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By Peter J. Smith   WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.S. Supreme Court rescinded two federal appeals courts’ rulings overturning partial-birth abortion laws in Virginia and Missouri on Monday in the wake of its recent decision to uphold the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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Children Thrive When Parents Follow Religious Beliefs, Study Shows

By Gudrun Schultz   MISSISSIPPI, April 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Children with religious parents are better behaved and appear happier than children raised by parents without the influence of religious faith, a new study has shown.   The first to examine the impact of religion on the development of young children, the study was authored by John Bartkowski, a sociologist with Mississippi State University. Bartkowski’s team questioned the parents and teachers of more than 16,000 children, asking the adults to rate the children—most of them age six—on self-control, frequency of poor or unhappy behavior, and their ability to respect and […]
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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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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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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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