Abortion Notification, Consent Laws Reduce Risky Teen Sex Says New Study

TALLAHASSEE, September 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Laws that require minors to notify or get the consent of one or both parents before having an abortion reduce risky sexual behavior among teens, according to a Florida State University law professor in Tallahassee, Fla. Jonathan Klick, the Jeffrey A. Stoops Professor of Law, and Thomas Stratmann, professor of economics at George Mason University, came to that conclusion after they looked at the rates of gonorrhea among teenage girls as a measure of risky sex in connection to the parental notification or consent laws that were in effect at the time. The researchers […]
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Who is parenthood for – adults? Or children? ~ New Study Asks

By Hilary White CHICAGO, September 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The homosexual revolution has swept through legal systems around the world and shows no sign of slowing. The Chicago-based scholar Elizabeth Marquart has published a report that examines the effects on children of the “new family” as envisioned by the social re-engineers of the pan-sexual revolution. Titled, “The Revolution in Parenthood: The Emerging Global Clash Between Adult Rights and Children’s Needs,” the report discusses the effects of the newly renovated laws entitling homosexual partners not only to call themselves “married” but increasingly to adopt children and mimic natural families. Marquart’s report, […]
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Organs Taken From Executed Prisoners are Harvested and Sold to Foreigners For Transplants

By Meg Jalsevac China, September 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An undercover investigation by the BBC has once again confirmed that it is common practice in China to harvest organs from executed death row inmates and sell them to foreigners. One hospital admitted that some of the organs they sell do come from executed prisoners. At that particular hospital, the cost for a liver transplant would run approximately $94,400. Another hospital, No 1 Central Hospital in Tianjin, completed 600 liver transplants in 2005. The Chinese Foreign Ministry does not deny that harvesting organs from inmates happens but maintains that it happens […]
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Vatican to UN: Fight Against Death Penalty Needs to be Matched by Fight Against Abortion and Euthana

By John-Henry Westen NEW YORK, September 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an address to the 61st Session of the United Nation’s General Assembly yesterday, a Vatican representative spoke of three primary human rights, the first of which is the “right to life”. Archbishop Giovanni Lajolo, President of the Governatorate of the Vatican City State, spoke hopefully about reform of the United Nations in the area of human rights. “The Holy See regards the promotion of human rights as one of the United Nations’ primary forms of service to the world,” said the Archbishop.“It hopes the newly formed Human Rights Council […]
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Action Urged to Counteract Leftist Media Campaign Against Removal of Court Challenges Program

By Steve Jalsevac OTTAWA, September 28, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – REAL Women of Canada today warned that the taxpayer funded Court Challenges Program and its supporters have begun a strong counter-offensive to persuade the Conservative government to reverse its decision to eliminate the Program. In its announcement today the non-taxpayer funded conservative women’s group stated, “Numerous newspaper articles and letters to the editor have been flooding the country over the past few days. However, these articles and letters have not been telling the real story behind the CCP which has had such a powerful influence in shaping the social values of […]
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