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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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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White House Hosts Homosexual Leaders Today

By Peter J. Smith WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama is hosting hundreds of homosexual activists at the White House today, in order to celebrate the Stonewall Riots that are regarded as being the birthplace of the homosexual movement. The riots occurred on June 28, 1969, when homosexuals and transvestites reacted violently to a police raid at the Stonewall Inn, a homosexual bar located in New York City's Greenwich Village. The White House intends the invitation to act as a celebration of the achievements of homosexual Americans; but it no doubt also intends it as a […]
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Operation Rescue Office Security System Attacked – Group Complains of Police Apathy

By Kathleen Gilbert WICHITA, Kansas, June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An unidentified man has been caught on video attacking Operation Rescue's headquarters Friday afternoon. The man allegedly disabled one of the building's security cameras and attempted to assault Operation Rescue president Troy Newman before fleeing the scene. (Watch security camera footage of the attack here)  Operation Rescue reports that Newman heard a suspicious noise outside his office and observed the suspect through the security cameras attempting to gain access to the roof. Newman rushed outside and confronted the man, who then allegedly tried to punch Newman. When that failed, the suspect flung his […]
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Toronto Cancels Canada Day Celebrations but “Gay Pride” Takes Place as Planned

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Toronto's sordid display of homosexual licentiousness, the 'gay pride' parade, which annually features acts of public indecency, including full nudity, took place this weekend as planned; but Toronto city officials have announced that all city-run Canada Day events and celebrations, including the fireworks display, planned for July 1st have been cancelled due to the continuing strike by municipal workers, which has left many streets and city parks with an accumulation of rotting garbage. Conservative blogger Joel Johannesen blasted the decision by Toronto's officials to abandon the celebration of Canada's 142nd birthday […]
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Ireland to Institute Same-Sex Civil Partnerships within the Year

By Hilary White DUBLIN, June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The government of Ireland announced on Friday that a bill giving statutory rights to homosexual partners will come into effect by the end of the year. The bill will insert new wording into the Civil Registration Act of 2004 that will create legal equivalency to marriage in nearly all but name. Justice Minister Dermot Ahern said in a statement, “This bill provides legal protection for cohabiting couples and is an important step, particularly for same-sex couples, whose relationships have not previously been given legal recognition by the state.” Under the bill's […]
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Swedish Parents Won’t Tell if Child is Boy or Girl as Gender Experiment

By Hilary White June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an interview with newspaper Svenska Dagbladet in March, a Swedish couple said they are refusing to disclose whether their two-and-a-half-year-old child, called “Pop” in the media, is a boy or a girl. They said that their decision, made at the time of the child's birth, was based on the feminist theory that “gender” is a “cruel” “social construct” that forces children into artificial roles. “We want Pop to grow up more freely and avoid being forced into a specific gender mould from the outset,” Pop's mother said. “It's cruel to bring […]
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Supreme Court Overrules Sotomayor Decision against White Firefighters

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Supreme Court decision today overturning a ruling issued by Sonia Sotomayor has fueled criticism of President Obama's Supreme Court nomination. Critics are pointing to the ruling as further proof of Sotomayor's penchant for leftist identity politics.  If confirmed, Sotomayor would likely bring a pro-abortion vote to the top of America's judicial system in replacing Justice David Souter, who retires from the Supreme Court today.   The case Ricci v. DeStefano involved eighteen New Haven white firefighters, including one Hispanic, who complained of “reverse discrimination” after the city refused to grant […]
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Pope: It is a Childish Faith to Oppose the Church Teaching on Life and Family

By John-Henry Westen ROME, June 29, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Closing the Year of St. Paul yesterday evening, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the writings of the famed convert to Christianity. With reference to Paul's letter to the Ephesians (4:14), the Pope explained what Paul meant by his statement that Christians should not remain “children at the mercy of the waves, transported here and there by every wind of doctrine.” “Paul wants the Christian faith have a 'responsible', an 'adult faith,” said the Holy Father. “The word 'adult faith' has in recent decades become a popular slogan. It is often used […]
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