E-mails Reveal Darwinian Conspiracy to Deny Intelligent Design Professor from Tenure

By John Connolly DES MOINES, December 6, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An intelligent design think tank has revealed a conspiracy to deny an Iowa State University astronomer tenure on the basis of his belief that God created the universe. Dr. Guillermo Gonzalez, a member of the Iowa State faculty and author of the book The Privileged Planet, was decried as an “idiot” and “religious nutcase” in private faculty e-mails made public by the Discovery Institute, an intelligent design think-tank based in Seattle.  The e-mails brought to light a secret campaign among the other Iowa State faculty to deny Gonzalez tenure because […]
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Supreme Court of El Salvador Opens Door to Exceptions to Nation’s Abortion Ban

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman SAN SALVADOR, December 6, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After nine years of adjudication, the Supreme Court of El Salvador has ruled against two plaintiffs who claimed that the nation’s 1998 law banning abortions, which does not specify exceptions of any kinds, is unconstitutional.  However, the judges also ruled that the prohibition of abortion must be balanced against the constitutional “rights” of pregnant women according to the discretion of judges, opening the door to exceptions in the law’s application. Those “rights”, the court hinted, might include the three exceptions contained in an earlier law that did not punish […]
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Calgary Catholic School Board Quietly Removes ‘The Golden Compass’ Book From Libraries

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski CALGARY, December 6. 2007 (LifeSIteNews.com) – Following the lead of the Halton Catholic District School Board in Ontario to pull ‘The Golden Compass’ from library shelves, Calgary Catholic schools have been directed by Superintendent of Instructional Services Judy MacKay to unobtrusively remove the books from school shelves pending a review of the book’s appropriateness for young readers. A Nov. 29th memo to schools from MacKay’s office said, “Given the controversy related to the book, the district will not promote and/or use it to support instructional and/or literacy development pending additional information and initial review. At the […]
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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. Romney: Faith is Alive and Well in America – Dr. Dobson commends candidate ‘for articulating the importance of our religious heritage.’https://www.citizenlink.org/CLtopstories/A000006072.cfm Catholic Ontario premier gives more money for for more abortions at Morgentaler abortion center in Ottawahttps://ottsun.canoe.ca/News/OttawaAndRegion/2007/11/30/4696656-sun.html Illinois Taxpayers Fund Record Number of Abortionshttps://www.citizenlink.org/CLNews/A000006052.cfm California researcher sees continued need for embryonic stem cellshttps://www.catholicnews.com/data/stories/cns/0706942.htm FDA: 28 Miscarriages No Reason to Reexamine Gardasilhttps://www.cnsnews.com/ViewCulture.asp?Page=/Culture/archive/200712/CUL20071206a… Golden Compost: Washington Post Goes Soft On Film’s Directorhttps://newsbusters.org/blogs/tim-graham/2007/12/06/golden-compost-washington-pos… Hollywood […]
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Mexico City Passes “Anticipated Death” Law that could be a First Step to Euthanasia in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, December 5, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The legislature of Mexico City, the largest city in Mexico and in the western hemisphere, yesterday passed an “Anticipated Death” law that will allow patients diagnosed as terminally ill to refuse life-prolonging measures. Although the law expressly prohibits active euthanasia, it is unclear if it will prohibit passive euthanasia in the form of withholding nutrition or hydration from patients, although pro-life groups in the country are not objecting to the bill. The danger of such an application is increased by the fact that the law provides for “living wills” and allows relatives of […]
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