Ohio Pro-Family Group Seeks Restrictions Against Sexually-Oriented Business

By Gudrun Schultz CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-family group in Cincinnati is attempting to bring in legislation restricting the activity of overtly sexual businesses, such as adult bookstores, video stores and strip clubs, reported the Columbus Dispatch yesterday. Citizens for Community Values (CCV), a grass-roots organization that successfully backed Ohio’s 2004 constitutional amendment banning homosexual “marriage,” has presented Attorney General Jim Petro with language for a proposal called the Community Defense Act. The measure would require all sexually oriented businesses to shut down between midnight and 6 a.m. Venues with alcohol permits would be permitted to […]
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“I would do it again” says Canadian Prof Fined For Voicing Opposition to Homosexuality

By Gudrun Schultz CAPE BRETON, Nova Scotia, July 27, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadian professor David Mullan has been fined $2,100 by Cape Breton University, after he told a student homosexuality was unnatural. Homosexual student Shane Wallis, who coordinates the campus’ Sexual Diversity Office, filed two human rights complaints against him for harassment, saying he was offended by Professor Mullan’s comments. “The harassment charge is ridiculous. [Wallis] picked a fight,” Prof. Mullan said in an interview with LifeSiteNews.com today. Wallis lodged one complaint after reading two letters Mullan posted on his website, criticizing the Anglican Church of Canada for accepting homosexual […]
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India’s Top Cardinal Speaks out Against New Anti-Conversion Law

By Hilary White RANCHI, July 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic bishops of India are speaking out against a harsh new anti-conversion law adopted by the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. The new law requires potential converts to register with a district magistrate one month prior to the official date of conversion and religious officials to inform the authorities and provide the would-be convert’s name, address and expected date of conversion.  Failure to comply could result in fines of a thousand rupees for the convert and up to five thousand rupees and a year in prison for the […]
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Doctors Kept Asking To “Let” My Father Die: Wall Street Journalist

By Terry Vanderheyden NEW YORK, July 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com)Â- In a compelling column, a Wall Street Journal Opinion writer describes her experience fending off a series of doctors and nurses who all insisted that it was the family’s duty to let her father die. Pamela Winnick’sÂfather, Louis Winnick, who has asbestos-related lung cancer, was rushed to hospital after a blood clot nearly killed him in May. “Your husband wants to die,” an internist told Pamela Winnick’s mother soon after he was taken into the hospital. After she responded that he was incapable of talking, the internist who the family dubbed […]
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Parental Notification Bill Passed: Democratic Caucus Moves to Kill Bill by Procedural Obstruction

By Terry Vanderheyden   WASHINGTON, July 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com)Â- Although the US Senate Tuesday overwhelmingly ratified a bill that makes it a crime for minors to be transported across state lines for an abortion to circumvent parental notification laws, a move by the Senate Democratic leadership immediately erected a procedural roadblock in an attempt to kill the bill.   The Senate turned aside all weakening amendments to the Child Custody Protection Act (S. 403), sponsored by Nevada Senator John Ensign, and voted 65-34 to approve the bill. Immediately following the vote to pass the bill, Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist […]
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Harvard Applicants May Now Declare Third “Gender”

By Terry Vanderheyden   CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, July 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com)Â- The Harvard Business School has introduced a change to its application—prospective students are now asked to describe their gender as “male”, “female”, or “transgender” in an online profile they are required to fill out.   Concerned Women for America’s Culture and Family Institute (CFI) director Bob Knight criticized the move to introduce and legitimize the third so-called “gender.”“I’m not surprised it’s coming out of Harvard,” he said, as reported by Agape Press. “Because they’ve flirted with the idea that, in terms of sexuality, anything goes.” He also expressed his concern […]
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Canadians Still in Love with Clinton: 60th Birthday Bash to be in Toronto

By Hilary White  TORONTO, July 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com)Â- Canadians, particularly Torontonians, continue to be amongst the most enthusiastic fans of serial adulterer and abortion-champion, former US president William Jefferson Clinton.  The London Free Press reports that a star-studded gala dinner is planned for September 9, at the venerable Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Tables will cost between $25,000 and $200,000 and the proceeds will go to the Clinton Foundation’s efforts for fighting AIDS in Africa.  More than 500 guests are expected to pony up for the privilege of celebrating Clinton’s 60th birthday on September 9, where Billy Crystal, James […]
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Oregon Parental Notification Measure Approved for Ballot

By Gudrun Schultz   PORTLAND, Oregon, July 26, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com)Â- Oregon residents will vote on a measure requiring parental notification before a minor girl can obtain an abortion, after supporters gathered enough signatures to ensure the initiative would qualify for the November ballot, the Associated Press reported yesterday.   More than 115,845 signatures were handed in to the Secretary of State last month, well in excess of the 75,630 required.   Under the proposal, parents would have to be notified before a girl between the ages of 15 and 17 could obtain an abortion. The law would not require parental […]
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