Wisconsin Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to State’s Homosexual Partnership Law

By James Tillman MADISON, WISCONSIN, November 5, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com)—The Wisconsin Supreme Court has declined to hear a legal challenge regarding the constitutionality of the state's homosexual partnership law. The law was challenged in July by Wisconsin Family Action, which argued that it violates an amendment to the Wisconsin state constitution passed by referendum in 2006.  This amendment states not only that marriage must be between a man and a woman in Wisconsin but also that a “legal status identical or substantially similar to that of marriage for unmarried individuals shall not be valid or recognized in this state.”   The […]
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32 States Saw Personhood Initiatives in 2009 – Movement Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary

DENVER, Nov. 5, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – November 5, 2009 marks the one-year anniversary of the inception of Personhood USA. Following the Nation's first-ever Personhood effort to reach an election ballot, Personhood USA was launched by the Colorado campaign's full-time coordinators, Cal Zastrow and Keith Mason. For the first time, Personhood USA is releasing the full list of states participating in Personhood efforts, which is available here. In 2009, Personhood USA exploded into thirty-two states, serving as an advocacy organization for pre- born babies through peaceful activism, legislative efforts, and ballot-access petition initiatives, amassing over 40,000 grassroots volunteers. Personhood USA has […]
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Newly Identified Corporate Supporters of Planned Parenthood Named

FRONT ROYAL, VA, November 5, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Life Decisions International (LDI) has released a revised edition of The Boycott List, which identifies corporations that are boycott targets due to their support of Planned Parenthood, the world's primary abortion-advocacy group. “As a direct result of the commitment, action and prayers of pro-family people, at least 231 corporations have stopped funding Planned Parenthood,” said LDI Chairman Thomas C. Strobhar. It is estimated that the boycott has cost Planned Parenthood more than $40 million since the Corporate Funding Project (CFP) began nearly 17 years ago. “This should serve as a testament to […]
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United Nations Report Pushes for Right to Sex-Change Operations

By Piero A. Tozzi, J.D. NEW YORK, NY, November 5, 2009 (C-FAM) – A week after nations criticized a United Nations (UN) special rapporteur for exceeding his mandate in order to push a redefinition of the term “gender” and a controversial “gay rights” document known as the Yogyakarta Principles, a second special report – this time on health – is sparking similar concern. Presented to the UN General Assembly late last month, “The Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health” by special rapporteur Anand Grover references not only the Yogyakarta Principles, […]
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Letters to the Editor – Nun Abortion Clinic Escort

Re: Updated: Nun Abortion Clinic Escort Reprimanded – Dominican Congregation Apologizes for Scandal If you believe for one second that the Sinsinawa Domincan religious sisters, the community of the pro abort Sr. Donna Quinn, are truly repentent over the years of involvement of one of their own in the blood trade of abortion, you have been deceived. I was the president of the parish advisory council at St. Patrick Cathedral  Parish in Ft. Worth, Texas in 2004. I am very familiar with the Sinsinawa Domincan priory and its deep involvement with abortion and radical feminism. A representative of the Sinsinawa […]
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