ACLJ to Defend Two Pharmacists Fired for Refusing to Provide Abortifacients

ILLINOS, United States, December 22, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) –The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) announced today that legal action is underway in defense of two pharmacists who were fired for refusing to hand out abortifacient drugs. “These Conscience Clause cases are significant and represent the cutting edge of the abortion debate in our country right now;” ACLJ said in a statement to the press. “Doctors, nurses and pharmacists should not be compelled to violate their conscience and participate in an abortion procedure.” The pharmacists were suspended indefinitely from a Walgreens pharmacy after refusing to sign a document stating they […]
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True Conservatives Running as Independents against Anti-Family, Anti-Life ‘Conservative’ Candidates

By Terry Vanderheyden OTTAWA, December 22, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At least two conservative pro-family independents have decided to face-off with Conservatives who support same-sex “marriage” and abortion in the federal election. Port Moody-Westwood-Port Coquitlam, BC, Conservative MP James Moore riled a host of conservatives after he won his seat in 2000 while claiming that he was pro-family and pro-life, then later voted in favour of the Liberal Party’s gay “marriage” legislation. Now a former member of his riding executive, Greg Watrich, is running against Moore as an independent. “There is a strong Conservative base here who feels they’ve been betrayed […]
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Canadian Prime Minister Martin May Well Lose His Seat in Parliament Says CTV Pollster

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, December 21, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin may lose his own seat in parliament according to new polling from his home province of Quebec. Martin, who is the MP for the Quebec riding of LaSalle-Emard in Montreal, despite his arrogance on television debates, may lose his seat to the Bloc Quebecois separatist party which has gained popularity in Quebec. A new poll was conducted from December 17-19 by The Strategic Counsel for CTV and the Globe and Mail. The poll found that only 20% of Quebec residents will vote Liberal with a whopping […]
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Costco Replies to Numerous Complaints Regarding Fired Knight of Columbus

By Terry Vanderheyden PORT COQUITLAM, BC, December 21, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Costco has received numerous complaints after LifeSiteNews.com broke a story about a Knight of Columbus fired from Costco for denying a co-worker a hall for her same-sex wedding (see story: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/dec/05121302.html). Although before publishing the story LifeSiteNews.com made repeated calls to Costco, with ample time to respond to the calls given, no response was received. In addition, calls put in to Costco’s lawyer were not returned. After the fact, Costco, of course, denied former employee David Hauser’s claim that he was discriminated against because of his involvement with denying […]
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From One Mom to Another: Keep Your Baby – A Personal, True Story

By Fatima Boutaleb Orignally published in the September 2005 Interim newspaper This is a story that happened to me while I was pregnant with my twins. It happened while I was studying computers at a private institute. My husband wasn’t working at the time. We had three kids together. We had been in Canada for three years. It was very hard for us to start a new life in Canada, coming from another country with different ways of life, different traditions and culture. Anyway, the real reason for this story is to send a message to any family or a […]
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A True Story by a Mother Who Happily Overcame Pressures to “Get Rid of” Her Pregnancy

TORONTO, December 21, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fatima, a relatively new immigrant to Canada found herself pregnant with twins at a time when she already had three children and her husband was without a job. She was therefore in quite a dilemma and turned to others for help, but the “help” offered was not what she expected, wanted or needed. Her personal story, with a happy ending, relates what many distressed pregnant women encounter from individuals or agencies who offer what they believe is a quick fix solution to their serious needs at a time of personal crisis. Fatima, who wrote […]
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Canada Legalizes “Sex Clubs” – “14-year-olds will be exploited”

By Gudrun Schultz OTTAWA, Ontario, December 21, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that group sex in publicly accessible venues is legal. In a ruling handed down this morning, Canada’s Supreme Court has declared it is legal for clubs to provide opportunities for group sex. As long as consent is given, the area is somewhat private, and no payment is directly involved, partner exchanging or “swinging” and group participation in sexual acts is not considered illegal. “The decision is certainly in line with the tendency of this court to throw out any restrictions to behavior,” said […]
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Class Action Suit Says Depo-Provera Birth Control Drug Causes Osteoporosis

By Gudrun Schultz December 21, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Women are suing the makers of Depo-Provera birth control, saying it has caused them severe bone loss leading to osteoporosis. A $700-million class-action lawsuit has been filed against the drug company Pfizer, an international pharmaceutical conglomerate that also produces the prescription drugs Viagra, Zoloft and Celebrex. Pfizer has come under fire in the past for alleged lethal side effects stemming from the use of the anti-depressant Zoloft, and the company currently faces a number of lawsuits in the U.S. over Celebrex, which is alleged to cause heart attacks in users. The drug […]
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