Okla. Court Dismisses Suit seeking Same-Sex ‘Divorce’

TULSA, OK, November 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An Oklahoma judge today sided with the state’s Supreme Court and dismissed a lawsuit that sought a “divorce” between two women Tuesday.  The two women had been originally “married” in Canada, where same-sex “marriage” is legal. The Oklahoma Supreme Court had already previously ruled that the lower court was within its authority to dismiss the divorce decree after the trial judge discovered both parties were of the same sex; but the high court returned the case to the trial court because the woman who filed the lawsuit claimed that she didn’t get a […]
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Behind the Scenes of Volition: Coincidences and Startling Circumstances

By John Jalsevac (To see “Volition” go to: https://www.thedoorpost.com/hope/film/?film=420351f1aefa2b42b1772fe9d5cc044a) November 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The RED One has been described as the “Lamborghini” of digital film cameras; shooting in 4k resolution with a dynamic range close to that of traditional cameras, the RED prices at about $25,000, with all the necessary gadgets. And so, when a rented RED One was dropped on the second day of shooting the powerful pro-life short-film “Volition,” 22-year-old director Tim Morgan, and his younger brother and collaborator, Matthew, thought the game was up. “At that point we thought we had to throw in the towel, […]
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University of Calgary Pro-Life Students Defy Threats of Arrest over Pro-Life Display

 By Thaddeus M. Baklinski CALGARY, Alberta, November 27, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite opposition from the University of Calgary, Campus Pro-Life has continued its second day of displaying signs for the Genocide Awareness Project (GAP) on the campus, in defiance of threats of arrest, fines and civil action by university officials. U of C administration yesterday issued a statement that said, “Earlier today University of Calgary Campus Security formally advised seven members of the Campus Pro-Life (CPL) group that they were trespassing on university property. The CPL members were asked to leave campus,” and “This afternoon, the University asked the Calgary […]
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Belgian Couple Sells Baby on EBay

By Hilary White GHENT, Belgium, November 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Belgian couple faces possible jail time for having sold their newborn child on eBay and for having registered the child under an assumed name.   A Belgium state prosecutor said, “The couple are suspected of registering the birth under a false name, which is an offence. That is to say that the name the baby boy was given was not that of his real mother.” The offence carries a maximum sentence of ten years in prison. According to iafrica.com, obtaining an adoption without official authorization, a charge to which the couple […]
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Letters to the Editor for Wednesday, November 26, 2008

RE: Activist Miami Judge Defies Court Precedent and Rules against Homosexual Adoption Banhttps://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2008/nov/08112511.html Dear Editor, In the article about the renegade Florida judge, you mentioned that the Kentucky Court of Appeals rebuked a family court ruling in a similar case. It’s disturbing that as a Kentucky resident I could only find out about something like this in my state from an out-of-state source. Disturbing but not surprising when you are familiar with the far-left idiotological (new term for the left?) position of the regional Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper. Since I rarely read the Louisville Courier Journal the story may have been […]
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LifeSiteNews.com NewsBytes for November 26, 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 THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS   My Plymouth Pilgrimage – It was a worthwhile visit, despite the best efforts of the guardians of political correctness.  https://article.nationalreview.com/?q=NWYzZWRhZjZjODYyMDI1NTJiYzc0OGZjMGQyNDUwNzM=   Celebrating What Doesn’t Change – The familiar rituals of Thanksgiving are beyond the reach of Leviathan — at least for now.  https://article.nationalreview.com/?q=YzFiNGYxNjdjNTM3ZjU5Njc1YTgzMGNkZGZhY2NhNmM=   Big Lies  about the US that Poison Thanksgiving and Subvert Our Sense of Honor by Michael Medved  https://townhall.com/columnists/MichaelMedved/2008/11/26/big_lies_that_poison_thanksgiving_and_subvert_our_sense_of_honor […]
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Kenny Chesney Song Helps Save Unborn Child, Gives Hope to New Parents

By Kathleen Gilbert November 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A heart-rending tale of a reluctant young father discovering the joy of sacrificial love, Kenny Chesney’s hit country song “There Goes My Life” has stunned audiences with its message of the sanctity of human life since its 2003 debut. The song even appears to have saved the life of at least one unborn child, according to a comment posted under the music video on Youtube, and has possibly played a part in saving others. The lyrics, written by Neil Thrasher and Wendell Mobley, capture perfectly the quandary of a young man whose […]
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Lawyers Vow to Bring Battle for Pro-Life Illinois License Plates to Supreme Court

By Kathleen Gilbert CHICAGO, November 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Attorneys with the Thomas More Society have petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit to reinstate a previous district court ruling allowing the distribution of pro-life license plates, stating that otherwise they would appeal to the US Supreme Court.  About two weeks ago, the three-Judge panel of the Appeals Court denied the “Choose Life” license plates protection under the First Amendment, stating that the “very contentious and divisive” content on license plates proposed by Choose Life Illinois (CLI) was too controversial.  The plates, designed to benefit adoption services, […]
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Just In Time for Christmas – Gift Cards for Abortions from Planned Parenthood

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, November 26, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Planned Parenthood of Indiana has announced just in time for Christmas that it will begin selling gift certificates at its clinics and online, which can be used for all PP services, including payment for birth control, STD testing, and abortions. The Planned Parenthood of Indiana website says the gift cards can be used for “services or the recipient’s choice of birth control method,” and poses the question “Why not buy a loved one a gift this holiday season that they really need”? When asked about the appropriateness of a […]
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