California Appeals Court Blocks Attempt to Overturn Oregon Euthanasia Law

SAN FRANCISCO, May 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Doctors in Oregon can legally kill sick and vulnerable patients and, according to a decision of the federal appeals court, that will not be changed soon. 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has decided against US Attorney General John Ashcroft’s attempt to overturn the law. The so-called “Ashcroft Directive” was based on the federal restrictions on controlled substances which cannot be prescribed with the intention to kill. The 9th Circuit Court ruled that Ashcroft had exceeded the bounds of his authority. “The attorney general’s unilateral attempt to repudiate general medical practices historically entrusted […]
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County Health Department Settles in Suit Claiming Discrimination Based on Pro-Life Beliefs

ROCKFORD, IL, May 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A county health department sued for discrimination based on pro-life beliefs has decided to settle the case with a payment of $40,000. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed suit in May 2003 in U.S. District Court in Rockford, Illinois on behalf of Faith Moncivaiz, formerly a secretary with the DeKalb County Health Department. The suit contended that her former employer violated her rights of free speech, freedom of religion, as well as her right to be free from religious discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Illinois […]
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Using Words of Christ HLI President Strongly Rebukes Pro-Abortion Catholic Politicians

FRONT ROYAL, May 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, president of Human Life International, has issued a stinging rebuke to the 48 Catholic U.S. congressmen who have claimed that being denied communion because of their pro-abortion stance will “revive anti-Catholic bigotry”.  “The Lord Jesus had a term for those who professed to believe in sacred principles and then contradicted those principles by their public positions and actions: hypocrites,” said Fr. Euteneuer in a release. “Every wretched sinner, public or private, who turned away from sin, always received the fullness of His mercy, but He could not and would […]
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At least 56 MPs Not Running Again in Canadian Federal Election

OTTAWA, May 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ottawa Hill Times paper reported in its May 24 issue that at least 57 Members of Parliament are not running for re-election in the current federal election campaign.  The members not running again, listed by party are:  BLOC QUEBECOIS Yves Rocheleau (Trois-Rivières, Que.), Jocelyne Girard-Bujold (Alma-Jonquière)  Suzanne Tremblay (Rimouski-Neigette-et-la Mitis, Que.), Ghislaine Fournier (Manicouagan, Que.), Madeleine Dalphond-Guiral (Laval Centre, Que.)  CONSERVATIVE Roy Bailey (Souris-Moose Mountain Sask.), Rick Borotsik (Brandon-Souris, Man.), John Bryden (Ancaster-Dundas- Aldershot, Ont.), Reed Elley (Nanaimo-Cowichan, B.C.), Grant Hill (Macleod, Alta.), Howard Hilstrom (Selkirk-Interlake, Man.), Deb Grey (Edmonton, North, Alta.), Philip […]
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U.S. to Follow Canada Again – This time on Homosexual Hate Crime Law

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Kennedy-Hatch hate crimes bill, now sponsored by Republicans Orrin Hatch and Gordon Smith, which includes the term “sexual orientation,” will be brought up as an amendment next week in the Senate to the Defense bill. At a gathering with homosexual activists last year, Hatch told opponents of the proposed hate crimes measure to “grow up.”“Even though this bill is sponsored by Gordon Smith and Orrin Hatch—both Republicans—it’s really the old Kennedy hate crimes bill that’s been resurrected,” Bob Knight, director of the Culture and Family Institute said, as reported by Agape Press. “And […]
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Globe and Mail Falsely Implies Link from LifeSiteNews.com article to ‘Hate Crime’ Vandalism

TORONTO, May 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Globe and Mail, one of the largest national newspapers in Canada, and a constant supporter of gay activism, in a news piece today falsely implied a link between a LifeSiteNews.com story and a recent act of vandalism. Globe reporter Gayle MacDonald’s article, “Prom Queen offices trashed”, recounts the recent vandalism at the offices of Toronto-based Tapestry Pictures. The Globe story indicates that it is not known who committed the office vandalism or what the motivation was for the act.  Tapestry is the producer of the controversial made for TV movie, Prom Queen. A […]
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LifeSite NewsBytes

Special June 26 Fundraiser for Printer Scott Brockie’s Defence Expenses https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2004_docs/Brockieevent.pdf   Every Bishop a Wanted Bishop Satire https://www.splendoroftruth.com/curtjester/archives/004773.php   Ten questions regarding the denial of the Eucharist to politicians and more https://www.catholic.org/featured/headline.php?ID=989   MP fights abortion consent clause   https://www.nzherald.co.nz/storydisplay.cfm?storyID=3568392&thesection=news&thesubsection=general   Abortion ‘like Nazis’ ethos’ claim bishops   https://news.scotsman.com/uk.cfm?id=599202004   Incest Glorified in New French Film ‘Ma Mere’  https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2004/05/26/wfilm26.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/05/26/ixnewstop.html   Pro-Abortion Senator Ted Kennedy’s Wife Rebukes U.S. Bishops On Abortion   https://news.bostonherald.com/national/view.bg?articleid=29121   Economics Helping to Drive Use of Embryos, Warns Ethicist https://zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=54213   MTV to launch gay channel https://www.boston.com/ae/tv/articles/2004/05/26/mtv_to_launch_gay_channel>  At least 57 MPs not running for re-election   […]
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Terri Schiavo’s Parents Allowed Visit after 55 Days

CLEARWATER, Florida, May 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Terri Schiavo’s parents were allowed a one-hour visit Sunday, after a 55-day denial by Terri’s husband Michael Schiavo. The denial followed the mysterious appearance of puncture-like marks on her arms, observed after the Schindler’s last visit March 29. The mysterious marks incited Michael Schiavo’s lawyer, George Felos, to implicate the Schindler’s. Mary Schindler described the visit to WorldNetDaily reporter, Sarah Foster: “She laughed and she cried, and she tried so hard to talk – I think she even said ‘uh huh,’ twice. She kept following me back and forth with her eyes, and […]
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