President Bush’s Thanksgiving Day Proclamation to US Citizens

WASHINGTON, November 24, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – US President George W. Bush publicly thanked God for His blessings upon the U.S. Tuesday: “We are grateful for our freedom, grateful for our families and friends, and grateful for the many gifts of America,” he said, in a proclamation to the American people inaugurating Thanksgiving Day, 2004.  “On Thanksgiving Day, we acknowledge that all of these things, and life itself, come from the Almighty God,” the president continued. “On Thanksgiving, we remember that the true strength of America lies in the hearts and souls of the American people. “And we give thanks for […]
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MPs Tells Provinces to Stop Forcing Marriage Commissioners to Solemnize Gay Marriages

SASKATOON, SK, November 23, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Conservative Members of Parliament from Saskatchewan and Manitoba have written provincial Justice Ministers demanding that the religious rights of marriage commissioners in the province be respected.  The Saskatchewan Justice Marriage Unit and the Manitoba’s Vital Statistics Agency have instructed provincial marriage commissioners that they are required to perform same-sex marriages or resign from their positions.  Federal Conservative Justice Critic Vic Toews, who represents the Provencher riding in Manitoba, wrote the provincial Justice Minister saying, “Such an ultimatum is not only morally repugnant to many Canadians, but I believe as a matter of law […]
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Portuguese Prime Minister Refuses to Drop Abortion Charges

LISBON, November 24, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Portugal’s Prime Minister said Tuesday he would not consider suspending trials against women charged with procuring illegal abortions there. “Suspending prosecutions would amount to changing the law, and we can’t change the law,” Pedro Santana Lopes told RTP state television in an interview. The comments were in response to a proposal tabled by the opposition Communist party earlier in November to drop charges against any women who procured abortions. The ruling Social Democrats assured their coalition partner, the Popular Party, that they would not change abortion legislation or call another referendum before the next […]
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The Rise of the Values Voters https://www.nationalreview.com/comment/gallagher200411230852.asp   ‘Pro-choicers’ condemn Congress for expanding choice https://www.townhall.com/columnists/davidlimbaugh/dl20041123.shtml   Dr Benjamin Wiker on the Real Alfred Kinsey https://www.ignatiusinsight.com/features/bwiker_kinsey_nov04.asp   Palestinian Terror on San Francisco Campus https://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=16079   Experts: Russia Lacks Will to Fight AIDS   https://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=518&u=/ap/20041118/ap_on_re_eu/russia_aids_2&printer=1   Report: Nearly Half of Adults with HIV Are Women https://reuters.myway.com/article/20041123/2004-11-23T123820Z_01_L1994059_RTRIDST_0_NEWS-AIDS-DC.html   U.S. Students Free to Thank Anybody, Except God https://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,139304,00.html   ‘The New Gay World Order’  https://www.jamaicaobserver.com/columns/html/20041122T180000-0500_70031_OBS__THE_NEW_GAY_WORLD_ORDER_.asp   UK News Reports 9/11 Attack Foiled https://www.itv.com/news/951904.html   Mengele’s diaries reveal ‘Angel of Death’ unrepentant to the end https://thescotsman.scotsman.com/international.cfm?id=1341302004   55% of Americans Reject Evolution Theory for Creationism […]
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Former Canadian Catholic Prime Minister Awarded for Homosexual Activism

TORONTO, November 23, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Canadian homosexual “marriage” advocacy group announced Monday the presentation of their “10th annual International Role Model Award,” to former Prime Minister Jean Chretien, for his role in advocating acceptance of same-sex “marriage” in the country.  “As Canada’s Prime Minister, Jean Chretien championed same-sex marriage,” Equality Forum executive director Malcolm Lazin said. “In 2003, then Prime Minister Chretien called on Canadian citizens to support marriage equality. This impressive support by Mr. Chretien demonstrates the importance to Canadians of minority rights and separation of church and state.”  According to the Equality Forum news, Chretien is […]
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Abortion Approval Jumps in Australia

SYDNEY, November 23, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Australians are currently almost twice as likely to approve of abortion as compared to the results of a similar survey conducted only 14 years earlier, according to a 2001 report released Tuesday. Fifty-eight percent of Australians in 2001 said abortion should be readily accessible to women, versus only 39 percent in 1987, according to an Australian Institute of Family Studies report: Diversity and Change in Australian Families.  The increased support for access to abortion was noticed equally between women and men, whereas support dwindled with rising age of those surveyed.  “Almost 70 per cent […]
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Non Embryonic Stem Cell Treatment Allows Paralysed Brazilian To Walk, Talk Again

RIO DE JANEIRO, November 23, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Brazilian scientists have successfully transplanted adult stem cells into a woman’s brain, facilitating her recovery from a brain hemorrhage that left her paralysed and unable to talk.  Maria da Graca Pomeceno, 54, had bone marrow stem cells taken from her pelvis and injected into her damaged brain. Local television broadcasts showed her walking up stairs and talking.  Hans Fernando Dohmann, director of Rio’s Pro-Cardiaco Hospital, said that hers was the first reported successful treatment of this condition, but that trials with 14 more patients are in the works. “We are still at […]
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The Harmful Effects on Children of Exposure to Pornography

EDMONTON, November 23, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In recognition of World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse (Nov. 19), the Canadian Institute for Education on the Family (CIEF), has released a research paper, titled: The Harmful Effects on Children of Exposure to Pornography   Quoting numerous scientific studies, the paper demonstrates a strong correlation between exposure to pornography and subsequent deviant sexual behaviour by children.  Canadian society has become an increasingly pornographic society in recent decades with disturbing implications for the children raised in it.  The explosive growth of the Internet over the last decade and the freely available pornography […]
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