LifeSiteNews.com NewsBytes for Oct. 30, 2008

* 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.   Compiled by Steve Jalsevac  Knights of Columbus in Mexico: 15 reasons to say ‘No’ to abortion  https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=14189   Officials order removal of abortion pill advertising in Costa Rica  https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=14199   Peter Singer Values Thriving by Wesley Smith  https://www.wesleyjsmith.com/blog/2008/10/peter-singer-values-thriving.html   U.S. Food and Drug Administration may permit clinical trials using embryonic stem cells to begin within three months, a biotechnology firm has reported  https://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?id=29224&ref=BPNews-RSSFeed1029   First Ever Class Action Lawsuit Filed […]
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US Election News Highlights – Is GOP Split Inevitable? Obama and Politics of Crowds

* 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. Compiled by Steve Jalsevac Barack Obama’s half-hour self-promotion last night was a flop  https://www.nypost.com/seven/10302008/news/politics/tvs_top_ad_stars_pan_bam_135962.htm   Chicago Sun-Times Greeley: Racism Will Make Obama Lose  https://newsbusters.org/blogs/warner-todd-huston/2008/10/30/chgo-sun-times-greeley-racism-will-make-obama-lose Obama Speechwriter Switches to McCain; Ignored by MSM  https://newsbusters.org/blogs/p-j-gladnick/2008/10/29/obama-speechwriter-switches-mccain-ignored-msm Obama and the Supreme Court – What’s really at stake  If Barack Obama is elected president, he will drive the Court further in the wrong direction, and the liberal judicial activists that he appoints will likely serve for […]
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Lawsuit Challenges $18 Million in Contracts Awarded to Colo. Abortionists

DENVER, CO, October 30, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Alliance Defense Fund attorneys and allied attorneys filed suit Wednesday, asking a Colorado court to cancel $18 million in illegal state contracts awarded over the last year to a Planned Parenthood affiliate and a Boulder abortion provider. “Public officials cannot toss aside the democratic process and the rule of law,” said lead counsel and ADF-allied attorney Barry Arrington of the Arvada law firm Arrington & Associates, P.C. “The governor and other state officials are not at liberty to ignore the will of the people on this matter. Colorado voters amended the state constitution […]
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Pope To Canada: “I Know it is Possible” For You to Turn to a Culture of Life and Respect Natural Mar

By John-Henry Westen   VATICAN CITY, October 30, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today Pope Benedict XVI addressed Canadians as he greeted the new Canadian Ambassador to the Holy See, Anne Leahy.   In his address, the Holy Father noted his concern for Canada’s growing lack of respect for life and family, despite the fact that Canadian culture has Catholicism as one of its cornerstones and has been recognized as a champion of human rights and dignity.  “Nevertheless, profound changes can be noticed today, which are seen in different sectors and at times cause concern to the point of asking ourselves if it does […]
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Response to Questions and Comments About LifeSiteNews From Email Subscribers

By Steve Jalsevac 1.  You send too many emails!  LifeSiteNews is a highly regarded International daily news service. Its purpose is to provide a balance to the serious distortions and omissions of the mainstream media on life, family and related issues. The mainstream media publish huge numbers of news reports not only daily, but also throughout the day, on the Internet, in newspapers and magazines and on television and radio stations. LifeSiteNews produces far fewer articles than any of the mainstream media.   LifeSiteNews usually sends only one and sometimes two emails from Monday to Friday and once in a […]
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Vote as if Lives Depend on It – Because They Do

By Colin Mason October 30, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – On Tuesday, Americans will participate in a historic election. The stakes are high, and the campaign hard-fought. Already, in states like North Carolina and Florida, early voting has drawn a record-smashing turnout. The nation’s voters are engaged in this election to a degree rare in American history, and pro-life voters must play their part. It is of paramount importance that values voters go to the voting booth on November 4th, and that they bring their pro-life convictions with them. There are stark differences between the two candidates on the life issues. John […]
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Abortion Given Legal Boost in 16 Countries in Last Decade

By Jonquil Frankham October 30, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The current issue of the journal “International Family Planning Perspectives” records a worldwide trend toward the legalization of abortion. The journal is published by the Guttmacher Institute, originally a branch of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and lauds this “global trend toward liberalization of abortion policies.” It reports that only two nations, El Salvador and Nicaragua, have made abortion illegal, while 16 have “increased the number of grounds on which abortions may be legally performed.” “An additional 10 countries maintained their existing grounds for abortion,” the article notes, “but adopted changes […]
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Couple Chooses Life and Sextuplets

Tuesday June 12, 2007 See today’s LifeSiteNews stories Send news tips Couple Chooses Life and Sextuplets By Peter J. Smith MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota, June 12, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Minnesota couple welcomed the birth of all six of their sextuplets at St. Luke’s Hospital in Minneapolis yesterday, although the couple’s and their childrens’ story would have been far different if doctors had their way. “The babies arrived sooner than we’d hoped for, but we are optimistic,” father Ryan Morrison said in a statement. “Brianna is doing well. Thanks to all who are praying for our family. We are very happy to […]
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