent of Scots thought that it was wrong for men and women to be involved in homosexual relationships, reports the Daily Telegraph.  The survey also found the 60% objected to taxpayer monies funding homosexual activist groups as […]
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Conference Committee Approves ‘Clean’ Partial-Birth Abortion Ban

WASHINGTON, October 1, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A House-Senate conference committee yesterday approved the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act (S. 3/H.R. 760) in the form supported by the sponsors of the bill and by the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC).  On party-line votes, the conference committee dropped from the bill the Harkin Amendment, an endorsement of Roe v. Wade that had been added to the bill by a close vote in the Senate in March.  Wednesday evening, from about 8:30 to about 9:30 pm ET, pro-life lawmakers will give a series of speeches on the House floor in favour of the […]
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Non-Partisan Pro-Family Group Has No Party other than Family Coalition to Recommend to Ontario Voters

TORONTO, October 1, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canada Family Action Coalition has decided against issuing a voter’s guide in the Ontario election.  The group told LifeSite today that the reason is simply because we have concluded that at this point in Ontario’s history there are no significant differences in the major parties regarding family related policy.”  Brian Rushfeldt, executive director of CFAC said, “A voter guide would not show much. It would perhaps show the Family Coalition Party (which has nothing to do with our CFAC organization) has policies that are very Family friendly.”  In a letter to supporters, CFAC […]
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Vancouver Catholic Bishop Advised by Police to Seek Protection From Gay Activists

VANCOUVER, October 1, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop Adam Exner of Vancouver has been the target of nasty protests from homosexual activists outraged with his decision to withdraw Catholic schools in his diocese from a VanCity Credit Union banking program because of VanCity’s promotion of homosexuality.  The Vancouver Sun reports that Exner was threatened by an angry crowd of protesters yelling obscenities outside his window late at night.  “We have been in contact with Archbishop [Adam] Exner about the incident and talking to him about security measures he can take,” Vancouver Police spokeswoman Anne Drennan told the newspaper.  Although he would […]
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