Norwegian Government to Companies: Include 40% Women on Boards or be Dissolved

By Hilary White   OSLO, October 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The left-leaning government of Norway has issued an ultimatum to businesses: increase the number of women on the board of directors or be dissolved. 140 Norwegian companies must increase the number of women on their boards of directors to 40 per cent or face state-enforced dissolution, according to the Norwegian news service Aftenposten.   Equality minister Karita Bekkemellem told Aftenposten that companies failing to meet the 40 per cent quota will face involuntary dissolution from January 1. The policy was put in place by a previous centre-right government coalition and enthusiastically endorsed […]
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Study Finds that Among Teachers, Male Homosexuals are Most Likely to Sexually Abuse Students

SALT LAKE CITY, October 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A male homosexual was the teacher most apt to have sex with his pupils in a study encompassing 7 countries. Overall, 43% of teachers who made the news for having sex with their pupils over the last 27 years engaged in homosexuality. Homosexual teachers violated 1,925 (56%) of the 3,457 pupil-victims. Women were 11% of perpetrators, but a heterosexual female teacher was least apt to have sex with pupils. Sexual abuse incidents are frequently kept hidden by victims out of fear and shame and so the actual numbers of such teacher abusers […]
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Spokesman for Orthodox Rabbis Says Coulter “Said Nothing Anti-Semitic”

By John-Henry Westen NEW YORK, October 12, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – With the secular media trumpeting the outrage of liberal Jewish groups at Ann Coulter’s remarks on her desire for all people, Jews included, to become Christian, LifeSiteNews.com spoke with Orthodox Jewish Rabbi Yehuda Levin.  Rabbi Levin, the spokesman on moral issues for some 1000 Rabbis, told LifeSiteNews.com, “She said nothing that in any way indicates anti-Semitism.”   On CNBC’s ‘The Big Idea’ last week, host Donny Deutsch became hysterical when Coulter tried to explain that Christianity considers itself the continuation of Judaism, and thus Christians wish followers of Judaism to […]
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Duquesne Catholic University President Stops Planned Parenthood Ads

PITTSBURGH, October 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Dr. Charles J. Dougherty, president of Duquesne University, has directed campus-based radio station WDUQ to stop running advertisements for Planned Parenthood. He based his decision on the hostility to Catholic Church teachings by Planned Parenthood, the nation’s leading advocate for abortion.   Planned Parenthood has launched a public relations effort to put pressure on the university to reverse the president’s move.   Cardinal Newman Society executive vice president Tom Mead said, “We applaud Dr. Dougherty’s principled position. Planned Parenthood continues to probe Catholic colleges wherever it can, and thankfully in this instance Dr. Dougherty […]
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Vatican Identifies and Suspends High Ranking Prelate Caught in TV Sting Making Gay Advances

By Peter J. Smith   VATICAN CITY, October 15, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Vatican immediately suspended a high ranking prelate on Saturday working in the Congregation for the Clergy, one of its highest departments, after identifying him as a priest anonymously soliciting homosexual sex in a recent documentary exposing homosexual infiltration into the Catholic priesthood.      A speedy investigation into the matter was promised. Papal spokesman Father Federico Lombardi told the news agency ANSA that “The authorities are obliged to act with the necessary severity against behaviour that is incompatible with religious service and the mission of the Holy See.” […]
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Eagle Scout’s Flag Certificate May Include Mention of God say Capitol Officials

By Hilary White    WASHINGTON, DC. October 12, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When 17 year-old Andrew Larochelle of Dayton Ohio achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest achievement possible in the scouting world, he wanted to present a flag to his veteran grandfather during the ceremony September 30th. Andrew’s father, Paul Larochelle, had contacted Republican Rep. Michael Turner asking for a flag that had been flown on the Capitol building on September 11, accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.   Andrew had asked that the certificate say, “This flag was flown in honor of Marcel Larochelle, my grandfather, for his dedication […]
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