Morning After Pill Prohibited by Argentine Province

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman TIERRA DEL FUEGO, ARGENTINA, July 2, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A judge in the province of Tierra del Fuego in Argentina has ruled that the sale of the “morning after pill” is illegal, because it causes abortions. Judge Guillermo Penza of Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, reportedly issued his ruling in response to a suit brought by the public defender of Ushuaia, Julián De Martino, against the province. The ruling follows a similar ruling in 2007 by Judge María Rapossi, of the same jurisdiction, who prohibited the use of the pill in public hospitals.  The new ruling extends […]
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UNPFA Loses $235 Million Due to Pro-Life Group’s Efforts

FRONT ROYAL, Va., July 2, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com/Pop.org) – The Bush administration has once again withheld nearly $40 million from the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), marking the seventh consecutive year that the U.S. government has refused the organization the funds. The Population Research Institute has issued a statement saying that it applauds this decision, which honors the Kemp-Kasten amendment of 1985 forbidding tax dollars from going to programs of forced abortion. The groundwork for this decision was laid by the Population Research Institute, headed by Steven W. Mosher, which has sent teams of investigators to China over the years. These investigators […]
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Tobacco Smokers Please Butt Out, but Weed Still OK in the Netherlands

By Hilary White   AMSTERDAM, July 2, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Lovers of cannabis and hashish will still be able to both purchase their drug of choice in Dutch “coffee bars” and smoke up, but tobacco smokers should beware that their habit is too politically incorrect for the Netherlands. The Dutch government has passed a law banning all tobacco smoke in cafés and restaurants.    In an interesting twist, smokers of cannabis have complained that the ban means they must take their dope “neat” and may no longer “cut” their drugs with tobacco to limit its effects.    Dutch coffee shop owners […]
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Morgentaler’s Order of Canada Opposed by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

By Tim Waggoner OTTAWA, July 2, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Bruce J. Clemenger, President of the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada wasted little time in vocalizing the Evangelical community’s opposition to Dr. Henry Morgentaler’s appointment to the Order of Canada.  In a statement released yesterday, he allied the Evangelical community with the many prominent Canadians who are condemning the decision and pointed to what he called the “shameful” absence of laws in Canada protecting the unborn. “In awarding Dr. Henry Morgentaler the Order of Canada, an honour has been bestowed upon someone who participates in, promotes and, for many, symbolizes the moral […]
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Online Polls Ask Whether Morgentaler Should Have Been Awarded Order of Canada

By John Jalsevac July 2, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following the last-minute announcement that Henry Morgentaler, Canada’s most notorious abortionist, has been named to the Order of Canada – Canada’s highest civilian honor – various news publications have posted online polls on the issue. Thus far, seven different news organizations in Canada are polling readers on the question of whether or not Morgentaler should have been given the award. CTV.ca asks readers “Should Dr. Henry Morgentaler have been named to the Order of Canada?” As of the writing of this article, 57% of respondents (5375 votes) have said no, while 43% […]
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