Time Is Running Out to Register for the International Pro-Life Conference, Oct. 2-4

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Creating a Culture of Life Around the Globe,” the international pro-life conference that takes place in Toronto October 2-4, 2008, will be an important event in the worldwide culture wars. Sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), the International Right to Life Federation (IRTL) and LifeCanada, and hosted by CLC Toronto, the Conference promises to be the most powerful, stimulating and informative pro-life meeting in North America this year. Eleven pro-life leaders from Canada and five from the US will speak on a sweeping range of subjects, offering insights into the […]
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Priests for Life Forces Members of Congress to Face Carnage of Abortion

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Fr. Frank Pavone led a team of pro-life advocates to Capitol Hill last week for a three-day educational demonstration directed at pro-choice members of Congress, which set out to reveal the gruesome reality of abortion. The campaign did not seek to address abortion as a moral issue, but simply explained via medical diagrams and abortionist quotations the true nature of the abortion procedure, which is often ignored by abortion advocates.  At a press conference Fr. Pavone said, “In these weeks before our national elections, we are asking all of those […]
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Brazilian Supreme Court Ends Hearings Stacked in Favor of Eugenic Abortions

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman BRASILIA, September 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Brazil’s last round of Supreme Court hearings on the issue of eugenic abortions ended Tuesday of last week with more controversial testimony by government witnesses. As in previous hearings, which have been stacked in favor of the pro-abortion position, witnesses gave testimony that contradicts the statements of medical organizations about anencephaly, in which babies are born without part of their upper brain matter and skull and which some are arguing should be permitted to be aborted. Luis Roberto Barroso, an attorney with the pro-abortion National Confederation of Health Care Workers, […]
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500 Participate in Kick Off Rally for 40 Days for Life Canada on Parliament Hill

By Richard Marchack OTTAWA, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Last evening in Ottawa 500 people gathered on Parliament Hill for the Kick Off Rally to start 40 days of prayer and fasting for life in Ottawa, part of the international 40 Days for Life effort. Organizer Nicole Campbell commented that she was impressed by the serenity and support of all those who came and says she has great hopes that the campaign marks the beginning of the end for abortion in Ottawa.     Participants were treated to Christian music by Joe Zambon and heard presentations by organizer Nicole Campbell of Campaign […]
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2008-2009 Television Season to More than Double Homosexual Characters

By Tim Waggoner WASHINGTON, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – America’s major broadcast networks are upping their promotion of the homosexual movement, doubling the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual scripted characters for the 2008-2009 broadcast schedule since last year. The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) conducted their annual “Where We Are On TV” report on the five broadcast networks – ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW.  GLAAD found that the number of LGBT scripted characters appearing in this year’s 88 scripted dramas and comedies jumped to 16 from last year’s seven. This finding has broken a […]
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Powerful Pro-Marriage Film “Fireproof” Opens in Theatres This Friday

By John Jalsevac September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – At a time when the majority of marriages end in divorce, the makers of the popular “Facing the Giants” movie are bringing to select theatres a film that has already inspired numerous couples to strengthen, and, in many cases, to rescue, their marriages. Opening this Friday in 850 theatres across America, “Fireproof” is the inspiring story of a devoted and heroic firefighter whose marriage is on the brink of eruption, and who, in response to a challenge from his father, begrudingly sets out on a 40 day quest to salvage his relationship […]
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Oregon Euthanasia Activists Empty Coffers to Pass Washington State Assisted Suicide Bill

By Hilary White OLYMPIA, Washington, US, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com ) – The Oregon Death with Dignity Political Action Fund is pulling out all the financial stops to push the passage of Washington State’s “death with dignity” ballot initiative this November. The group has promised to match all donations to the “Yes on 1000” campaign in Washington State up to $1 million. The funds will go to create a media campaign with television spots promoting the message of “safe” doctor-assisted suicide. Alex Schadenberg executive director of Canada’s Euthanasia Prevention Coalition, has asked supporters to donate to the Washington Coalition Against […]
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Pornographic Planned Parenthood Videos Taken Off Site after Protests

WASHINGTON, September 23, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family advocates Tuesday celebrated the news that Planned Parenthood Columbia-Willamette took down the videos on the lewd TakeCareDownThere.com web site that was first launched in July. The video site, which Planned Parenthood marketed as “sex education,” included skits of two teenage boys engaged in oral sex, girls and boys examining each other’s reproductive organs, and couples talking about participating in orgies and masturbation, among others. When American Life League alerted the pro-life movement to the site, the story made national headlines. “Praise God!” said American Life League president Judie Brown. “After months of pro-life outcry against […]
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