Talented British Artist Hangs Herself Due To Grief After Abortion

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski   CORNWALL, UK, February 22, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A young woman, who was considered a talented artist, loved to paint and had sold a number of paintings, was found dead in her home in Helston, Cornwall, UK.   Emma Beck committed suicide on February 1, 2007 after aborting her twin babies in September 2006. She left a suicide note which said, “Living is hell for me. I should never have had an abortion. I see now I would have been a good mum. I told everyone I didn’t want to do it, even at the hospital. […]
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Massachusetts Attorney General Claims 35-foot Clinic Barrier Supports Freedom of Speech

By John Connolly   BOSTON, February 22, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Massachusetts Attorney General responded to a pro-life challenge to a 2007 buffer zone law on Wednesday, claiming that the law does not violate free speech in any way.   Martha Coakley, Attorney General of Massachusetts, filed a brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, opposing Operation Rescue Boston’s claim that the new law violates free speech. Coakley said in her brief that the law did not violate free speech, because the law did not prohibit what could be said, just where it could be said. […]
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Brazilian Politicians Issue Pro-Life Manifesto at National Meeting

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman   BRASILIA, Brazil, February 22, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The first Encounter of Pro-Life Legislators and Governors, which was held on Wednesday in Brazil, has resulted in a pro-life manifesto and a petition for the creation of a parliamentary committee to monitor the problem of clandestine abortions in Brazil.   The meeting was organized by Brazil’s Parliamentary Front for Life, a nationwide organization of pro-life legislators, in response to a proposed law now making its way through the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies. Bill 1135/91 would legalize abortion completely, eliminating criminal penalties in the nation’s penal code.  It […]
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Abortionist Who Killed 22-year-old Barred from U.S. Medical Practice

By John Connolly   HYANNIS, Massachusetts, February 21, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An abortionist responsible for the death of a 22-year-old woman permanently resigned his medical license in the United States on Wednesday. Dr. Rapin Osathanondh, a gynecologist from Massachusetts, relinquished his medical license in an effort to avoid an investigation by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Osathanondh was responsible for the death of Laura Hope Smith, a 22-year-old woman who went to Osathanondh’s clinic for an abortion on September 13, 2007.   Although early reports indicated that Laura Hope Smith died of hemorrhage from the abortion, her mother, […]
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Message for Feb. 21

Dear Readers,   We are minus our editor as he has just left for five days to attend a meeting of the Pontifical Academy of Life in Rome. John-Henry will also be meeting with various contacts in Rome in order to develop the LifeSiteNews network of news and information sources and to research stories. Associate editor John Jalsevac is filling in for John-Henry while he is away.   We hope you are adjusting to the changes to the website. It is still undergoing a fair amount of adjusting. Whenever a major update is launched glitches always need to be corrected […]
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Bill Banning Discussion on Homosexuality in Tennessee Schools Fails

By Hilary White   NASHVILLE, February 21, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A bill meant to stop discussion of homosexuality in elementary and middle school classrooms in Tennessee has failed, but its sponsor insists it is necessary. State Representative Stacey Campfield, a Republican of Knoxville Tennessee, said that efforts around the country to bring such instruction into schools now require attention in Tennessee. The House Education K-12 Subcommittee voted to allow the state Board of Education to examine the bill, a move that Campfield said effectively killed it.   After the bill was defeated, Campfield continued to insist it is a necessary […]
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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.   Embryonic Stem cells repair stroke damage in rats  https://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080219.wstrokee0219/BNStory/specialScienceandHealth/?cid=al_gam_nletter_newsUp   Massachusetts Abortionist Relinquishes License In Wake Of Abortion Death Investigation  https://www.operationrescue.org/?p=871   Phill Kline accuses former Kansas Attorney General Paul Morrison of gathering abortionist documents for false purpose  https://www.theolathenews.com/101/story/53039.html   New Loveland, Colorado Facility Provides Help for those Suffering with Emotional Pain, Addictions, and Relationship Issues as a Result of a Past Abortion  https://christiannewswire.com/news/62425746.html   Display compares abortion, genocide  https://www.alligator.org/articles/2008/02/21/news/campus/080221_genocide.txt […]
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