Planned Parenthood Employee in Alabama Admits ‘Bending the Rules’ of Mandatory Reporting for Sexual

BIRMINGHAM, June 30, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Planned Parenthood counselor in Birmingham was caught on hidden camera telling an alleged 14-year-old statutory rape victim that the clinic “does sometimes bend the rules a little bit” rather than report sexual abuse to state authorities. This is the seventh Planned Parenthood clinic implicated in a multi-state child abuse scandal involving the deliberate and unlawful suppression of evidence of statutory rape. (View video here) Lila Rose, 20-year-old UCLA student and president of the non-profit Live Action, went undercover at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Birmingham and told a counselor that she was 14-years-old, […]
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Homosexual Duke U. Director Charged with Offering Adopted 5-Year-Old for Sex

By Kathleen Gilbert DURHAM, North Carolina, June 30, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An openly homosexual Duke University official has been charged with delivering up his 5-year-old adopted African American son to sexual predators online. Frank Lombard, the 42-year-old associate director of the Center for Health Policy and a licensed clinical social worker, was arrested Wednesday after he invited an undercover police officer to take advantage of one of his two sons, whom he had adopted with his male partner.   The Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department and the FBI conducted the sting operation. Investigators were tipped off to Lombard's criminal activity by […]
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Suit Filed Challenging Distribution of Morning After Pill to Minors Over-the-Counter

BROOKLYN, New York, June 30, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Alliance Defense Fund attorneys together with a Mineola attorney filed a motion to intervene Thursday to challenge a federal court order requiring the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to allow the abortifacient Plan B drug to be sold over the counter to minors.  The FDA announced in April that it would not appeal a New York district judge's decision in favor of the Center for Reproductive Rights, which sued the federal agency for requiring 17-year-olds to get a prescription for Plan B.  The FDA was also asked to reconsider allowing girls of […]
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Catholic College Leaders Delete Paragraph Calling for Withdrawal of USCCB “Catholics in Political Li

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A portion of the Association of Catholic Colleges and University's latest newsletter, which called for the withdrawal of the U.S. Bishops' document prohibiting pro-abortion politicians from being honored at Catholic schools, has now been deleted. The paragraph, originally appearing in the Summer 2009 version of the newsletter “Update” and coinciding with the bishops' meeting in San Antonio, read: “ACCU's directors informally concluded that it would be desirable for the USCCB to withdraw 'Catholics in Political Life' … A successor document, if any, should distinguish between 'honors' and 'platforms' and should acknowledge more clearly […]
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Commentary on June 30 LifeSiteNews – D&P issue a big one, Obama out of the closet on homosexual issu

Dear Readers, The first June 30 report is an unusually lengthy one. If the subject of the Canadian Bishops' Conference report on Development and Peace and the report's rebuke of LSN is not of interest to you, then please skip to the other stories. For those who are interested, after reading the CCCB report you will likely agree that our detailed response is necessary. President Obama has come fully out of the closet on the homosexual issue. Some starry eyed social conservative Obama supporters thought the abortion president had begun to listen to the concerns of the people on the […]
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New Documentary Exposes Link Between Failing Global Economy and Demographic Winter

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 30, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A newly released documentary claims that the current global economic crisis is in part symptomatic of a global population crisis that the documentarians call a “demographic winter.” SRB Documentaries has announced the release of “Demographic Bomb: demography is destiny,” the sequel to 2008 documentary “Demographic Winter: the decline of the human family.” (see coverage here) The phrase “demographic winter” refers to the contemporary phenomenon of a worldwide rapid decline in birthrates. The new documentary makes a forceful case that the loss of millions due to population control efforts has meant […]
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Obama Assures Homosexualist Leaders He’s a “Champion” of Their Cause at Private White House Receptio

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama reassured homosexual advocates gathered at the White House yesterday that he was not dragging his heels on implementing their agenda, but merely patiently biding his time in order to ensure success in the long run. Obama hosted hundreds of homosexual activists at the White House on Monday in the East Room, in order to celebrate LGBT Pride Month as well as the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots that are regarded as the inception of the homosexual rights movement. The President specifically recognized several special guests, […]
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First Clinical Trials Completed of Adult Cardiac Stem Cell Repair

By Hilary White LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Doctors at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles have announced the successful completion of the first human trials in growing new heart tissue from adult cardiac stem cells, which the researchers hope will be successful in repairing damage due to heart attacks. In a cutting edge procedure the patient's own heart tissue is used to grow specialized heart stem cells that are then injected back into the patient. The first patient to actually receive the infusion of cells is heart attack victim Ken Milles, who underwent the procedure on Friday. […]
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