Quebec Judge Rules Attempted Euthanasia a loving act not worthy of Jail time

By John-Henry Westen SHERBROOKE, Quebec, October 19, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Andre Bergeron was sentenced to three years’ of probation and no jail time for an attempted euthanasia on his wife which he failed to complete. In July 2005 Bergeron attempted to asphyxiate his wife, who suffered from Friedreich’s Ataxia (a degenerative disorder), with a plastic bag. He called 911 prior to her death, but she died three days later in hospital. According to the CBC, Quebec court Judge Danielle Côté said at the sentencing hearing that it was clear that Bergeron did what he did out of love and not […]
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UK Parents Who Fought to Keep Disabled Baby Alive Now Judged Unfit for Child’s Care

By Gudrun Schultz LONDON, United Kingdom, October 19, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parents who fought a two-year legal battle to keep their severely disabled infant daughter on ventilation are being denied the right to take her home, after the now-separated couple were judged “unfit” to provide the necessary care. Charlotte Wyatt was born three months premature with severe brain and lung damage, weighing only one pound and measuring less than five inches long at birth. Her parents fought unsuccessfully to prevent the Portsmouth Hospital from issuing a “do not resuscitate” order against the child if she should have a breathing crisis—doctors […]
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Clarification and Response to Michael Higgins

By Hilary White TORONTO, October 17, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In his columnÂin theÂOctober 22Âedition ofÂthe Catholic Register, Canada’s largest circulation Catholic publication, Michael Higgins, the president of St. Thomas University and a well-known writer on the Canadian Catholic left, claims that I misquoted him and “misrepresented” his opinions on Pope Benedict XVI’s address in Regensburg in mid-September. Higgins bitterly complains that the atmosphere in the Catholic discourse in Canada is “becoming nasty and brutish” and that the unpleasantness was especially aggravated by my September 25th LifeSiteNews.com article on his remarks in MacLean’s magazine to journalist Brian Bethune. Higgins, however, is […]
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Manitoba Marriage Commissioner Ordered to Perform Gay ‘Marriages’ Fights in Court for Freedom of Rel

By Gudrun Schultz WINNIPEG, Manitoba, October 19, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) -A Manitoba marriage commissioner who lost his licence last year when he refused to perform homosexual “marriages” has taken his fight for religious freedom to the Court of Queen’s Bench. The province ordered Kevin Kisilowsky, 36, to conduct marriage ceremonies for same-sex couples or hand in his licence, under a 2004 policy adopted by the province following the legalization of homosexual “marriage.” An evangelical Christian, Kisilowsky said his right to freedom of religion under the Charter was violated by the policy. “I’m just one of these Canadians who’s finally had enough,” […]
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Oxford Study Denying Abortion-Cancer Link “Seriously Flawed” says Expert

OXFORD, UK, October 18, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Oxford scientists first covered up the abortion-breast cancer link with the publication of a 1982 study, and are at it again with another study released this week according to the Abortion-Breast Cancer Coalition (ABCC). The latest study is the fifth study by the university’s scientists denying an abortion-cancer link. In the first such study in 1982 Vessey et al., claimed, “The results are entirely reassuring, being, in fact, more compatible with protective effects (of abortion) than the reverse.” The study, however, was deemed irrelevant because it included, as it admitted “only a handful […]
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130 South Dakota Doctors Endorse Abortion Ban

SIOUX FALLS, SD, October 18, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Monday, South Dakota Physicians for Life explained their support for Referred Law 6 at Sioux Falls VoteYesForLife.com headquarters. Ad campaigns in support of the pro-life law feature dozens of doctors in their white lab coats sporting stethoscopes expressing their support for the law against abortion. Powerfully, they say in unison during the ad “abortion stops a beating heart”. (To see the video ad click: https://voteyesforlife.com/content/video_docs.asp ) One hundred thirty South Dakota doctors endorsed the abortion-limiting legislation. Mark Gordon, M.D., Sioux Falls, stated: “Referred Law 6 allows a doctor to provide chemotherapy […]
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UK Government “postpones” gay propaganda in Kindergarten after parents object

By Hilary White LONDON, October 18, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) –“Hello Sailor,”“The Sissy Duckling” and “Daddy’s New Roommate” are among the book titles on a recommended government reading list for primary school children to teach them about homosexuality. New government regulations to place them in classrooms have been held back after officials were “inundated” by parent’s objections. The British government’s “anti-discrimination” regulations were to come into effect this month but the UK’s Telegraph reports that Cabinet ministers are “at odds” over the proposals which some warn will lead to reverse discrimination against Christian and other religious groups who hold homosexual acts to […]
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Homosexual Teen Killed 11-Year Old Boy over Rebuff of Sexual Advances

By Hilary White MANCHESTER, October 18, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The UK’s Telegraph reports today that a British teenager has been sentenced to life in prison after he stabbed an eleven year-old boy to death when the boy rebuffed his sexual advances. Michael Hamer, 15, pleaded guilty to murder before his trial started at Manchester crown court. Hamer admitted that on March 1st this year, he had lured 11 year-old Joe Geeling into his house where he attacked him with a frying pan and then stabbed him 16 times with kitchen knives. Hamer admitted to his own defence lawyers that he […]
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