Canada OB/GYNs Propose Abortions in Schools via Morning After Pill

OTTAWA, April 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a pamphlet issued last month, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada advocates early abortions to be available to students in schools with the use of the morning after pill. The pamphlet entitled Contraception Consensus Guidelines, says that “Hormonal emergency contraception should be available without a prescription in pharmacies, family planning clinics, emergency rooms, walk-in clinics, and school health programs.”  See the pamphlet online at:  https://www.sogc.org/SOGCnet/sogc_docs/common/guide/pdfs/ps143_1_3.pdf See related LifeSite coverage:  VATICAN REPEATEDLY DENOUNCES MORNING AFTER PILL AS ABORTIVE www.lifesite.net/ldn/2001/may/01051502.html
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Canadian Parliament Passes Homosexual Hate Crime Bill Threatening Freedom of Speech

OTTAWA, April 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – This afternoon the Canadian Senate voted 59-11 for final passage of homosexual hate crime Bill C-250 which places the undefined term “sexual orientation” into Canada’s already contentious hate crime legislation. The vote was recorded and a list of those who voted for and against the bill will be available on Hansard. The new provision in the criminal code could readily open up prosecution of individuals and groups who express views considered by courts to be “publicly inciting hatred” In order to be found guilty of an indictable offence under the code, which carries a […]
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Liberal Government Hypocritical on Same-sex Parenting

OTTAWA, April 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The media recently reported that the Justice Department has completed a summary of studies that allegedly indicate that there are no differences between children of heterosexual and homosexual parents.  This was in response to the Liberal government’s recent support of same-sex marriage in the courts.  REAL Women Canada points out that by taking this position the Liberal government contradicts the position it took only one year ago at the Ontario Court of Appeal when it argued against the constitutionality of same-sex marriages.  To corroborate its arguments against same-sex marriages in the Ontario appeal case, […]
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New Phoenix Bishop Orders Priests to Disassociate from Gay Document

PHOENIX, April 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted, the newly appointed leader of the Phoenix Catholic diocese, has ordered nine priests and one religious brother to remove their names from a document written and promulgated by an activist organization for homosexual clergy, “No Longer Silent: Clergy for Justice.” The “Phoenix Declaration” states “Homosexuality is not a sickness, not a choice, and not a sin. We affirm that GLBT persons are distinctive, holy, and precious gifts to all who struggle to become the family of God.”  The bishop has ordered the priests and brother to remove their names “under […]
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Washington’s Cardinal Equivocates on Communion for Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians

ROME, April 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic Church’s highest authority on matters pertaining to its sacraments stated recently that Catholic politicians who support abortion may not receive the Eucharist when they attend Mass. At a press conference April 23, Francis, Cardinal Arinze, the prefect for the congregation for Divine Worship and Discipline of Sacraments said that a politician such as John Kerry “is not fit” to receive communion…If they should not receive, then they should not be given.” In the Catholic Church, it is not possible to receive communion unless it is given by a priest or person delegated […]
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Pro-Life Medical Student at University of Manitoba Reinstated after More than a Year of Trials

WINNIPEG, April 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A medical student in his last year at the University of Manitoba Medical School who was threatened for years with failure for his unwillingness to partake in any abortion-related activity has finally been reinstated in good standing. The Christian student, who wishes to remain unnamed, has for years lost successive appeals on a failing grade in an Obstetrics and Gynecology portion of his program for his refusal to perform or refer for any abortive procedure. Prior to this reversal, three separate appeals to the Medical School beginning in October last year all failed to […]
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Massachusetts Gay Marriage Author Accused of Conflict of Ethics Violation

BOSTON, April 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Margaret Marshall, chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court delivered a keynote speech to the Massachusetts Lesbian and Gay Bar Association in 1999. She is now being accused of an ethics violation since she was the author of the Massachusetts decision that allowed homosexual “marriage.” In the speech Marshall praised the growth of “gay friendly” legislation in international jurisprudence. Brian Camenker, president of the Parents Rights Coalition and a leader of the Article 8 Alliance, accused Marshall of violating the state’s Code of Judicial Conduct. “Being at a fund-raiser is something you’re not […]
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