25,000 Christian Youth Descend on San Francisco to ‘Retake the Culture’

by Hilary White  SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Battle Cry for a Generation is a Christian evangelization project started by a young Texas minister working against the degeneration of modern popular culture and its effects on young people. The group says that a “stealthy enemy” has corrupted the youth of America with a highly sexualized media and corporate culture that contributes to underage sex, drug use and suicide. “Corporations, media conglomerates and purveyors of popular culture have spent billions to seduce and enslave our youth,” the group’s website says.  Battle Cry has organized a series of rallies around […]
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Alabama Legislators Push For Law to Ban Abortion

By Gudrun Schultz MONTGOMERY, Alabama, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Alabama will soon join South Dakota in making abortion a felony, if state legislators have their way. Republican Sen. Hank Erwin and Rep. Nick Williams have each introduced a bill that would ban all abortions in the state unless the mothers’ life was at risk. The bills are similar to legislation banning abortion that passed in South Dakota last month and was signed by Gov. Mike Rounds on March 6. “I thought if South Dakota can do it, Alabama ought to do it because we are a family friendly state,” […]
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British Ob/Gyns Call Premature Newborns “Bed Blockers” in Overcrowded ICUs

by Hilary White LONDON, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG) of the UK says premature newborns are taking up space in intensive care units in Britain’s overburdened hospitals. The BBC reports that the College has issued a document in which fragile newborns are called “bed blockers,” a term that is gaining currency in medical circles referring to a person who should not be taking up bed space for more important patients. In its report to the Nuffield Council on Bioethics, the College says, “Some weight should be given to economic considerations as there […]
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Russian Jewish Leaders Join Orthodox in Supporting Moscow Mayor’s Ban on Gay Pride

By Gudrun Schultz MOSCOW, Russia, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Leaders in Russia’s Jewish community have come out in support of Moscow Mayor Juri Luzhkov, who banned the Moscow Gay Pride parade scheduled for May 27. The Congress of the Jewish Religious Organizations and Associations in Russia made a statement in support of Mayor Luzhkov’s decision, reported the Russian news agency Interfax last week. “Such parade is not a demonstration but propagation of a sin,” said the statement by chairman Rabbi Zinoviy Kogan. “We are in solidarity with the Russian Orthodox Church, not only for the present, but also for […]
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Homosexual Activist Irish Senator Compares Pope Benedict XVI to Hitler

By John-Henry Westen DUBLIN, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Irish Senator David Norris, the first openly homosexual politician elected in Ireland, has compared Pope Benedict XVI to Hitler for the Catholic Church’s stand against homosexuality. Speaking of the Pope, Norris said he would refuse to take “moral instructions from a man with a swastika on his arms.” The reference is an apparent allusion to the forced involvement of Joseph Ratzinger as a youth with the Hitler youth. (see info on this here: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/apr/05041906.html ) The Senator who is actively anti-Catholic and according to some reports has been identified as taking […]
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Irish Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Ahern to Officially Open Homosexual Activist Office

By Gudrun Schultz and John-Henry Westen DUBLIN, Ireland, March 24, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Prime Minister of Ireland, Bertie Ahern, will officiate at the opening ceremony for the new offices of Ireland’s top homosexual activist organization on April third. Mr. Ahern’s endorsement of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) will be the first time an Irish government leader has officially supported homosexual activism. Gregory Carlin of the Irish Anti-Trafficking Agency told LifeSiteNews.com that Ahern was being naëve trying to appease the homosexual activist group.“GLEN is unlikely to accept civil partnerships. In my opinion they will settle for nothing less […]
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Pseudo-Catholic group says right to abortion ‘essential’ for womenhttps://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=6339 Planned Parenthood: Proponent of racism, protector of rapists, promoter of kiddie pornhttps://www.michnews.com/artman/publish/article_12271.shtml  Priest sends open letter to Michael Schiavo on anniversary of Terri’s death https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=6331 S.D. Abortion Ban Sponsors Braced for Counterattack https://www.family.org/cforum/news/a0039973.cfm Battle Brews over Gay Paper in Ohio Library https://www.family.org/cforum/news/a0039963.cfm Convert Case Sparks Surge of Interest in Christianity Among Afghans
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Pro-Life Ads on Ontario Buses Vandalized by Abortion Supporters

By John-Henry Westen GUELPH, March 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two pro-life advertisements on city buses in Guelph, Ontario were vandalized last week. The ads, depicting a 19-week-old fetus with the caption “this is a child not a choice” and offering the phone number of a local crisis pregnancy centre, were defaced with black spray-paint. The phone number was blotted out and the word “CHOICE” was sprawled over the ad. The board of Guelph and Area Right to Life association was saddened by the vandalism. “We are not surprised, however,” association president Jakki Jeffs said, “those who say they support ‘choice’ […]
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