Research finds that Infants Need Mother’s Gaze for Neural Development

MEXICO, July 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Science is starting to show what family advocates have pointed out for years, that mothers and fathers and especially day care workers, are not interchangeable in child development. Babette Francis, a pro-family lobbyist who has spent years tracking the UN’s ‘gender agenda,’ has written extensively on the damage done to families – and the laws that protect them – by feminist notions of gender identity. Francis writes in an article in News Weekly, about scientific findings showing the physical necessity of the presence of a child’s mother in his neural development.  Christine De Vollmer, […]
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United Nations Women’s Committee Gets In-House Lobby by Radical Pro-Abortion Group

NEW YORK, July 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As the United Nations Committee which monitors the implementation of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) wrapped up its latest three-week session it heard from various groups on how to ensure implementation of the convention’s policies.  Apart from hearing from groups concerned with legitimate women’s issues such as protection from armed conflict, the CEDAW committee also heard from the radical pro-abortion group Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) on July 21.  Known as the legal arm of pro-abortion militants in the U.S., CRR is notorious for fighting even health and […]
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UK Boy Treated for Blood Disorder with Genetically Matched Sibling’s Stem Cells

LONDON, July 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A five year-old British boy Charlie Whitaker has received stem cell treatment for a rare blood disorder; the cells came from his genetically matched IVF baby brother. Last week the UK Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority (HFEA) decided to relax its rules to allow the creation of children specifically genetically selected in IVF labs to serve as tissue donors for sick siblings and other family members. Charlie’s parents, Michelle and Jayson went to the United States for the IVF procedures.  The controversy surrounded Charlie’s parents request to have the IVF procedure. They said the […]
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Deadly Pornography and its link to Homosexuality https://zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=57511   Susan Buffett, wife of Warren Buffet, Likely World’s Foremost funder of Abortion-Lobby Dies https://www.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=domesticNews&storyID=5816977   Germany has registered 6,000 homosexual unions in last 3 years https://www.expatica.com/source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=52&story_id=10012   MSN Poll: Do you support embryonic stem-cell research?  https://moneycentral.msn.com/content/CNBCTV/Promos/P90525.asp   Oregon high court agrees to review question of gay marriage https://www.kgw.com/news-local/stories/kgw_072804_news_gay_marriage.21706eea.html   Miami Beach OKs partnership registry giving homosexual couples rights of married couples https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/southflorida/sfl-ddomestic29jul29,0,2867904.story?coll=sfla-home-headlines   Alaska Gov. Signs into Law Bill Making info on Abortion and Fetal Development available on State Website https://www.adn.com/front/story/5354855p-5293399c.html
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Stands on Moral Issues Greatly Affected by Religiosity Even Among College Students

LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Strongly religious college students tend to identify themselves as politically conservative and hold conservative views on issues of sex, abortion, gay rights, and drugs, according to new research released today by UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute.  The analysis, part of a national study of 3,680 third-year college students at 46 diverse colleges and universities, also shows that about one-fifth of college students are “highly religious,” while about the same number have low levels of religious engagement.  Highly religious was defined as a pattern of behavior that includes such things as attending religious services, […]
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Korean Court Refuses to Acknowledge Same-Sex ‘Marriage’

INCHEON, Korea, July 29, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Korean court has refused to acknowledge the request of a plaintiff who claimed her same-sex relationship constitutes a marriage, entitling her to half of assets shared with her partner, and alimony.  The court ruled that a woman, identified only as Lee, was under no compulsion to pay a partner of 20 years, identified as Kim, alimony or for shared assets. The court said that the Korean Constitution only recognizes marriage between a man and a woman, and so does not accept the relationship as valid.  tv
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“I had an abortion” T-shirt Story Sparks Firestorm

TORONTO, July 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – LifeSiteNews.com broke the story about Planned Parenthood’s latest addition to their ‘social fashion’ line—“I had an abortion” t-shirts—on Friday. Since then, it has elicited a firestorm of coverage—numerous news sources have joined the fray, among them: the Drudge Report, the Vancouver Sun, the New York Post, the San Diego Channel, the National Post and others. Available from Planned Parenthood’s on-line store, the t-shirt is marketed to post-abortive women to “assert a powerful message in support of women’s rights,” according to their web-site. Toronto’s News Talk 1010 CFRB hosted a live radio call-in show on […]
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Abortion Stand and the Latino Vote in the Presidential Election – Pro-Life Advantage

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Presidential candidate looking to capture the Latino vote will do slightly better to be pro-life in 2004, and likely much better in the future, according to a survey released last week by the Pew Hispanic Center and the Kaiser Family Foundation – both groups which are known to support abortion.  “The 2004 National Survey of Latinos: Politics and Civic Participation,” conducted by telephone from April 21, 2004 to June 9, 2004 among a nationally representative sample of 2,288 Latino respondents, including 1,166 registered voters, examines the views of Latino registered voters on a […]
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Former US Ambassador to Vatican says Catholics Excluded from DNC

BOSTON, July 28, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The former ambassador to the Vatican and three-term Democratic mayor of Boston, Ray Flynn, has said that the average American’s opinions, especially on such matters as abortion and gay marriage, just isn’t being heard or welcomed at the Democratic National Convention and by the Democratic Party in general. “The Democratic Party delegates, hierarchy, [and] leadership are out of touch with American mainstream values,” he said, as reported by CNSNews.com. Flynn is critical of presidential candidate John Kerry’s and the party’s views on such issue as abortion. He highlighted that the former Democratic governor of […]
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