Post Election Buzz

Voters knew Liberals were the scary oneshttps://www.winnipegsun.com/News/Columnists/Brodbeck_Tom/2006/01/24/1408681.html Bittersweet victory; Harper still has to figure out a way to elect Conservative MPs in Canada’s major cities. As for Martin, good riddance.https://www.torontosun.com/News/Columnists/Goldstein_Lorrie/2006/01/24/1408523.html Voters in 3 major cities shut out Conservativeshttps://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20060124/city_representation_060124/20060124?s_name=election2006 Tory shutout in Toronto, other cities indicative of urban-rural rift: expertshttps://cnews.canoe.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2006/01/24/1410062-cp.html Stephen Harper may be the best thing to happen to the women’s movementhttps://www.cbc.ca/news/viewpoint/vp_binks/20060124.html White House congratulates Harper on victory; looks ahead to better relationshttps://www3.cjad.com/content/cp_article.asp?id=/global_feeds/CanadianPress/WorldNews/w012437A.htm Veteran Liberal MP blasts party’s efforthttps://www.thestar.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=thestar/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&pubid=968163964505&cid=1138099631411&col=968705899037&call_page=TS_News&call_pageid=968332188492&call_pagepath=News/News
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Majority of Young Adults Support Abstinence Education

By Gudrun Schultz WASHINGTON D.C., United States, January 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A majority of young people ages 18 to 29 say they believe abstinence programs are an effective approach to teaching healthy sexuality. According to a new Harris poll, 56 percent of people ages 18 to 24, and 60 percent of people ages 25 to 29 say abstinence programs are effective at preventing or reducing HIV/AIDS infections. 49 percent of people ages 18 to 24 and 52 percent ages 25 to 29 say the programs help to prevent unwanted pregnancies. “The most striking, and surely the most important differences […]
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Pro-Life Demonstrations Nation-Wide in Lead-Up to U.S. National March for Life

By Terry Vanderheyden WASHINGTON, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Thousands of pro-life Americans demonstrated throughout the US over the weekend, in anticipation of the national March for Life in Washington today to mark the 33rd anniversary since the US Supreme Court legalized abortion in its landmark ruling, Roe v. Wade. In Minnesota, thousands braved the cold to call for a ban on public funding for abortion. Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty addressed the crowd gathered at the Capital: “We have a dream today that someday soon this will not be an anniversary of sadness, but an anniversary of justice restored,” he […]
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UK Judge Denies Parents Right to Know About Abortions For Their Underage Daughters

By Terry Vanderheyden LONDON, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – UK parents have been told they have no right to know if their daughter is to have an abortion be given abortion-inducing drugs or contraceptives, according to a High Court judgement. Mr Justice Silber told Sue Axon, who brought the case, that forcing a girl to tell her parents she is having an abortion “may lead her to make a decision that she later regrets or seek the assistance of an unofficial abortionist.” Axon, a mother of five and post-abortion sufferer, said, “Having endured the trauma of abortion, I brought the […]
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Abortion Leads to Substance Abuse for Significant Number of Women

By Gudrun Schultz SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) –A recent study reinforces previous findings that women who have abortions frequently turn to drugs and alcohol to cope with the aftereffects of the trauma. Author Pricilla Coleman, professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Bowling Green State University, said studies show women who have abortions are up to five times more likely to use drugs and alcohol, and to smoke, than women who have not had an abortion, in a research review published in Current Women’s Health Reviews. Coleman said studies show women are more likely than men to […]
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Terri Schiavo’s Husband Re-Married in Catholic Church

By Gudrun Schultz SAFETY HARBOUR, Florida, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNew.com) – Michael Schiavo, who had his disabled wife Terri killed last March by refusing her food and water, was re-married last Saturday in the Roman Catholic Church of Espiritu Santo in Florida. Schiavo married Jodi Centonze. He had two children with her during the years he worked towards achieving Terri’s death. Terri Schiavo was killed in March 2005, in spite of her family’s strenuous fight to prevent the removal of her feeding tube and water. Terri was left severely brain damaged after collapsing at age 26. Although medical authorities said […]
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More Details on Conservative Candidate’s Harassment of Pro-Life Family

By John-Henry Westen SCARBOROUGH, ON, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today LifeSiteNews.com spoke with anÂindependent eye-witness of the events that took place yesterday outside a Scarborough Catholic Church where Conservative candidate Vincent Veerasuntharam and his campaign workers physically threatened and harassed a family handing out a pro-life candidates evaluation sheet. LifeSiteNews.com reported yesterday that the candidate took a swing at LifeSiteNews.com director Steve Jalsevac and laterÂcampaign workers attempted to steal from him the audio recording device with which Jalsevac was taping the threats. (see coverage: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2006/jan/06012301.html ) John Corcoran, a parishioner at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine where the incident […]
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Election is Holding up Investigation says Mother of Dead Man

UNIONVILLE, Pennsylvania, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In September 2005, after having been reported missing for ten days, the bodies of two young American men were discovered at the bottom of a gorge in Laval Quebec. Mark Kraynak 23, of Uniontown PA, and Steven Wright, 20, of Guerneville, CA had entered Canada as male pornography “models” under the provisions of Canada’s ‘exotic dancer’ visa program. The programme was instituted to address what the Liberal government saw as a shortage of labour in Canada’s porn and sex trade. Now Kraynak’s mother is demanding to know what is holding up the investigation […]
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Alameda Priest Attacks Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality as “Hate”

ALAMEDA, January 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Catholic priest, pastor of a large church in Alameda California, announced to his parishioners at a Mass in September that he is a homosexual. The Tri-Valley Herald interviewed Fr. Rich Danyluk who attacked the Catholic Church saying that the institution and the Gospel were in conflict on the issue of homosexuality. Danyluk declined to correct the Herald writer’s assertion that the Church teaches “gay men and women are objectively disordered.” Accompanied by photos depicting the priest in a saintly glow, the Herald quotes him saying, “One can only take so much of hearing […]
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