Australian Euthanasia Advocate Philip Nitschke Contemplates Move to North America

WINNELLIE, Australia, May 27, 2004 (LifeSIteNews.com) – Australia’s “Dr. Death,” euthanasia campaigner Dr. Philip Nitschke, has expressed an intention to move his internet euthanasia services, EXIT Australia, to North America. The announcement comes as a result of new legislation drafted in Australia that would outlaw the use of the internet to educate people about the methods or provide the means for euthanasia. The EXIT Australia web-site reveals that “EXIT North America will shortly be hosting on its web site information and discussion about voluntary euthanasia about to become illegal in Australia.” EXIT currently offers several suicide devices, including the Exit […]
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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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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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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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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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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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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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DaVinci Code – False Advertising says Chuck Colson https://www.townhall.com/columnists/chuckcolson/cc20040527.shtml   Church leaders who admonish politicians on moral issues are doing their jobs.  https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2004/006/10.24.html   Liberals plunge to 33% in Ontario https://www.canada.com/ottawa/ottawacitizen/news/story.html?id=7d9a50ae-b198-4187-b574-f4561c06972e   Unmarried with Children: Has the Upward Trend of Cohabiting Couples with Children Halted?  https://www.cwfa.org/articles/5714/BLI/datadigest/index.htm   New Book Demystifies Gay Issues   https://www.family.org/cforum/feature/a0032148.cfm   Catholics who dissent with Church teachings should refrain from receiving Communion, Bishop Wuerl https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=1225   Globe and Mail Gay Propaganda Piece on Office Trashing Poses as News Story https://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/ArticleNews/TPStory/LAC/20040527/PROM27/TPEducation/  Australian Government Bans Same Sex Marriages and Wants Clampdown on Gay Adoptions https://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGB1HNANQUD.html
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