California Court Agrees to Reconsider Ruling That Made Most Homeschooling Illegal

LOS ANGELES, March 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The California Court of Appeal agreed Tuesday to a request by attorneys with the Alliance Defense Fund to reconsider a Feb. 28 decision making most homeschooling a crime in the state. “Parents have a fundamental right to make educational choices for their children,” said ADF Senior Counsel Gary McCaleb. “Because this ruling impacts all Californians, we believe the case deserves a second look. We look forward to presenting this case for rehearing.” Ruling against a child enrolled at Sunland Christian School, a private homeschooling program, the California Court of Appeal found, in 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.   Corrected Link – Catholic church in England accused of ‘lying’ over Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill – updated link  https://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1990861/posts  Judie Brown on ‘Cultural Consequences  https://www.catholic.org/national/national_story.php?id=27305   ACLU asks Sacramento library board to relax pornography controls on public computers  https://www.calcatholic.com/news/newsArticle.aspx?id=331a33ba-ceca-4c69-9720-41fc5391bc2c   The Logical Extension of Hillary Clinton’s Relentlessly Political Life  https://newsbusters.org/blogs/mark-finkelstein/2008/03/25/logical-extension-her-relentlessly-political-life   CBS Exposes Hillary’s Faulty Memory Over Bosnia Trip.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BfNqhV5hg4   Women turning to natural methods of birth control  […]
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Supreme Court Upholds Inmate’s “Right” to Abortion

By Michael Baggot WASHINGTON, DC, March 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Supreme Court decided on Monday not to overturn a lower court ruling that protected an Arizona woman’s access to an abortion off jail grounds.  “Today’s announcement puts an end to Maricopa County prison officials’ blatant disregard of the law and failure to ensure that prisoners get the health care they need,” said Alessandra Soler Meetze, the ACLU Arizona executive director. “It’s the end of the road for Sheriff Arpaio’s campaign against reproductive freedom.” In December 2004, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio refused to transport a 19-year-old Arizona woman to […]
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Deep Sedation is Often “Slow Euthanasia”

By Alex Schadenberg of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Editor’s note: The following commentary from Alex Schadenberg comes in response to a study in the Netherlands which found that 1,800 people – 7.1 percent of all deaths in the Netherlands in 2005 – were drugged into so-called continuous deep sedation shortly before dying. This compares with 5.6 percent of cases in 2001. At the same time, the use of euthanasia fell from 2.6 percent of all deaths to 1.7 percent, representing a decrease of 1,200 cases. The question of the use of deep sedation in the Netherlands as the alternative form of […]
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Only Two European Mayors Decline to Participate in Campaign for Gay Pride Parades

By Hilary White March 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Only two cities in Europe have refused to participate in a campaign by Europe’s leading homosexual lobby group to force the leaders of Europe’s cities to allow the homosexual “Gay Pride” demonstrations. But neither of the cities’ leaders made any objections to the goals or activities of the homosexual activist movement. On the contrary, one said that his city wished “every success” to the campaign. The mayors of Riga and Tallinn, the capitals of Latvia and Estonia respectively, have politely declined to participate in a campaign launched by the International Lesbian and […]
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Happily Married Men and Women Have Lower Blood Pressure, Other Health Benefits

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski March 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A report on research conducted at Brigham Young University reveals that men and women in happy marriages have substantially lower blood pressure than single individuals or couples in unhappy relationships. Psychology professor Julianne Holt-Lunstad found that men and women in happy marriages scored four points lower than single adults during the course of a 24-hour blood pressure monitoring procedure. 204 married and 99 single adults were asked to wear unobtrusive portable blood pressure monitors which recorded blood pressure at random intervals throughout the day, even while participants slept. Each participant’s blood […]
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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.   Catholic church in England accused of ‘lying’ over Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill.  https://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1990861/posts   Polish PM declares boycott of Beijing Olympics Opening  https://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?id=20022&article=Polish+PM+declares+boycott+of+Beijing+Olympics+Opening   Muslim baptized a Catholic by Pope Benedict says the root of evil is innate in an Islam that is physiologically violent and historically conflictual.”  https://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080323/wl_nm/pope_muslim_dc   Gorbachev Dispels ‘Closet Christian’ Rumors; Says He is Atheist  https://www.christianpost.com/article/20080324/31660_Gorbachev_Dispels_%27Closet_Christian%27_Rumors%3B_Says_He_is_Atheist.htm   Legislation signed Friday by Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland […]
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