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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March for Life Fever Catching on in France

By Hilary White PARIS, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) -“30 ans ça suffit ! (Thirty years is enough!) is the cry of a group marching through Paris promoting life and family values against the tidal wave of abortion and secularism in France. The group has sponsored its second march for life that attracted 10,000 participants according to police estimates. France has lost 6 million children to abortion since its legalization 31 years ago. Demonstrators chanted slogans, “Yes to life” and “Give life rights.” The French march for life, as those of Canada and the US, attracted large numbers of young people […]
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Re-Elected MP Proud to be Christian and Pro-Life in Saskatoon-Wanuskewin

By Hilary White SASKATOON, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With Paul Martin leveling a barrage of last-minute accusations of a hidden pro-life agenda at Harper’s Conservatives, the Liberal party revealed its blatant bias against Canada’s majority of social conservatives. The irony is that both the Conservative and Liberal candidates who proudly upheld their pro-life views and defended the rights of Canadians to think the same way, were elected handily. Maurice Vellacott, the Conservative incumbent for Saskatoon-Wanuskewin has been a stalwart defender of life and family from the beginning of his first term. In his acceptance speech yesterday, he again pledged […]
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Two International Gay Associations Denied Membership Status with UN

By Gudrun Schultz NEW YORK, United States, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) denied access yesterday to two international homosexual activist organizations seeking consultative status with the Council. Such status would give the organizations access to Council meetings and allow them to distribute material to members. The two groups, the International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) and the Danish Association of Gays and Lesbians work to enforce worldwide acceptance of the homosexual lifestyle. ILGA gained consultative status with the ECOSOC in the summer of 1993 as a Non-Governmental Organization, but was suspended in 1994, […]
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Alito Wins Senate Judiciary Committee Approval

By Terry Vanderheyden WASHINGTON, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – US Supreme Court nominee Judge Samuel Alito won a Senate Judiciary Committee vote today by a margin of 10 to 8, divided strictly along party lines. The vote sends Alito’s nomination to the Senate floor where, with a Republican majority, a final confirmation is seen as likely. Judge Alito is US President George W. Bush’s choice to replace retiring judge Sandra Day-O’Connor. At 55, it is likely Alito’s influence at the high court will continue for many years. Pressed by Sen. Arlen Specter to state his opinion regarding Roe V. Wade […]
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Canadian PM Martin Steps Aside as Liberal Party Leader

By Terry Vanderheyden MONTREAL, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Prime Minister Paul Martin’s loss to Conservative Leader Stephen Harper yesterday is no sad news for pro-life and pro-family supporters. Martin also announced that he will step down as leader of the party. “I will not take our party into another election as leader,” he said at his campaign headquarters after the election Monday. Martin said, however, that he will stay on as an MP. Martin’s legacy as Prime Minister of Canada will ultimately be remembered as one that heralded same-sex “marriage”– a scandal of massive proportions, from a man who […]
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Washington March for Life Becoming March of Youth

By Hilary White WASHINGTON, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While Canadians went to the polls to bring in Stephen Harper’s Conservative minority government, US pro-lifers converged – at least a hundred thousand strong – on the Washington Mall. More and more the annual Marches for Life in Ottawa and Washington are represented by the young who have survived an entire generation of abortion. The Syracuse Post Standard paper reported that the overwhelming majority of the marchers, estimated at over a hundred thousand, had not yet been born when Roe v. Wade made abortion legal in the US. Seventeen year-old Andrew […]
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