Polygamy Next “Right” on Judicial Chopping Block Warn Pro-Family Advocates

By Terry Vanderheyden WASHINGTON, December 13, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family analysts are warning that, since the legalization of same-sex “marriage” in Canada and Massachusetts, polygamy is likely the next frontier in the advancing disintegration of the Judeo-Christian edifice. South Dakota State Rep. Elizabeth Kraus, who proposed a constitutional amendment that would explicitly ban not only same-sex “marriage” but also polygamy, warned: “Once you open the marriage door to anyone other than one man or one woman, you haven’t begun to slide down the slippery slope. You’ve already hit rock bottom.” Kraus’s proposed amendment reads, “Only marriage between a man and […]
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Abortion Toll for Planned Parenthood USA Hits 255,015 in 2004

By LifeSiteNews.com Staff WASHINGTON, D.C., December 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While national figures generally indicate a decrease in the number of abortions, Planned Parenthood Federations of America continues to commit more every year. In 2004, PPFA admits that it took the lives of 255,015 human beings, an increase of nearly 4.3 percent. PPFA confessed to killing 244,628 preborn human beings in 2003, which was a 6.1 percent increase from the previous year. Douglas R. Scott, president of Life Decisions International (LDI), today blasted Planned Parenthood for its “ongoing war against children.” He said the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) […]
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Happy HOLYdays

Special to LifeSiteNews.com By Warren Throckmorton, PhD This Christmas season is just getting stranger as we go. All over the place people are trying to figure out what to say to each other (“Happy holiday(s),”“Merry Christmas,”“Get out of my way, I want that iPod”) and how to talk about the time of year we are in. I tried just saying Happy December to a few people and they just rolled their eyes. I agree; it didn’t do much for me either. Schools are hotbeds for these kinds of scuffles. One school near Seattle spent $494 to reprint a cafeteria menu […]
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After Abortion the Mental Distress Lasts for Years says New Study

By LifeSiteNews.com Staff OSLO, Norway, December 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Women who have had an abortion still experience mental distress related to the abortion years after it happened. A study published today in the open access journal BMC Medicine reveals that five years on, women who have had an abortion suffer higher levels of mental distress than other womenÂor than women who have had a miscarriage. Anne Nordal Broen and colleagues from the University of Oslo, in Norway, collaborated with colleagues from the Buskerud Hospital in Drammen, Norway. They studied 40 women who had had a miscarriage and 80 women […]
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Even the NDP and Bloc say the Liberals are Anti-Family

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, December 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The anti-family remarks of two Liberal Party spokesmen Sunday has garnered criticism from all opposition parties. Chief Liberal spokesman Scott Reid and his colleague John Duffy in televised comments said that Canadian parents would squander child-care money (if it was granted to parents directly rather than to state-run institutions) on “beer and popcorn”. (see LifeSiteNews.com coverage: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/dec/05121202.html ) NDP Leader Jack Layton and Bloc Leader Gilles Duceppe while maintaining their disagreement over the Conservative child-care plan, nonetheless took issue with the anti-family stance of the Liberals. Layton, speaking at a Toronto […]
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: A Christmas Gift For All

By Hilary White TORONTO, December 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Hilary White reviews the just released movie “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” in today’s LifeSiteNews.com Special Report. White enthusiastically writes, “the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe literally shouts a defiant, ‘Merry Christmas!’” in the midst of the tedious culture war in which the bad guys insist we wish each other ‘happy holidays.’” She calls the film “a Christmas gift for those who are weary of the sneering ironies of our own hundred years of cultural winter.” The movie has some imperfections, but nevertheless, our reviewer says, “When the […]
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UK Author, Broadcaster, Subjected to Police Inquiry for Criticizing Homosexual Adoption as “Homopho

By Terry Vanderheyden CAMRIDGE, UK, December 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A British author and broadcaster was the subject of a police inquiry after she criticized homosexual adoption in a live radio broadcast. Lynette Burrows, a pro-family advocate, described the reaction to her comments as “sinister.” In a Radio Five Live show on the new civil partnerships act, Burrows said allowing a same-sex male couple to adopt a boy posed as much of a risk as allowing two heterosexual men to adopt a little girl. “It is a risk,” Burrows said, as reported by the Telegraph. “You would not give a […]
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Calgary Bishop: “Too Many Catholics Have Become Too Complacent and Too Tolerant”

By Gudrun Schultz CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 12, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bishop Frederick Henry, of the Calgary Diocese, called upon Catholics to “push back” against the forces of secularism in our society, in an interview with Zenit news yesterday. In recent years, Henry has been an unusually outspoken public defender of Catholic principles in contrast to the very timid response by most Canadian religious leaders to on-going, serious attacks against traditional Christian culture and beliefs. “We are not nearly countercultural enough or prophetic enough,” Bishop Henry said, reminding Catholics that they have a responsibility to be a witness of Christ in […]
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