U.K. Catholic Education Service Cooperating with Sex-Ed for Young Children

By Hilary White LONDON, October 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com ) – Following an announcement that the Labour government will be installing mandatory “sex and relationship” education for children as young as four and five in schools, the Catholic Education Service for England and Wales (CES) has said it will not only cooperate, but is encouraging parents not to take their children out of the classes. Called “personal, social and health education” (PSHE), the government program is predicated on the idea that more and earlier “sex-education” in schools is the answer to Britain’s record-breaking rates of teenage pregnancy and abortion. This despite […]
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First Freestanding Abortion Facility in Scotland will Specialise in Late-Term Abortions

By Hilary White EDINBURGH, October 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com ) – The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) has announced it will be opening a private abortion facility in Scotland to cover the “hundreds” of requests for late-term abortions that it says cannot be handled by the National Health Service (NHS). BPAS claimed that the facility would open to address a “huge unmet need” for late term abortion in Scotland. BPAS is the largest abortion providing organisation in the UK and specialises in late-term abortions. It carries out 80 per cent of the UK’s post-20 week abortions. Until now all the abortions in […]
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LifeSiteNews.com NewsBytes for October 28, 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 ‘Institute for Women’ created in Panama to promote abortion  https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/new.php?n=14165   Born-alive abortion movie stuns viewers -Film based on mom’s true story reaches new audiences, including Congress  https://wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=79274   Award to Justice Breyer spurs Catholic protest  https://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5jAwhyc-r_wt3d4S9p1G8qgv2ZfUAD942TVSO1   Advances in stem cell research – Is choosing between good science and good ethics a thing of the past?   https://www.mercatornet.com/articles/view/advances_in_stem_cell_research/   Bishop Olmsted’s booklet on Catholic civics […]
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Colorado’s “Personhood” Amendment Takes Hit in the Polls

By Jonquil Frankham DENVER, October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A proposed amendment to Colorado state law that would define “personhood” as beginning at conception is plummeting in popularity according to a recent poll. The proposed legislation, which comes before voters on November 4, is losing by more than a 2-to-1 ratio, according to a poll by Rocky Mountain News. The news agency reported that 68% of voters polled said they are against Amendment 48 and 27% are for it. The beginning of the proposed amendment’s campaign was promising: proponents collected over 130,000 signatures to qualify for the ballot. Colorado for Equal […]
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WRAP Campaign Rouses Americans to Fight Pornography

By Kathleen Gilbert October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Several pro-family organizations are calling for supporters to make their voices heard in protest against the abuses perpetuated by the giant pornography industry in America – symbolizing their protest with a white ribbon. The campaign kicked off its 20th annual “White Ribbon Against Pornography Week” (WRAP) last Sunday. Participants are encouraged to speak out against pornography, particularly its damaging effects on family life and on women and children, who are most victimized by pornography.  The white ribbons, like the pink ribbons of breast cancer awareness, are available as car magnets, lapels, and […]
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Priests For Life Director Challenges Pro-Abortion Candidates to Face Abortion Holocaust

By Jonquil Frankham October 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Father Frank Pavone, National Director of Priests for Life, issued an open letter yesterday to all pro-abortion politicians, urging them to face the reality of abortion and to end the “holocaust.” “Are you willing to publicly describe what you think should be legal?” he asks in the letter. He then quotes abortionist Dr. Martin Haskell who describes an abortion procedure, saying, “Typically the skull is brought out in fragments rather than as a unified piece.” Another abortionist, Dr. Hylan Raymond Giles, when asked, “Can the heart of a fetus or embryo still […]
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