Italian Regional Government Runs Ad Using Newborn Baby to Promote Homosexuality

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TUSCANY, October 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-homosexual ad campaign, run by the regional government of Tuscany in north-central Italy, has lead to criticism from both sides of the issue.   The campaign, which aims to promote the idea that homosexuality is genetic, uses a photo of a newborn baby whose hospital identity bracelet bears the French word “homosexual”. The poster caption reads “Sexual orientation is not a choice”. The image is expected to appear on billboards across Tuscany.   The Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone told ANSA that “Doing a publicity campaign like […]
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* Disclaimer: 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.   Hundreds of babies saved from abortion in Mexico by volunteers who counsel women outside hospital entrances – resistance from doctors and nurses at 3 hospitals- medical personnel have refused to perform any abortions at all at 5 hospitalshttps://www.calcatholic.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?id=d8861773-d4b1-40a5-959c-e39e…   Rio de Janeiro governor promotes legalization of abortion to reduce number of criminalshttps://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=10814   Woe to Those Who Call Evil Good – By Bishop Joseph Naumannhttps://www.firstthings.com/onthesquare/?p=883   Supreme Control of Abortion […]
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Miller Beer Boycott Still in Full Force as Miller Refuses to Halt S&M Gay Parade Sponsorship

By John-Henry Westen   SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A half-heated apology by the Miller Brewing Company has done nothing but fan the flames of an already established boycott of Miller beer.  Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on Miller’s ‘apology’ of Oct. 26. “They either don’t get it or they think we’re stupid. Miller’s latest apology is nothing but a rehash of what it has been saying all along-it limits its apology to the use of its logo on the offensive Last Supper promotional poster for the Folsom Street Fair. But it still refuses to apologize for […]
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Pope Tells Pharmacists Not to Dispense Drugs to Inhibit Implantation; Implications for Plan B at Catholic Hospitals

By John-Henry Westen   VATICAN CITY, October 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Speaking to Catholic pharmacists this morning, Pope Benedict XVI warned them against dispensing drugs “that have the goal of preventing the implantation of the embryo.” The comments should have an impact on the debate around the use of Plan B for rape victims at Catholic hospitals in the United States.   Michael Izzotti, the Canadian representative of Pharmacists for Life International told LifeSiteNews.com that the Pope’s comments address the controversy in the United States over the use of Plan B at Catholic hospitals. Izzotti rejected the assertion that the […]
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British Doctors Gave Skewed Evidence to Keep 24 Week Abortion Limit

By Hilary White   LONDON, October 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – British doctors in favour of abortion may have misled the members of the Commons Committee examining the question of whether to lower Britain’s gestational age limit for legal abortion. The Daily Telegraph reports that Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has accused doctors of giving inaccurate information to give a result favourable to maintaining the 24 week limit   Dorries said the British Medical Association had “work[ed] it” so that only pro-abortion motions were discussed at its annual conference. The Commons Committee has been criticised for its decision to attempt to ignore the ethical […]
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Thousands Rally against Abortion on Britain’s 40th Anniversary of Legalisation

By Hilary White   LONDON, October 29, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – While British Parliamentarians debate in committee whether the gestational time limit of 24 weeks for legal abortion is too low or too high, thousands rallied outside the Houses of Parliament on Saturday for an end to the legal killing of Britain’s children. The protest started the night before when pro-life activists projected the number of abortions on to the riverside face of Parliament.    From the rally, the demonstrators marched to the nearby Westminster Cathedral for a prayer vigil. Organisers said that pro-life efforts in Britain are focused on incremental gains […]
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