Canadian Family Groups Praise Conservative Government Budget For Ending Marriage ‘Penalty’

By John-Henry Westen   OTTAWA, March 30, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Both the Institute for Marriage and the Family Canada (IMFC), and REAL Women Canada have praised the recently released federal Conservative budget.    IMFC specifically praised the “end of the marriage penalty”. They explained, “For many years, family groups have worked to eliminate the disparity of the tax deductible amount that spouses could claim on their income tax filing.  The government is now increasing the spousal and other amounts to the same level as the basic personal amount.”   REAL Women concurred, “Increasing the spousal amount to equal the basic […]
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Study Finds 49% of US College Students Are Abusing Drugs or Alcohol

By Hilary White   A new report by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University found that forty-nine per cent (3.8 million) of full time college students binge drink and/or abuse prescription and illegal drugs.   The study, titled Wasting the Best and the Brightest: Substance Abuse at America’s Colleges and Universities, also found that 1.8 million, 22.9 per cent, met the medical criteria for substance abuse and dependence, two and a half times the rate of the general population.   The 231-page report was completed after over four years of research and is the […]
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Dr. John Billings Founder of Billings Ovulation Method Near Death, Prayers Requested

By John-Henry Westen   MELBOURNE, Australia, March 30, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. John Billings, founder of the Billings Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning is near death according to family and friends.  Billings work has influenced millions, enabling countless childless couples to achieve pregnancy and also assist couples who needed to space children without resorting to potentially abortifacient contraception.   Rose Heron, the Canadian representative on the board of the World Organization Ovulation Method Billings (WOOMB), shared her thoughts on Dr. Billings with LifeSiteNews.com.   Dr. Billings developed the new method of fertility regulation in 1950 after it was found […]
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Catholic MP Comartin Pushes Canada to Allow Anal Sex for 16-Year-olds

OTTAWA, March 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Joe Comartin, NDP MP for Windsor-Tecumseh, proposed an amendment to legislation that would have lowered the legal age of consent for sodomy to sixteen, from the current Canadian legal age of 18.   With legislation proposed by the government to raise the age of natural sex from its current 14 to 16, at the request of homosexual activists, Comartin proposed an amendment at the committee stage to “harmonize” the consent age for anal sex with that for vaginal sex; making it 16 for both. The amendment was also supported by Liberal party critic Marlene […]
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“When a society accepts abortion it is preparing to eliminate freedom” Says Spanish Family Forum

By Gudrun Schultz   CACERES, Spain, March 30, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Abortion implicates denying the existence of the life of a human person,” concluded the first international congress on “Women and Abortion”, held in Caceres, Spain, March 8 to 10.   Organized by the Spanish Family Forum, the congress issued a report on the conclusions arrived at during the two-day session, reported by Fides News Agency.   While abortion denies the existence of “a life which must develop and become complete in autonomy,” the report stated, abortion also denies the life of the unborn child’s parents. The document warned that […]
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‘Race for Cure’ Continues Funding Planned Parenthood  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLBriefs/A000004246.cfm   Abortion and embryo manipulation tools of economic progress causing society’s death, say bishops  https://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=8861&size=A   Mexican bishops say votes will not change the Church’s fundamental respect for human life  https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=8993   Abortion: A case of missing perceptions  https://www.townhall.com/columnists/PhilHarris/2007/03/28/abortion_a_case_of_missing_perceptions   Promising Non-Embryonic Stem Cell News (What, You Missed The Coverage In The MSM?)  https://newsbusters.org/node/11702   AP on Polish Abortion Protests: ‘Ultraconservative’ Catholics vs. ‘Young People’  https://newsbusters.org/node/11696   Democrat-Led Congress to Reconsider Equal Rights Amendment  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLNews/A000004241.cfm   Gay Media Watchdog Honors New York Times  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLBriefs/A000004248.cfm   N.H. House Kills Marriage-Protection Amendment  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLBriefs/A000004249.cfm   […]
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