Jail for Man Who Beat Pregnant Ex-Girlfriend for Refusing an Abortion

CALGARY, October 25, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Lethbridge, Alberta man who beat his pregnant ex-girlfriend in order to induce an abortion is going to jail. The Alberta Court of Appeal ruled yesterday that Patrick William Coulthard’s earlier conditional sentence was not severe enough for the assault which was initiated because the woman refused to abort their child. “She was pregnant with his child and refused to have an abortion,” Justice Bryan Mahoney stated in his decision, according to a Sun Media report. “The attack caused great risk to the victim and child.” The woman was jumped from behind by the […]
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Miers Update

Top Bush Supporters Set to Launch Anti-Miers Ad Campaign  A 30-second TV ad is set to air tomorrow, Wednesday, that some believe may be as effective at helping stop the Harriett Miers confirmation as the Swift Boat ads were in helping stop John Kerry. BetterJustice.org, a conservative grass-roots organization, created and funded the hard-hitting anti-Miers (but pro-Bush) ad. The organization’s board of directors includes several otherwise staunch Republican stalwarts, such as David Frum and Linda Chavez.https://humaneventsonline.com.edgesuite.net/ebc_images/BetterJustice.html Dr. James Dobson as a Witness?Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Penn.) says he is likely to summon Dr. Dobson to testify before his […]
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U.S. Former Homosexual Targets Canada with Streaming Radio Program on Homosexuality

HUNTINGTON, Conn., October 25, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Stephen Bennett, the famous former homosexual, now happily married to wife Irene and proud father of two children, has made it his mission to spread the hope of change for men and women struggling against homosexual inclinations. In an interview with LifeSiteNews.com yesterday, Bennet explained his latest venture to reach out to Canada with his message. Bennett’s US national radio program “Straight Talk Radio”, which is to launch October 31 will broadcast in Canada via internet streaming radio. Because of Canadian broadcast restrictions, Straight Talk Radio will provide a 1” square icon and […]
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Over $700,000 Catholic Church Funds to Canadian Anti-Catholic TV Network Questioned

TORONTO, October 24, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Vision TV, a television network heavily supported by Canada’s National Catholic Broadcasting Corporation, has been targeting Catholicism, especially the Church’s teachings on homosexuality, with a harshness surprising even for liberal Canada. Vision, which bills itself as “Canada’s multi-faith and multicultural broadcaster,” gained a large audience for its leading 360 Vision show last Thursday night by promoting that it would feature a Catholic priest who would become the first in the country to “come out” as homosexual on television. Sure enough the producers of the program trotted out one Fr. Karl Clemens, a 63-year-old priest […]
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Texas Judge Contends Lawrence v. Texas Sodomy Case Based on Staged Evidence

HOUSTON, Texas, October 24, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In her new book, Sex Appealed, a Texas judge documents why she concludes that a landmark 2003 US Supreme Court decision striking down anti sodomy laws was based on pre arranged arrests staged to test the constitutionality of Texas’ law. The non fiction book, her first, is subtitled Was the U.S. Supreme Court Fooled? The controversial 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court ruling favoring the defendants in the landmark case is the trigger event kicking away roadblocks to gay marriage. Lawrence v. Texas remains in headlines today in a larger cultural war over adoption, employee […]
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Politicians Notch up Civility Deficit at Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner

GATINEAU, Quebec, October 24, 2005, (LifeSiteNews.com) – The dignity of any country’s leadership is seen to rest upon how they comport themselves both in Parliament and out. A Parliamentary Press Gallery dinner was held Saturday, October 22 at the Museum of Civilization in Gatinueau which saw members of government past and present make verbal, and at time expletive, assaults at each other. A video of former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney was shown in which he used expletives towards Peter Newman, author of a recent book on Mr. Mulroney. The new Governor General of Canada, Michelle Jean, told the audience that […]
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Warsaw Mayor Who Banned “Gay Pride”  Elected as Poland’s President

WARSAW, October 24, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Lech Kaczynski, who as the mayor of Warsaw banned “gay pride” parades two years in a row, was elected as the country’s president yesterday. Kaczynski, leader of the conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS), earned 54.5 percent of the vote to defeat fellow presidential contender Donald Tusk of the free market Civic Platform (PO), who won 45.5 percent. The two parties will form a centre-right cabinet in the coming week. The conservative win in the country’s general election last month unseated a socialist-led government that has been in power since the fall of communism […]
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Law Center Defends Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act in U.S. Supreme Court

ANN ARBOR, MI, October 24, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Thomas More Law Center has submitted a friend of the court brief with the Supreme Court of the United States supporting Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’s efforts to uphold the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit in Nebraska had previously found the Act to be unconstitutional. The Act bans the abortion procedure where an unborn baby, generally twenty weeks or longer in gestation, is removed alive from her mother’s womb, except for the head. The doctor punctures the child’s head, sucks out […]
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