Abortion Docs Don’t Have to Report Statutory Rape Court Rules

WICHITA, Kansas, July 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In a decision handed down Monday, a federal judge ruled that abortionists are not required to comply with a law requiring the reporting of sexual abuse or rape of minors to authorities. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten argued that most underage sex is consensual, thus a mandatory reporting of all underage sexual activity would constitute an invasion of privacy. He also reasoned that mandatory reporting would deter minors from seeking abortions out of fear of the abusive relationship being exposed.  Although the several media reports lead readers to think all underage reporting […]
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Malaysian Movie Censors Restrict Gibson’s The Passion to Christian-Only Audience

JOHOR BARU, July 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Muslim government of Malaysia has decided to restrict viewing of Mel Gibson’s blockbuster, The Passion of the Christ, to Christian audiences. The Film Censorship Board of Malaysia had originally intended to ban the film outright but after intervention of the Prime Minister has allowed it to play in ‘designated’ cinemas without advertising. Malaysia’s population is made up of no more that 9% Christians while the great majority is Sunni Muslim. The official state religion of Malaysia is Islam.  Islam prohibits the depiction of humans or animals and considers Jesus to be a […]
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British Health Authority Calls for More Condom Use after 57% Rise in STD’s

LONDON, July 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – British health officials have seen a rise of 57% in sexually transmitted diseases since 1995, from 449,666 to 708,083 cases in 2003. Sex education campaigners immediately called for an increase in sex education for the young and for greater access to clinics specializing in treatment of STD’s, despite the fact that these same measures were pushed during the time of the dramatic rise of the diseases. Many of the diseases are new and many also cause permanent infertility in women. Recent statistics have shown that Britain has one of the world’s highest rates of […]
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When Bishops Fear to Lead https://www.nypost.com/postopinion/opedcolumnists/27828.htm   90 Million Missing Females, and a $45 Trillion Gap – The Fruits of Misguided Family Planning https://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=57297   Satanism Linked to Priest’s Murder in Chilean Cathedral https://www.zenit.org/english/visualizza.phtml?sid=57388   ‘Art’ Exhibit Featuring Gay Porn Investigated by Police https://www.canada.com/national/nationalpost/news/artslife/story.html?id=e386525f-a64b-498e-b791-19cba384653b   Linda Ronstadt: I don’t like singing for Christians https://www.wnd.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=39542   ‘Simpsons’ Cartoon to Promote Homosexual ‘Marriage’ with ‘Gay’ and Legal ‘Gay Marriage’  https://www.channel3000.com/entertainment/3582014/detail.html   Kerry can’t shoot deer or stop terror By Mark Steyn https://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml;sessionid=O3INY3JCST2KDQFIQMGCNAGAVCBQUJVC?xml=/opinion/2004/07/27/do2702.xml&sSheet=/news/2004/07/27/ixnewstop.html&secureRefresh=true&_requestid=15234   Hotel Porn Causing Problems for Female Staff Being Accosted by Guests https://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3928441.stm   French court nullifies gay marriage https://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20040727.wfran0727/BNStory/International/  […]
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France’s First Homosexual “Marriage” Nullified

BEGLES, France, July 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A court nullified Tuesday the first same-sex “marriage” performed in France. Noel Mamère, mayor of Begles, despite warnings from government officials that the ceremony was illegal, “married” two men, a nurse and a shop worker, June 5. As a result of his defiant action, Mamère, who is also a Green Party member of national parliament, was later stripped of his mayoral duties by Interior Minister Dominique de Villepin for one month. French legislation allows for mayors to be penalized if they “gravely misunderstand the duties of their office.”  The court decision to nullify […]
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Nicaragua Government Moves to Close Legal Loophole Allowing Abortion

MANAGUA, July 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Nicaraguan Deputy Jamileth Bonilla of the conservative ruling Liberal Constitutional Party (PLC) has announced that her party will push for the closing of a loophole in the pro-life legislation which allows for “therapeutic” abortions.  In comments to the Inter Press Service, she said it “should be made a criminal act”.  The move comes after feminist groups used the tragic rape, and subsequent pregnancy of a nine year old girl to push for legalization of abortion.  The child referred to as Rosita eventually did get an abortion even though it was deemed illegal since the […]
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Canadian Government Insists Immigrant Strippers Bare All for Officials

TORONTO, July 27, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sergio Mercado, of the Canadian Embassy in Mexico has issued a memo ordering all Canadian Immigration Officers to insist on seeing the full monty if a woman wants to come to Canada to work as a stripper. Canadians were informed by their immigration officials in June that there was a severe shortage of professional table and lap ‘exotic’ dancers which would be made up by inviting foreign professionals to come to Canada on special visas. Since then, hundreds of women, mostly from severely economically depressed former Soviet Bloc nations, have come to Canada. “Canadian […]
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Federal Judge Thwarts Mississippi Law Illegalising Abortion after 13 Weeks

JACKSON, July 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge overturned Friday a new Mississippi law that would have made abortions performed after 13 weeks gestation illegal. The new legislation made abortions illegal after 13 weeks except when committed at hospitals or ambulatory surgical clinics—neither of which perform abortions in the state.  U.S. District Judge Tom S. Lee upheld a temporary injunction issued on July 2, after one of the two state abortuaries, the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, challenged the law that came into effect July 1. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization is trying to attain the status of a ambulatory […]
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Priest to Deliver Invocation to DNC in Boston- Archbishop Planned to be Out of Town

BOSTON, July 26, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Paulist priest who regularly gives Kerry communion will give the opening blessing to the Democratic National Convention. The Democratic Party has been increasingly criticized by Catholic bishops for its aggressive support of abortion. Rev. John B. Ardis, director of the Paulist Center, will be giving an ‘invocation,’ to the delegates. Ardis has made himself a central figure in the public row over the reception of communion for publicly pro-abortion Catholics. Kerry and his wife, who live nearby, attend services at the Paulist Center in Boston. Ardis said that he had received the sanction […]
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