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* Note: The linked items below or the websites at which they are located do not necessarily represent the views of LifeSiteNews.com. They are presented only for your information.   Aborted alive in the UK vs. U.S.  https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=55372   Dutch Discuss “Why nobody else wants euthanasia”  https://www.radionetherlands.nl/features/amsterdamforum/070422af   Abortion is back – in 2008- Pat Buchanan  https://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=55356   Partial Pro-Life Democrats  https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2007/04/partial_prolife_democrats.html   North Dakota passes conditional abortion ban  https://www.bismarcktribune.com/articles/2007/04/24/news/state/132450.txt   MSNBC’s Grotesque Partial-Birth Analogy: Issues ‘Sucked Life’ Out of GOP  https://newsbusters.org/node/12176   On Abortion: Rudy Criticized Pope John Paul II / Defended Clinton  https://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1820650/posts   HPV vaccine concerns give […]
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US Supreme Court Rescinds Former Rulings on Abortion Laws in Missouri and Virginia

By Peter J. Smith   WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court rescinded two federal appeals courts’ rulings overturning partial-birth abortion laws in Virginia and Missouri on Monday in the wake of its recent decision to uphold the federal ban on the procedure.   The Court returned Herring v. Richmond Medical Center (No. 05-730) to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Nixon v. Reproductive Health Services (No. 05-1124) to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals asking them to review their respective cases in the light of Gonzales v. Carhart.   Previously the federal […]
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Brazil Supreme Court Begins Hearings on Human Embryonic Research

By Gudrun Schultz   BRASILIA, Brazil, April 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Debate over the morality of destroying human embryos in research began last week in Brazil, as the Supreme Court opened hearings on the issue to the general public.   For the first time, the Court permitted public attendance during the testimony of 25 doctors, researchers and scientists—dozens of citizens crowded the court during debates on the contentious issue, Reuters reported.   Brazil opened the door to embryonic stem cell research in 2005 with the passage of the biosecurity law. The attorney general challenged the law before the Supreme Court […]
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Dutch Abortion Boat Granted License for International Abortions

By Gudrun Schultz   AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Dutch abortion boat has been granted government permission to perform abortions in international waters on women up to 7 weeks pregnant, despite a massive national and international outcry, the Times online reported earlier today.   The boat has caused an uproar at home in the Netherlands and abroad. Condemned by governments and pro-life organizations as a propaganda tool for pro-abortion activists, the abortion boat has come under intense criticism for offering to perform abortions on women from countries where the procedure is illegal.   Operated by Women […]
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Scotland’s Bishops Summon Catholics to Fight for Culture of Life

By Peter J. Smith   EDINBURGH, United Kingdom, April 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Scotland’s Catholic Bishops issued a strongly worded letter to congregations last weekend calling upon voters in the upcoming election to challenge attacks on Christian values and bring the “voice of a truly human and Christian civilisation” to Scotland.   The Scottish Bishops’ stalwart letter comes in the wake of the Labour government’s open growing antagonism toward the Church’s presence in the public sphere, especially with its inflexible position against giving Catholics freedom of conscience regarding services to homosexuals and homosexual adoptions.   Gravely disturbed by the increasing […]
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