Seven More Doctors Arrested by Spanish Police for Illegal Abortions

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman BARCELONA, December 17, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Spanish authorities in the province of Catalonia continued their ongoing operations against abortionists with the arrest of seven doctors, including two psychiatrists, two anesthetists, and three gynecologists. Officials told the French Press Agency (AFP) that operations were continuing and that there might soon be more arrests. According to local media reports, the psychiatrists are charged with falsifying documents to show the need for an abortion based on psychological “health”, one of the three types of abortion that have been decriminalized in the country.  The other two are cases of rape […]
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Less Than Five Per Cent Of Gay Canadians Wed Since 2005

By Tom Korski Originally published in The Hill Times, September 24, 2007 For all the hype and histrionics, new data show gay Canadians are just mild about marriage.  Ironic, yes? The Commons, courts, and churches were spurred into years-long debate over the issue in the belief it was vital or at least relevant to the gay community.  Yet recent federal figures show less than five per cent of gay Canadians have wed since the country legalized same-sex marriage in 2005. The number was not widely reported.  Instead, a media image depicted gay Canadians enthusiastically embracing traditional roles at the exact […]
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Demand For Same-Sex Marriage Was Based on a Lie

By Gwen Landolt December 17, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Same-sex marriage was undemocratically passed into law in Canada in June 2005.  The then Liberal government, aided by the secular media, argued that same-sex marriage was necessary on the basis of “equality” for homosexuals who were supposedly experiencing painful discrimination because they could not enter into legal recognized marriages with their same-sex partners.  This, it turns out, was a lie. Certainly many homosexuals themselves made clear at that time that same-sex marriage was not a concern in their community.  For example, Gareth Kirkby, then managing editor of the homosexual newspaper, Xtra West, […]
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Canada’s Supreme Court Rules in Internal Religious Matter – Jewish Divorce

By Hilary White OTTAWA, December 17, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a man to pay damages for failing to provide his former wife with a Jewish writ of divorce, or ghet, a purely religious matter with no connection to Canada’s civil law. According to a report from Brian Lilley of CFRB radio news, the ruling may have an impact on other religious groups in Canada. The case has been pending since a Montreal woman petitioned the Supreme Court in 2006 to uphold a lower court decision awarding her damages after her ex-husband refused to provide […]
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Christmas Edition of Canadian Catholic Register Runs USCCB Positive Review of Compass

By John-Henry Westen TORONTO, December 17, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The glowing review for the anti-Catholic film ‘The Golden Compass’ issued November 29 by the Office of Film and Broadcasting of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is still causing problems even after being officially withdrawn at the behest of the USCCB.  The December 23 Christmas edition of Canada’s largest Catholic newspaper, The Catholic Register, has published without comment on page 12 the now-pulled review of the controversial film. The positive review issued by Harry Forbes the director of the USCCB film office and published by the Catholic News Service […]
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Bill to Raise Age of Consent for Sex in Canada from 14 to 16 Passes House of Commons

By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, December 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Although not reported in the mainstream press, the Conservative Government’s Bill C-2, the ‘Tackling Violent Crime Act’, passed the House of Commons on November 28. The Bill has since gone through first and second reading in the Senate and is in committee as of December 12. The omnibus crime bill includes a provision which would see the age of consent for sexual activity raised from 14 to 16-year-of-age. Having the age of consent at 14 has been a bone of contention for many Canadians.  With one of the world’s lowest ages of […]
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Unborn Victims of Crime Bill Debated in House of Commons

OTTAWA, December 14, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Unborn Victims of Crime Act (C-484) introduced on November 21 by Conservative Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Sherwood Park, Ken Epp, received its first hour of debate in the House of Commons yesterday. “This bill is about giving a woman the freedom of choice to bring her child to term in safety,” Mr. Epp said. “In anticipating the birth of her baby, she has become emotionally attached to it, and has experienced the greatest violation of her right and freedom possible – the criminal assault and death or injury to her child that she […]
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