National Broadcaster CBC Compares New Prime Minister Harper to Hitler

By Terry Vanderheyden OTTAWA, January 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Some viewers are calling for censorship of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation after the publicly-funded broadcaster juxtaposed the word “Heil,” a word associated with Hitler, next to “Harper” in its evening television news broadcast, The National. The National Post published an e-mail response from the CBC to a man who complained about the broadcast. Claiming that the word was the result of a bad cut-and-paste job, they said it was intended to promote a news segment called “campaign confidential.”“An editor chose to capture part of the word ‘their’ for the graphic and […]
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Ugandan Bishops Reject Right to Abortion

KAMPALA, Uganda, January 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Uganda’s bishops have released a powerful statement against abortion in response to the Maputo Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa, an initiative undertaken by the African Union to make abortion a human right. “Abortion – the deliberate termination of a pregnancy at any stage of its development – is always an objective evil,” wrote Archbishop Paul Bakyenga, Chairman of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference. “No legislation can change it into something good. This is the law of God, which anyone can find enshrined in the natural law…Abortion is an objective evil and […]
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Study Finds Normal Sexual Relations Have Health Benefit but Not Gay or Other Sex

By Terry Vanderheyden  PAISLEY, Scotland, January 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Research has long confirmed the health-promoting benefits of sexual intercourse. By strengthening the emotional bond between spouses, regular sexual intercourse has been shown to reduce the risk for heart attack by up to 50% in some studies. A new UK study adds to those findings revealing that only heterosexual intercourse – not homosexual sex or self abuse – has significant stress-reducing effects, as measured by blood pressure responses to stressful situations.  The research conducted by Dr. Stuart Brody from Paisley University is summed up by its title: “Blood pressure reactivity […]
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French Parliamentarian Fined Thousands of Euros for ‘Homophobia’

By John-Henry Westen LILLE, France, January 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A court in Lille handed down its sentenceÂon a French Parliamentarian Tuesday, fining him 3000 Euros and forcing him to pay an additional 6000 Euros to be split between three homosexual activist groups who brought the charges against the MP. Christian Vanneste, a member of the UMP representing the Lille region was found guilty in December on charges of violating a French law barring “hate speech” against homosexuals. However, Vanneste in the remarks upon which the charges were based and in his defence, was clear that he was not speaking […]
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Ireland: Report Recommends No Change to Traditional Family Definition

By Gudrun Schultz DUBLIN, Ireland, January 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) –Ireland will retain its definition of the family without including same-sex relationships, according to a report released yesterday by Ireland’s Prime Minister Bertie Ahern. The ‘All Party Report on the Constitution’ recommends that a civil partnership system should be formed instead. The system would accommodate cohabiting and same-sex couples, leaving the original definition of ‘family,’ based on marriage, intact. Under the civil partnership system, there would be two forms of union. A civil registered partnership would apply to both heterosexual and homosexual couples, while a ‘presumptive civil partnership’ would apply only […]
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Communist Google: Search Leader Agrees to Submit to Chinese Censors

By Gudrun Schultz SHANGHAI, China, January 25, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Google Inc. has agreed to submit to Chinese government censors in exchange for greater access to the Chinese information market, one of the fastest growing Internet markets in the world.ÂIn responseÂthe hugely popular Internet news link service Drudge Report began the title of its link to the story with the phrase “Communist Google”. On Wednesday Google introduced a version unique to China, under the country’s Web suffix “.cn”. The version omits access to information considered offensive to the Chinese government, such as human rights issues, sites on the Tiananmen Square […]
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Ontario Premier and Toronto Mayor Attack Conservatives on Child Care

By Terry Vanderheyden TORONTO, January 25, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Toronto Mayor David Miller cautioned Prime-Minister-elect Stephen Harper to honour a promise by outgoing Prime Minister Paul Martin to provide federally-funded day-care. Miller highlighted that the Conservatives won no new seats in the major urban centres of Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. “By Torontonians and people in Vancouver and Montreal voting for their cities, it sends a strong message that cities needs need to be addressed if you’re going to succeed electorally in the city,” Miller said, according to a Canadian Press report. Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty added his suggestion that Harper […]
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Sleep Disorders Increase After Abortion Says New Study

SPRINGFIELD, IL, January 25, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study published in Sleep, the official journal of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies, has found that women who experienced abortion were more likely to be treated for sleep disorders or disturbances compared to women who gave birth. The researchers, David Reardon of the Springfield, Ill.-based Elliot Institute and Priscilla Coleman of the University of Bowling Green, examined medical records for 56,284 low-income women in California who gave birth or underwent an abortion in the first six months of 1989. Researchers examined data for medical treatment for these women from July 1988 […]
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