More Health Risks Found in IVF Babies – Scientist Suggests IVF Children Should be Monitored into Adu

By Hilary White    LONDON, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A study of 3,980 articles in medical and scientific journals between 1980 and 2005 has shown significantly higher risks of long-term medical problems for children conceived through artificial procreation such as in vitro fertilisation or intracytoplasmic sperm injection, a method in which a selected sperm is injected into the ovum.    Dr. Alastair Sutcliffe, of the Institute of Child Health at University College London and Dr. Michael Ludwig, of the Centre for Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecologic Endocrinology in Hamburg, examined the data and have concluded that babies conceived through artificial […]
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Pharmacists Sue Washington State for Forcing Them to Sell Morning After Pill

By Elizabeth O’Brien   SEATTLE, Washington, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two Washington pharmacists and a pharmacy owner have sued the State of Washington for trampling on their right to freedom of conscience with the new regulations forcing pharmacists to dispense the “morning after” pill.   Pharmacists Rhonda Mesler and Margo Thelen, accompanied by the Stormans Inc. that owns Ralph’s Thriftway in Olympia, filed the lawsuit in the federal court on Wednesday. They are suing the State for forcing them to choose “between their livelihoods and their deeply held religious and moral beliefs,” the Associated Press reports. This decision follows […]
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Veteran Conservative Political Activist Predicts Hilary Clinton Likely President in 2008, Possible R

By Peter J. Smith   WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-life and pro-family advocates may face another political bruising in 2008 if the predictions of a veteran conservative activist prove true – an almost guaranteed Clinton administration and a Congress divided in half between Republicans and Democrats.   Paul Weyrich, co-founder of the conservative think tank Heritage Foundation, the Moral Majority, and chairman and CEO of the Free Congress Research and Education Foundation has accurately predicted the outcomes of presidential elections for decades with two exceptions. In 1964, Weyrich believed that a “silent majority” would prevail and elect […]
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New Survey Finds Majority of Americans Remain Opposed to Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Elizabeth O’Brien   WASHINGTON, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new survey by the Pew Research Center (PRC) shows that the number of people who accept same-sex “marriage” remains a minority within the United States.   Entitled “Trends in Political Values and Core Attitudes: 1987-2007,” the study conducted telephone interviews with 2,007 adults, aged 18 years or older, across the nation from December 12, 2006 through January 9, 2007. The report investigated a variety of questions relating to religion, government, civil liberties, and political-ethical issues such as abortion and same-sex “marriage”.   Regarding the question of homosexual “marriage”, the […]
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Vocally Pro-Life, Pro-Family Campaigner Elected to Irish Senate, Marks Major Pro-Life Victory

By Elizabeth O’Brien   DUBLIN, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Hailed as a sensational pro-life victory, first-time candidate Rónán Mullen was elected to the Irish Senate after basing his campaign upon pro-life and pro-family values.   Mullen replaced Brendan Ryan of the Labour Party in a surprise victory this week. Of the 43 available seats in the Seanad or Senate, the upper house of the Irish Parliament, he was elected to one of the three seats that are chosen by The National University of Ireland.   Mullen is a columnist for the Irish Daily Mail as well as a lecturer […]
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U.K. Girl Guides Gear Up for New “Safe-Sex” Program

By Elizabeth O’Brien   UNITED KINGDOM, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The U.K. Girl Guides, an organization that originally promoted traditional Christian values,  has conformed to the modern sex-saturated culture by seeking a new course on “safe sex” practices.   According to a report in the UK Times, the program is based on results from a survey of more than 1,000 Girl Guides in Britain. Attempting to keep in touch with the changing needs of modern women, the survey asked them what life skills they think are most important. For senior Guides, girls aged 16 and over, the hands down […]
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UK Catholic Church Agency to Cease Adoption Work As Government Forces Homosexual Adoption

By Hilary White   LEEDS, UK, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic Care, a leading British Catholic adoption agency announced this week that it will cease operations in light of the recently imposed requirement that they must allow children to be adopted by homosexual partners. Catholic Care is the first of the religious social agencies to announce that it can no longer operate under the Sexual Orientation Regulations (SOR’s) that proponents claimed would put an end to “discrimination” in the UK.   According to the Daily Mail, the agency, in operation for a century, announced that a vote of its […]
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Massachusetts Allows Out-of-Staters to Obtain Homosexual “Marriage”

By John Jalsevac BOSTON, Massachusetts, July 27, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Registrar of Vital Records in Massachusetts has instructed city and town clerks to issue marriage licenses to homosexuals from New Mexico who come to Massachusetts to “marry,” reports AP. Shortly after same-sex “marriage” was introduced into Massachusetts via the court system in 2004, governor Mitt Romney had banned homosexual out-of-staters from being able to obtain a Massachusetts marriage license, basing his decision on a 1913 law that forbade the state from issuing licenses to those who would be prohibited from marrying in their home state.  The highest Massachusetts court, however, ruled […]
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