Former Supermodel Kathy Ireland Gives Powerful Defense of Right to Life on National Television

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman UNITED STATES, April 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Former supermodel Kathy Ireland, who became famous in the 1980s and 90s for her appearances on the cover of Sports Illustrated, is not holding back on her pro-life views as she tours the nation promoting her new book on motherhood. In a recent appearance on Fox News’ “Huckabee,” Ireland gave an explanation of the right to life that host Mike Huckabee said was the most articulate that he had ever heard from any source (see video at https://vodpod.com/watch/1528667-kathy-ireland-on-abortion). “From the moment of conception a new life comes into being, the DNA, the genetic […]
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Rhode Island Bishop Chastises Catholics for “Abysmal Apathy” in Allowing Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Kathleen Gilbert PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, April 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – If same-sex “marriage” takes hold of Rhode Island, it will be because of the “abysmal apathy” of Catholics who did not stand up for true marriage, says Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence. Bishop Tobin penned an April 23 column for the Rhode Island Catholic, discussing the growing pressure in New England to overthrow marriage, and the negative consequences in store. “And what’s the typical response of Catholics in Rhode Island?” he wrote.  “‘As long as it doesn’t affect me, I really don’t care what other people do,’ you say. […]
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Anti-Spanking Bill Being Considered By Canadian Senate

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski OTTAWA, April 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – When Liberal Senator Céline Hervieux-Payette’s anti-spanking Bill S-209 died on the order paper last Fall due to the federal election, she vowed to continue to reintroduce it until it becomes law. Accordingly, the bill was reintroduced in the Canadian Senate early this year and has already passed First Reading. Bill S-209 seeks to repeal Section 43 of the Criminal Code of Canada that says, “Every schoolteacher, parent or person standing in the place of a parent is justified in using force by way of correction toward a pupil or child, as […]
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New Hampshire Senate Approves Same-Sex “Marriage”

By Kathleen Gilbert CONCORD, New Hampshire, April 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – New Hampshire’s senate this afternoon voted 13-11 to extend the definition of marriage to include same-sex couples, reports the Associated Press.  The bill would make New Hampshire the fifth state to legalized same-sex “marriage,” and the third to do so this month. The measure survived despite the fact that the Senate Judiciary Committee last week voted 3-2 to send the bill to the Senate floor with a recommendation to vote it down.  A last-minute amendment ensuring the right of religious clergy to decline performing same-sex “marriage” ceremonies, and allowing […]
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Commentary: Toronto Star Columnist ‘Wishes’ Conservative Michelle Malkin Were Shot

Commentary by Jeff Poor April 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Want to see left-wing social activism gone wild? Take a look at some of the views coming from Antonia Zerbisias, columnist for the Toronto Star’s Living section. Zerbisias, posted on her Twitter site she wished renown conservative Michelle Malkin were shot. “Forget the Marxists. I wish the marksmen would take @MichelleMalkin. I’m thinking Dick Cheney. He’s such a great shot,” Zerbisias wrote on the social-networking site Twitter. Zerbisias has trumpeted her left-wing stance on women’s issues over the past year, taking hard line positions on abortion. Aside from questioning former vice […]
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Groups Furious U.K.‘s Faith Schools, Parents to be Given Exemption for Mandatory Explicit Sex-ed Pro

By Hilary White LONDON, April 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The British government announced this week that it will adopt the recommendations of homosexualist activists and pro-abortion groups to make explicit sex education a compulsory part of the national curriculum for all schools from primary school onward. The plan, however, has angered some of these same groups by allowing “faith schools” to teach traditional Christian sexual morality and allowing parents to remove their children from morally offensive classes. Earlier this week, Children’s Secretary Ed Balls said that, starting in 2011, personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) will become a compulsory […]
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Exclusive Interview: Cardinal Rigali Says Notre Dame Defence of Obama Honor “Evades Common Sense”

By Kathleen Gilbert PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, April 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Philadelphia’s Cardinal Justin Rigali, Chairman of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, weighed in on the Notre Dame scandal in an exclusive interview with LifeSiteNews.com today.  Rigali called the school’s decision to honor President Obama a “most unfortunate” decision that “must not happen again,” and criticized the school’s defense of the decision as one that “evades common sense.” President Obama is due to give the commencement address and receive an honorary law degree at Notre Dame May 17. “My reaction is that it is most unfortunate,” said Rigali.  […]
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