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Abortionists begin Giving Testimony against Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act https://abcnews.go.com/wire/US/ap20040331_196.html   Australian State Government to Introduce Legislation Making Killing an Unborn Child an Offense; Follows on conviction of man who intentionally killed girlfriend’s unborn child https://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/03/29/1080544424743.html   Reaction to Lancet: Breast Cancer Rates could be Reduced by More than Half if Women had More Children   https://www.abortionbreastcancer.com/news/040330/index.htm   New Zealand’s euthanasia advocate found guilty of attempted murder of her terminally ill mother https://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3586233.stm   Surrogate Mother Facing Prison after Selling Surrogate Child to Three Different Couples https://news.independent.co.uk/uk/crime/story.jsp?story=506513   Fr. Frank Provone: Don’t Elect Pro-Abortion Politicians https://www.ewtn.com/vnews/getstory.asp?number=45177   Abstinence Pledge Reduces […]
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Canadian Homosexual Hate Crimes Bill C-250 on the Order Paper Again Wednesday

OTTAWA, March 31, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Canadian Senate has still not completed Third Reading and final passage of Bill C-250, which had been expected to take place on Monday. Communications to the Senators have been flooding in the past few days from members of the public strongly opposed to the bill.  C-250 is on the order paper again today. That is, it is scheduled to be debated but may or may not actually receive Third Reading and final passage today.  Pro-family groups are urging all concerned Canadians to continue to flood the Senators and Liberal leader Paul Martin and […]
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Vasectomy-Reversal More Difficult than Previously Thought

CHELTENHAM, March 31, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At the British Fertility Society conference in Cheltenham, England, the fertility research community heard today that vasectomies may be more difficult to reverse than was previously suspected. Queen’s University Belfast researchers have found that men who have had vasectomy reversals have a sperm count that is as much as three times lower than men who have never undergone a vasectomy. One of the Queen’s researchers, Dr Carmel McVicar, said: “We did not expect to see this reduction in sperm count or pregnancy due to previous vasectomy and ongoing studies are attempting to decipher the […]
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Statistics Canada Releases 2001 Abortion Stats: Rates Increase

OTTAWA, March 31, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Statistics Canada today released information that 106,418 babies were deliberately killed in their mothers’ wombs in the year 2001 in Canada. The numbers do not include chemical abortions by the abortion pill or the abortifacient morning-after pill or abortions by abortifacient ‘contraceptives’. The reported death toll is added to the more than two million killed since 1969. The statistics reveal that almost one-quarter of all Canadian pregnancies end in abortion, or, for every three babies born, one is killed.  Jim Hughes, President of Campaign Life Coalition told LifeSiteNews.com that “This is an alarming figure,” […]
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Burlington, Ontario Catholic High Schools Host ‘Anti-Homophobic’ Group

BURLINGTON, Ontario, March 30, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Halton Organization for Pride in Education, or HOPE—formerly Halton-Anti-Homophobic Committee—has received a $14,000 federal grant to promote tolerance and acceptance of the homosexual lifestyle in four Halton Hills area high schools—including two Catholic high schools.  MP Paddy Torsney told the Hamilton Spectator that the federal government is providing the money as an initiative of the National Crime Prevention Strategy.  Marcus Logan, HOPE co-chair, told the Spectator, “We offer the students sensitivity training in ongoing sessions once a week and teach them how to develop strategies that reflect their school community, such as […]
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Girl Sues Florida Middle School for Refusal to Allow Pro-Life Pamphlets

CYPRESS LAKE, Florida, March 31, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An eighth-grader is suing Cypress Lake Middle School for forbidding her from distributing pro-life literature on April 16—a “Day of Remembrance” for children killed by abortion.  The suit states that Michelle Heinkel “has a sincere religious belief that abortion is wrong, and is sinful,” prompting her to distribute information that warns of the dangers “both to babies and to mothers who abort their babies.”  The sixth annual Day of Remembrance event marks the deaths of more than 40 million children who have been killed by abortion in the United States since the […]
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