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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.   George Soros is a big fan of euthanasia and assisted suicide and wants to see it legalized everywhere (Feb. 25)  https://www.wesleyjsmith.com/blog/2008/02/telling-george-soros-moment.html   Organizers of the Fifth Annual Los Angeles March for Life hope to draw 20,000 to the event (Feb. 25)  https://calcatholic.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?id=c5dbd929-3ee9-4ead-a25f-6059300b1bc3   Why Pro-Life Presidents Matter (Feb. 25)  https://www.evangelicaloutpost.com/archives/004245.html   Kansas abortion clinic will turn over some patient records (Feb. 25)  https://www.onenewsnow.com/Culture/Default.aspx?id=68227   Doctors Advised Abortion; Baby Born Healthy […]
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Benedict Says Pressure For Euthanasia Mounting Because of Population Control, Tight Medical Resource

By John-Henry Westen in Rome   VATICAN CITY, February 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today Pope Benedict XVI received the participants in a Pontifical Academy for Life-sponsored conference taking place at the Vatican.  The international congress entitled, “Close by the Incurable Sick Person and the Dying: Scientific and Ethical Aspects” has some five hundred participants from all over the world.  In opening the conference Bishop Eli Sgreccia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, informed participants that this is the third time the Academy has addressed the topic of euthanasia. He pointed out that the intense focus on euthanasia underscores the […]
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Message for Feb. 25

Dear Readers,    Our interview with British magistrate Andrew McClintock reveals again that Britain is becoming truly totalitarian in its disregard for traditional freedoms and even reason. We are hearing that “totalitarian” word a lot about Britain these days and rightly so. It’s time for the British people to finally wake up to what is being done to them. The time left to stop the decline may be running out.   We mourn the loss of Priests for Life Canada National Director Fr. Jim Whelan. He died in the line of duty, doing the work that was so precious to […]
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British Conservative Party Leader Voices Favor of Reduced Abortion Limit

By John Connolly   LONDON, February 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – British Opposition leader David Cameron declared his support and vote for a reduction of the legal time limit for abortions on Monday.   Cameron said he would vote for the current 24-week deadline for abortions to be lowered to 20 or 21 weeks. Abortion limits have been set at 24 weeks since the law was passed in 1990. “I would like to see a reduction in the current limit, as it is clear that, due to medical advancement, many babies are surviving at 24 weeks,” said Cameron. “If there is […]
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Death of Illinois Woman’s Fetus Declared a Homicide

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski   EDWARDSVILLE, IL, February 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A coroner’s jury has determined that the death of an Illinois woman’s unborn child was a homicide because of the woman’s use of illegal drugs, reports the Belleville News-Democrat.   An autopsy on 26-year-old Alicia Tucker’s stillborn baby revealed cocaine and amphetamines in the child’s system. Tucker was eight months pregnant at the time. The doctor who treated Tucker told the inquest that the “fetus died due to a placental abruption (premature separation of the placenta from the wall of the uterus), which can be caused by cocaine […]
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Cardinal asks for Resignation of Entire London, England Hospital Board

By Hilary White   LONDON, February 22, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After three years of investigations and disputes, Cormac Cardinal Murphy O’Connor has asked the entire board of directors of a London Catholic hospital to resign in order to facilitate the implementation of a Catholic ethics code that would preclude abortion referrals, IVF and contraception.   A spokesman for the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, who is patron of the hospital and the head of the Catholic Church in England and Wales, is quoted by the Guardian saying, “In light of recent difficulties and challenges the cardinal asked the board to resign […]
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