Britney Spears’ 16-Year-Old Sister Jamie Lynn Decides Against Abortion

By John-Henry Westen HOLLYWOOD, December 20, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Jamie Lynn Spears the 16-year-old younger sister of Britney Spears announced her pregnancy in an interview with OK! Magazine. The younger Spears, also a star in her own right acting in the show ‘Zoey 101’, told the celebrity magazine: “I can’t say it was something I was planning to do right now. But now that it’s in my lap and that it’s something I have to deal with, I’m looking forward to being the best mom I can be.” As for her decision to keep the baby, Spears told OK! “I think […]
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Why Medical Authorities Cannot be Trusted on Gardasil HPV Vaccine

By Gwen Landolt TORONTO, December 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Medical health authorities have repeatedly assured us that Gardasil, the vaccine injection given to young girls to allegedly prevent cervical cancer, is perfectly safe.  For example, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization, a group of medical specialists, endorsed the vaccine last February.  The Society of Gynecologic Oncologists of Canada claims the vaccine is safe, as does Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer.   The Canadian Pediatric Society and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada have also endorsed the vaccine. These medical authorities, however, are puzzled and also indignant […]
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New Colorado Initiative Seeks to Define Embryos as Human Persons under the Law

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman DENVER, December 18, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A young law student in Colorado has launched an effort to put a resolution on the state ballot in 2008 to acknowledge the personhood of embryos from the moment of fertilization. Kristi Burton, age 20, is heading a group called “Colorado for Equal Rights” (https://www.coloradoforequalrights.com), which is grabbing the attention of the major media nationwide.  The organization is seeking the 76,000 signatures necessary under Colorado law to subject a resolution to a statewide plebiscite. The resolution simply reads: “Be it Enacted by the People of the State of Colorado: SECTION […]
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Polish Bishops Warn Government: In Vitro Fertilization a “Type of Refined Abortion”

By John-Henry Westen WARSAW, December 19, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Bishops of Poland issued an open letter to the federal Government yesterday informing them that the Government’s support for in vitro fertilization undermines their claims to be pro-life. In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the process of artificial procreation whereby sperm and ova are combined to create embryonic children outside the womb which are then implanted in batches of 2-5 in the hopes that one child survives till birth. In their letter the Polish Bishops called IVF “inadmissible and undignified” noting that “many embryos perish” during the procedure. The letter called […]
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