11 Major Flaws of Canadian Stem Cell Bill C-6 Concisely Explained by Dr. John Shea

Toronto, February 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. John Shea, who has extensively researched the reproductive technologies issues related to the Canadian Stem Cell Bill C-13, has produced a brief, point-form list of the major flaws of the bill. The legislation is currently before second reading hearings in the Canadian Senate. This list is more detailed than a similar list from Campaign Life Coalition that was published on LifeSiteNews.com on February 26. https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004/feb/04022602.html 1.  The Bill allows invitro fertilization of human beings. 2.  Because of the inadequate definition given for the words “human clone”, the Bill allows the following kinds of […]
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Meeting of Catholic Bishops of America on ‘Threat to the Family’ Ignores Massive Homosexual ‘Marriag

SAN ANTONIO, February 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishops from Canada, the United States and Latin America met in San Antonio, Texas, last week to consider the question: ‘Is the institution of the family threatened in America?’  The February 16-19, 2004, produced a statement which shockingly ignores the threat to marriage currently posed by very aggressive homosexual activism.  According to a release prior to the meeting, the bishops were to be reflecting on Pope John Paul II’ 1999 warning to the Catholic church in America that, “Many insidious forces are endangering the solidity of the institution of the family in most […]
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Quick Summary of Canadian Stem Cell Bill C-6, Formerly C-13

OTTAWA, February 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With the possible imminent passage of the fatally flawed Reproductive Technologies in the Canadian Senate LifeSite provides below a simple point-form list of the complex bill’s problems and good points.  Problem points:  1.  Denies the humanity of the unborn child 2.  Does not ban all forms of cloning 3.  Encourages in vitro fertilization (test tube babies), to create more “spare” embryos for research 4.  Allows the implantation of clones into artificial wombs and mandates the killing of cloned babies before birth 5.  Allows doctors to perform in vitro fertilization for homosexuals and unmarried person […]
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Wisconsin Assembly Ushers In Nation’s Most Comprehensive Conscience Clause Bill

MADISON, February 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Wisconsin Assembly approved a conscience clause bill Tuesday which would protect health care professionals and facilities from penalties for refusing to be involved with abortion, assisted suicide, euthanasia and unethical medical experiments involving the deliberate destruction of in vitro human embryos or the use of tissue from aborted babies. The bill was approved by the Senate on February 4th by a vote of 20 to 13.  The new law replaces one that has been in existence since the early 1970’s, but was, according to Rep. Jean Hundertmark (R-Clintonville), lead sponsor of the bill, […]
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Costa Rican President Abel Pacheco Receives Peace Prize for Fight Against Human Cloning

NEW YORK, February 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Abel Pacheco, President of the Republic of Costa Rica, will receive the Kolbe Prize for Peace in recognition of his leadership at the United Nations in the ongoing debate over human cloning. The prize will be awarded this evening at a black-tie dinner held at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. The evening begins at 8:00 p.m. and will include the reading of a letter from President George W. Bush congratulating President Pacheco for his work that led to him receiving this prestigious award.  “President Pacheco has gathered a coalition of […]
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LifeSite NewsBytes

Ex-Liberal MP John Bryden joins Conservatives   https://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2004/02/25/360573-cp.html   Kerry expects to walk fine line on gay ‘marriage’  https://www.washtimes.com/national/20040226-120406-2501r.htm   ‘Vile’ Bush Rings Wedding Bells for ‘Horrified’ Rosie O’Donnell https://www.newsmax.com/archives/ic/2004/2/26/102807.shtml   Clear Channel Head ‘Ashamed’ of Programs   https://apnews.myway.com/article/20040226/D80V1S7G0.html   Microsoft’s Tokyo offices raided https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/3488186.stm   Illinois House Committee Approves Sale of Morning After Pill Without Doctor’s Prescription https://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/news/stories.nsf/0/C2FAD7D8D648FD8B86256E4500160137?OpenDocument&Headline=Panel+advances+%22morning-after%22+bill++  Tennessee Senate Committee Approves State Constitution Amendment to Allow Abortion Restrictions https://www.commercialappeal.com/mca/midsouth_news/article/0,1426,MCA_1497_2680964,00.html   UN General Assembly Approves Appointment Of Louise Arbour Of Canada As High Commissioner For Human Rights https://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2004/ga10231.doc.htm   Controversial Actress Rosie O’Donnell ‘marrying’ girlfriend today https://www.kesq.com/Global/story.asp?S=1670963   PM […]
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Gay and Lesbian Alliance OK in Oregon High School; Bible Club Taboo

PORTLAND, February 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Some teachers at Marshall High School in Portland have complained to their principal about Christian books and a Bible that were put on display by the Bible Club. The display was dismantled on the advice of the district lawyer. Officials wanted to avoid giving the impression that they might be endorsing Christianity, according to a report by FOXNews.  The Hispanic Club, the Chess Club, and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance have set up similar displays in the school.  Bible Club leader Jeff Chatterton, after speaking to the American Center for Law and Justice has […]
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Pope John Paul II to Resume Pastoral Visits to Parishes of the Roman Diocese; Theme: Sanctity of the

VATICAN CITY, FEB 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his customary address at the beginning of lent, Pope John Paul II told the priests of his diocese of Rome that he was planning to renew his pastoral visits to the parishes. The Holy Father articulated his plans to the priests, saying “In the first place, Rome: what does Rome mean? A petrine city. And every parish is petrine. There are 340 parishes in Rome and I have visited 300. There are 40 left to go. But this Saturday we will resume these visits. Let’s hope that all goes well.”  John Paul […]
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