Pro-Life Position Showing Steady Rise Among US Voters

By Hilary White LODA, Illinois, June 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study by a private opinion research firm has shown that since the height of the “abortion wars” in the 1980’s and 90’s, public opinion in the US has made dramatic changes towards the pro-life position. Christopher Blunt, co-author of the study and founder of Overbrook Research, wrote that the analysis shows a complete turnaround in the support for abortion in the last fifteen years. The study, Turnaround on Abortion, cites the debate over partial birth abortion and the move towards a less confrontational approach as one reason for a […]
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South African Nurse Continues Fight for Right to Opt Out of Abortions

By Hilary White PRETORIA, June 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A South African nurse, who in 2004 had been banned from the operating room because of her opposition to abortion, has had her case referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). The CCMA is an independent juristic body established after apartheid to settle disputes using consensus and arbitration. Sister Wilhelmien Charles filed suit three years ago when the hospital she worked in as a senior nurse barred her from working when she objected to abortion on religious grounds. Her case was heard this week by the Labour Appeals […]
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LifeSiteNews.com NewsBytes

* 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.   Pope takes Blair to task over Iraq, abortion and stem cells  https://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/the_blair_years/article1979342.ece   More than 200 votes were not enough to keep tax dollars from foreign abortion providers  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLNews/A000004896.cfm   Pro-Life Activists Gear Up for Fall Campaign  https://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=/Culture/archive/200706/CUL20070625b.html   Nuns to pray for Pope’s letter on China and full religious freedom  https://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=9650&size=A   Connecticut Governor Vetoes Medical Marijuana Bill  https://www.citizenlink.org/CLNews/A000004888.cfm   High court upholds grassroots lobbying ads; pro-life group ecstatic  […]
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Canadian Anglicans Will Not Be Excluded from World-Wide Communion Because of Same Sex Blessings

By Hilary White WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “No scenario could emerge” from any decision made by the Canadian Anglican Church this week that would prompt the church’s expulsion from the World Wide Anglican Communion says a top spokesman of the Church of England. Canadian Anglicans are meeting now in Winnipeg at their General Synod and are expected to vote in favour of the blessing ceremony for homosexual partners that has already been in use in some Canadian Anglican dioceses. Kenneth Kearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion told CanWest News, “There’s no question the Anglican Church of […]
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Costa Rican Lawmaker Introduces Same-Sex Union Bill

By John Jalsevac SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, June 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Costa Rican lawmaker has introduced a bill that would grant homosexual couples many of the same legal privileges that are currently afforded to heterosexual married couples. “This is a bill that guarantees the respect and tolerance for couples that are of the same sex,” said bill co-sponsor, Andrea Morales, a member of the opposition party, Citizens Action Party, according to Reuters. The bill, reported Reuters, would grant privileges like bereavement leave, inheritance, and medical decision-making power. The main sponsor of the bill, however, has said that she […]
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Majority of “Unbiased” Journalists in MSM Favor Leftist Candidates and Causes

By Peter J. Smith NEW YORK, June 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Many mainstream journalists claim they are “unbiased” in their reporting, but a new report by MSNBC shows their checkbooks don’t make such distinctions and heavily favor liberal candidates and causes. The MSNBC report by investigative journalist Bill Dedman reveals that out of 144 journalists, 125 gave money to support liberal Democratic candidates and liberal political organizations. The information came from public records kept by the Federal Election Commission tallying donations made from the 2004 campaign season to the start of the 2008 season. Dedman’s investigation covered journalists from local […]
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Australian PM Bans Aboriginals from Porn in Effort to Stem Societal Collapse

By John Jalsevac SYDNEY, Austrlia, June 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For decades now Australian officials have become increasingly aware of what has been termed a devastating societal breakdown within Australia’s aboriginal communities. Earlier this month, a report came out entitled Little Children are Sacred that documented the evidence for the continuing collapse of the aboriginal communities, including widespread and ever increasing alcohol and other substance abuse, gambling and violence, amongst other things. Most disturbingly, however, the report exposed a society in which young children are frequently and brutally sexually abused, and exposed to explicit sexual behaviors from an extremely young age. […]
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Fertility Clinic Patients Prefer to Donate Left-Over Embryos to Stem Cell Research than to Adoption

By Elizabeth O’Brien   BALTIMORE, Maryland, June 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A recent survey of 1,020 American couples who visited fertility clinics shows that 60% would be willing to donate their extra embryos to destructive stem cell research.   Researchers from Duke University and Johns Hopkins University approached nine different fertility clinics throughout the United States and sent questionnaires to more than 2,000 couples, over half of whom responded, Kaiser Network reports.   Of these couples, 49% admitted that they would be willing to donate at least some of their left over embryos towards research. This number climbed to 60% […]
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House Democrats Pass Contraceptive Aid Funding for Developing Countries

By Hilary White WASHINGTON, June 22, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Democrats in the US House of Representatives lifted a prohibition yesterday on allowing government donations of abortifacient and other contraceptives to abortion-promoting foreign aid organizations. President Bush has twice said he will veto any legislation that weakens protection for life in the Mexico City Policy. The policy dates to the Reagan administration and prohibits any funding for any purpose to abortion providers in developing countries. The amendment passed by a vote of 223-201, with 207 Democrats and 16 Republicans voting to allow the contraceptive funding. Rep. Nita Lowey, the New York […]
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