Michael Schiavo Turning Terri into Poster Child for Euthanasia

Special to LifeSiteNews.com by Judie Brown It is frequently said that truth is stranger than fiction. In the case of Michael Schiavo, husband of the now deceased Terri Schiavo, this is precisely correct. You may recall that during the years that Terri Schiavo suffered from a debilitating condition, Michael worked very hard to acquire legal permission to kill his wife by denying her the basic human right of receiving food and water. He argued that she would not want to be fed through a tube. His view was that she actually died 12 years earlier, and that the person in […]
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Planned Parenthood Caught Concealing Rape of 11-year-old

By Hilary White SAN FRANCISCO, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood’s San Francisco office has removed a letter from its website that purported to be from a girl thanking the organization for not telling her parents that she has been raped when she was eleven by her then-17 year-old “boyfriend.”“Planned Parenthood helped me deal with the aftermath of the rape allowing me to deal and cope as best as I could in my own way,” the letter said. American Life League’s affiliate, STOPP International said that Planned Parenthood removed the letter from their website after it caught the attention […]
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First Homosexual Civil Union in U.S. Ends after Five Years

By Terry Vanderheyden BRATTLEBORO, Vermont, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The first same-sex couple to enter into a civil-union “marriage” in the US is getting a divorce. Kathleen Peterson and Carolyn Conrad were in court in October to dissolve their civil union and to decide on a division of home and property. “All I want to say is that the civil union was a big source of pride for me and now it’s not,” Peterson said Wednesday, as reported by the AP. The pair was the first to enter into a civil union after former Vermont governor Howard Dean signed […]
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Harper Has Left Himself Little Room to Defend Traditional Marriage – Vows no Notwithstanding Clause

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Restoring marriage to its proper definition seems off the map in this political cycle. Conservative Leader Stephen Harper greatly disappointed defenders of traditional marriage during the leadership debate last night by vowing “never” to use the notwithstanding clause to defend the traditional definition of marriage. During the first of the Leaders debates, a French-language debate, the leaders of the four parties represented in Parliament responded to a question on homosexual ‘marriage’. While the Bloc, NDP and Liberal Leaders tripped over themselves trying to outdo one another in support of homosexual ‘marriage’, […]
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Epoch-Making Korean Cloning Study now Believed Faked

By Hilary White SEOUL, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – South Korean cloning researcher, Dr Hwang Woo-suk, author of the cloning research paper that was lauded in the international press as the most important, epoch-making breakthrough in the stem cell field, has allegedly admitted to colleagues that he fabricated some of the results. Roh Sung-il, who collaborated on the paper, published in the leading journal, Science, said in television interviews that at least nine of the eleven stem cell lines the team had claimed to have created were faked. Roh said that a team member had been pressured into doctoring results […]
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US Archbishop Candid About Islamic Persecution of Christians

By Gudrun Schultz WASHINGTON, DC, United States, December 16, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Archbishop Charles Chaput, of the diocese of Denver, broke free from politically correct restrictions to speak openly about growing Moslem persecution of Christians, in an address to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, of which he is a member. “Anti-Christian discrimination and violence seem to be growing throughout the Islamic world,” said Archbishop Chaput. “In the past several years, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and even Moslem-controlled areas of the heavily Catholic Philippines have all seen extraordinary acts of bloodshed against Christians.” The Archbishop […]
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Canadian AIDS Activists Want Bawdy Houses Legalized

By Terry Vanderheyden OTTAWA, December 14, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An HIV/AIDS awareness group is pressuring the federal government to legalize prostitution. Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network spokesman Glenn Betteridge maintained that keeping prostitution illegal forces women into so-called unsafe sex. Prostitution “needs to be treated as work, so that sex workers can be protected under workplace legislation just like all other workers in Canada,” said Betteridge, as reported by the Globe and Mail. The group released a report Tuesday in support of legalized prostitution. The group’s report, among other things, claimed that “. . . HIV transmission is about unprotected sex, […]
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French MP Faces 6 Months Jail and $30,000 Fine over “Hate Speech” against Homosexuals

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, December 15, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A law banning hate speech against homosexuals enacted in France last year has proved its criticisms valid by being pressed against a sitting MP for comments which cannot be considered hateful in any true sense. Christian Vanneste, a member of the UMP representing the Lille region faces up to six months’ imprisonment and a $30,000 fine after being taken to court by three homosexual activist groups – SOS Homophobie, Act Up-Paris and Sneg. The Telegraph reports that the public prosecutor at the trial in Lille said Vanneste was guilty as charged […]
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