Harry Potter Author Plays Dumb: Acts Surprised at Reactions to Gay Character

By Meg Jalsevac   TORONTO, October 25, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an interview with media in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, Harry Potter author, J.K. Rowling said that she has been surprised by the scope of reactions that have surfaced from her announcement that one of her lead characters is gay.  “It has certainly never been news to me that a brave and brilliant man could love other men.”   As previously reported by LifeSiteNews.com, Rowling surprised a large audience at a recent book reading in Carnegie Hall by announcing the ‘good’ wizard of her storyline was gay.  Reaction to the […]
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Fr. Euteneuer sees ‘Irony’ in Archbishop of Canterbury’s Abortion Statement

FRONT ROYAL, VA, October 25, 2007 (HLI.org) – The Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer, STL, president of Human Life International (HLI), today remarked on an op-ed appearing in the British publication The Observer on October 21, entitled, “Britain’s abortion debate lacks a moral dimension” by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams.   Father Euteneuer said, “While not agreeing with everything Dr. Williams said, I certainly appreciate his comments on the tragedy of abortion in commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the British Abortion Act. He is certainly correct about the moral ‘slippage’ that has occurred, where abortion is viewed far more […]
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Uruguayan Senate to Vote Again on Decriminalization of Abortion

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   MONTEVIDEO, October 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) -The Uruguayan Senate is preparing to vote again on decriminalization of abortion in the country.  The legislation would allow abortion for virtually any reason during the first three months of pregnancy.   Although the new vote was originally scheduled for today, it has now been delayed to make time for more hearings, which its proponents hope will break the current deadlock over the issue.  The most recent vote, on October 17, resulted in a 15-15 tie, which was much closer than votes in earlier years.   According to the Uruguayan newspaper […]
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Greece to Join Countries Using Dangerous HPV Vaccine in Mandatory Programs

By Hilary White   ROCHESTER, New York, October 24, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite the growing evidence of life threatening side effects from Gardasil, the vaccine for Human Papilloma Virus, government health agencies around the world continue to implement mandatory Gardasil vaccination programs for women and young girls.    Today New York State Senate Democrats held public hearings to discuss whether to make the vaccination mandatory for young girls and whether it should be covered at public expense for uninsured girls. Virginia and Texas have already passed laws making the vaccine mandatory by next September. The rules include an opt-out for parents […]
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