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Tax law casts doubt on stem cell royalties; California may not reap billions promised to voters last fallhttps://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/10/25/MNGTFFDK8J1.DTL CWA Official: Rising Crime Among Women Linked to Feminist Agendahttps://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/10/272005c.asp PBS Film Unfairly Represents Fatherhoodhttps://headlines.agapepress.org/archive/10/272005f.asp Silent Night, Secular Night – Is Christmas verboten?https://www.nationalreview.com/comment/gibson200510270839.asp ‘For sale’ signs hung up on Newfoundland churcheshttps://stjohns.cbc.ca/regional/servlet/View?filename=nf_church_sale_20051026 Social Worker Charged In Teen Abortion Casehttps://www.wfmynews2.com/news/article.aspx?storyid=50842 Subpoenas out in Katrina euthanasia probehttps://washtimes.com/upi/20051027-064825-7915r.htm Internet Information or Internet Infiltration? https://www.freecongress.org/commentaries/2005/051027.asp Turner’s 1 billion dollar gift to UN also raises a troubling legal issuehttps://www.discoverthenetwork.org/funderprofile.asp?fndid=5350&category=79 Catholic Parents Question “safe environment” programs; May be doing more harm than good https://www.ncregister.com/articulo2.php?artkod=MTMx Beijing expects “facts” not “words” […]
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Miers Withdraws From Supreme Court After Revelations of 1993 Speech

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Harriet Miers has withdrawn her nomination to the Supreme Court Thursday as a result of rapidly growing conservative opposition to her selection. In an official statement today President Bush said he “reluctantly accepted Harriet Miers’ decision to withdraw her nomination.” The withdrawal came on the heels of what the Family Research Council yesterday called “very disturbing” revelations a 1993 speech Miers gave to the Executive Women of Dallas and a call, also yesterday, for the withdrawal of the Miers nomination from Concerned Women for America (CWA). Once the releases from these two influential and […]
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Sex-Selection by Embryo Screening Approved for US Trial

HOUSTON, October 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An experiment has been underway for a month in a Houston Texas where parents are permitted to ask scientists for a child with the gender of their choice. The procedure involves preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) which is able to detect the sex of embryos created by in vitro fertilization (IVF) prior to their implantation in their mothers’ wombs. While sex selection via PGD has been allowed in some cases where sex-linked diseases are concerned, the clinical trial is seeking to gage the impact of sex selection at the whim of the parents. According to […]
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Canadian Government Caught Funding Anti-Christian Bigotry – Minister Won’t Apologize

OTTAWA, October 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Conservative MP has discovered through documents obtained under Access to Information that Status of Women Canada has been funding anti-Christian bigotry and pro-abortion activism. However, in a startling exchange of correspondence, the Minister responsible for the funding neither offered to pull the funding nor to apologize to Christian Canadians for funding groups which defame them. Writing to Minister of Canadian Heritage and Minister responsible for Status of Women Liza Frulla last month, Conservative MP Maurice Vellacott pointed out that the documents obtained through access to information requests revealed the government granted $27,400 last […]
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Attorney Rebuts Denial of Abortion-Breast Cancer Link

PORTLAND, October 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An attorney who helped a woman successfully sue an abortionist for medical malpractice for failing to warn her about an increased risk of breast cancer has responded to a Rocky Mountain Newsletter to the editor claiming that the abortion-breast cancer link is a “myth.” In his letter to the editor last week, titled Abortion-Breast Cancer ‘Myth’ Wasted on Juries, Jonathan Clark objected to what he described as “spin” on the abortion-breast cancer link. Vicki Cowart, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains, claimed “The science is clear: abortion is not a […]
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Abortion Sting Operation by Investigative Journalist Nets Illegal Polish Abortionist

KOZUCHOW, Poland, October 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An illegal abortionist is facing up to eight years in prison after a journalist there, posing as a pregnant woman in a sting operation, was offered an abortion. Regional prosecutors began an investigation after a television documentary aired, revealing a 48-year-old gynaecologist offering a Polish TV 2 woman journalist an abortion, according to a Radio Polonia report. The report did not name the abortionist. Investigators said the doctor claimed innocence. tv
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Special Tax on Pornography Demanded to Compensate for Its Harm to Society

WICHITA, October 27, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Kansas State Representative is pushing for a tax on pornography, citing as reasons the harm that pornography causes, the cost of investigating sex offences and rehabilitation of offenders. Herington, Kansas, Republican Rep. Shari Weber, said the tax is justifiable because of the increase in sex crimes associated with increased access and viewing of pornography. Attorneys representing state sex shops have taken their case to a legislative assembly. Their claim is that there is no connection between viewing pornography and violent sex-related crime. Many experts, including nationally renowned homicide investigator, retired NYPD Lieutenant Commander […]
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Post-Miers Updates

Excerpts from articles Miers Withdrawal Spawns a New Word  Is “miered” the new “borked”? …if you have a president who is always trying to get consensus, then it’s much more likely that nominees will get ‘miered. On The National Review Online, a conservative site, a contributor suggested that “to mier” means “to put your own allies in the most untenable position possible based upon exceptionally bad decision-making.”https://ap.tbo.com/ap/breaking/MGBHJN5EBFE.html Discontent among American conservatives is palpableIt is as if the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court blasted open a dam on a rising flood of disappointment on the Right over the […]
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Homosexual Advocacy Group Cheers Court Decision on Sodomy Case (Corrected Link)https://www.cnsnews.com/Culture/Archive/200510/CUL20051021a.html Echoes of eugenics movement in stem cell debatehttps://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/24/MNG2BFD15I1.DTL&type=science Rome bans goldfish bowlshttps://www.heraldsun.news.com.au/common/story_page/0%2C5478%2C17039745%25255E1702%2C00.html Internet Ads direct women with crisis pregnancies to those who can helphttps://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=47040 Liberal 9th Circuit Panel Scoffs at federal “partial birth” Abortion Lawhttps://www.law.com/jsp/article.jsp?id=1129898333801 In Latin America, the Battle Over Legalizing Abortion Is Heating Uphttps://www.newsday.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-abortion26oct26,0,7608258.story?coll=ny-leadworldnews-headlines Pregnant Woman Who Was Cut Gives Up Babyhttps://www.breitbart.com/news/2005/10/26/D8DFQM781.html Vote Scorecard for 109th Congress – First Sessionhttps://www.frc.org/get.cfm?i=VR05J01 Proposal to funnel all Katrina-related education assistance directly to 372,000 dislocated families, bypassing education bureaucrats.https://www.heritage.org/Press/Commentary/ed102505c.cfm Danger in modern “dialogue” format is relativist temptation. Nothing will ever really […]
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