Graphic Obama-Themed Abortion Display Clashes with Strong Pro-Abortion Presence at UC Berkeley

By Kathleen Gilbert BERKELEY, California, October 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The University of California Berkeley campus erupted into a hotbed of controversy earlier this week after the Genocide Awareness Project set up an immense two-day display of graphic abortion images in the midst of what is considered one of the most liberal universities in America. The Center for Bio-Ethical Reform teamed up with the on-campus group Berkeley Students for Life on Monday and Tuesday to set up the large images of aborted children, juxtaposed with the images and words of President Obama.  The huge billboards quickly attracted curious onlookers and […]
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Obama Memorandum Encourages Hospital Visitation Rights to Gay Partners

By Kathleen Gilbert  WASHINGTON, D.C., April 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Obama has encouraged nearly all U.S. hopsitals to provide for visitation rights to gay and lesbian partners, in a memorandum to the Department of Health and Human Services published online Thursday. Critics say the memorandum, which does not actually create any new rights or benefits, is a “red herring” in the same-sex “marriage” debate.  The Obama administration and gay rights activists have been working together quietly on the issue, resulting in a document instructing that hospitals that receives Medicare or Medicaid funds “may not deny visitation privileges […]
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Russian Lesbian Couple “Married” in Canada Hopes to Force Russia to Recognize Union

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, October 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two Russian lesbians have travelled all the way to Canada to be “married” under Canadian law in order to try to force Russian authorities to recognize their union. Though homosexuality is not illegal in Russia, Russian law states that marriage can only be between a man and a woman. The couple is hoping to exploit a loophole in Russian law which does not specify the gender of those married abroad. Irina Fedotova-Fet and Irina Shipitko came to Canada with the help of the homosexual advocacy group Egale Canada, and were […]
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New Polls Show Pro-Life Conservative Upstart Hoffman Taking Lead in Battle for NY 23

By Peter J. Smith WATERTOWN, New York, October 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In the fierce three way battle for representation of the 23rd New York congressional district, each candidate knows “it ain't over 'til it's over,” but two new polls suggest that Conservative Party upstart Doug Hoffman might have taken the lead. Two polls commissioned by the conservative Club for Growth and Minuteman PAC suggest Hoffman has taken the lead over Democrat Bill Owens and Republican Dede Scozzafava in the contest for a district that has voted GOP since the Civil War. Despite Republican Scozzafava's extreme liberal views – pro-abortion, […]
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West African Health Ministers Call for Legalization of Abortion

By Hilary White LAGOS, October 28, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Ministers of health from West African countries are calling for the legalization of abortion. A statement from the Health Ministers from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), a group of 15 West African countries, said that member states should make abortion “safe” by legalization. They claim that legal prohibitions on abortion have contributed to high maternal mortality rates. Using the language common to international population control groups like the United Nations Population Fund, the ECOWAS ministers proposed a special summit of heads of state to discuss “maternal, newborn and […]
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Commentary on October 28 News – Berkeley, Stupak, Hoffman, Hate Crimes

Dear Readers, The Gap event at Berkeley is an historically significant development. The Stupak comments at a Town Hall meeting appear to be alarming. He certainly seems to indicate that if his very praiseworthy efforts to stop the funding of abortion fail, then he would nevertheless vote for the bill. Does he not comprehend that many consider this would be a vote for government funded baby killing? Perhaps if he replaced the word “abortion” with “slavery” or “racism” or “rape” of a certain category of people, he would then understand concerns that the bill cannot be supported no matter how […]
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LSN NewsBytes – Life Issues, Obama, Obamacare, Economic Crisis, H1N1 Virus/ Swine Flu, Homosexuality

* 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 LIFE ISSUES Killing for Organs – Wesley J. Smithhttps://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/10/05/killing-for-organs-2/ Bobby Schindler Wants to “Kill” the PVS Diagnosis – Wesley J. Smith https://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/10/26/bobby-schindler-wants-to-kill-the-pvs-diagnosis/ They Really, Really Want To Kill For Organs – Wesley J. Smithhttps://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/10/03/they-really-really-want-to-kill-for-organs/ Let's Give Three Cheers for the World's Independent Pro-Life Movement (part one) – John Smeatonhttps://spuc-director.blogspot.com/2009/09/lets-give-three-cheers-for-worlds.html Study Shows That PVS Patients May Learn! – Wesley J. Smithhttps://www.firstthings.com/blogs/secondhandsmoke/2009/09/21/study-shows-that-pvs-patients-may-learn/ Shocking, Unforgettable Pro-Life film-“It's The Same Thing” […]
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Catholics and Orthodox Express “Sadness” over Swedish Lutheran Decision to Embrace Homosexual “Marri

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman STOCKHOLM, October 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Representatives of the Catholic and Orthodox Churches in Sweden are joining conservative Lutherans in denouncing the recent decision by the Lutheran Church of Sweden to conduct homosexual “marriage” ceremonies, reports the Catholic News Agency. In a joint statement Catholic and Orthodox church officials expressed “sadness” upon learning “about the decision by the synod of the Church of Sweden,” which is the largest religious organization in the country. “In our churches and communities, we will not unite homosexual couples since it is in complete contradiction with the tradition of the church […]
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