No British Referendum on Lisbon Treaty: Tory Leader

By Hilary White ROME, November 4, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) -  While the leader of Britain's Tory opposition party had long promised to stand against Lisbon should he form the next government, David Cameron is now saying that opposition to Lisbon after the fact is pointless. They can “no more hold a referendum on the treaty than … a referendum on the sun rising in the morning,” he said. Cameron, who is expected to be the next Prime Minister, garnered headlines today when he said that despite what he had once called his “cast iron guarantee” of a public referendum on Lisbon, […]
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Not Over Yet: Washington Same-Sex Ballot Measure Still too Close to Call

By Peter J. Smith OLYMPIA, November 4, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Pro-family advocates can celebrate a victory on the East Coast with the defeat of same-sex “marriage” at the ballot box in Maine, but the referendum battle in the state of Washington over an expanded domestic partnerships law may not turn out to be a consolation prize for homosexualist activists smarting from their latest defeat. Referendum 71 is a ballot measure in Washington that gives state voters a chance to approve a state law that confers on homosexual couples in domestic partnerships all the rights, obligations, and benefits of marriage except […]
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Italian Politicians Furious over Anti-Crucifix Decision by European Human Rights Court

By Hilary White ROME, November 4, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) -  The ruling by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against crucifixes in Italian schools has garnered outrage from many corners in Italy, including senior officials of the Vatican and the Italian Parliament as well as local political and social groups. The news made the front page of most national Italian papers.  The ruling comes in response to a complaint by an Italian citizen of Finish origin, Soile Lautsi, who now lives near Padua, who had asked her local public school to remove crucifixes that she deemed offensive. Lautsi had campaigned […]
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UPDATED: After Vote to Put Illinois Parental Notice Law Into Immediate Effect, Judge Issues Restrain

By Peter J. Smith (Breaking Update 7:21 p.m.: The Associated Press is reporting that an Illinois judge has put a restraining order on the law at the behest of the ACLU, further delaying the implementation of the law until such a time as the judge can hear arguments from the ACLU over their opposition to the law. More info will follow as this unexpected development unfolds…) SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, November 4, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After enduring a protracted legal battle spanning fifteen years, the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act has finally gone into full effect today without further delay. The […]
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Pro-Life Pro-Family Candidate Chris Christie Captures New Jersey Governorship

By Peter J. Smith TRENTON, New Jersey, November 4, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Incumbent Democrat Gov. Jon Corzine conceded defeat last night to pro-life, pro-family Republican Chris Christie in New Jersey's governor's race. Christie fought a hard-won battle against the incumbent Corzine and third-party candidate Chris Daggett, winning 49 percent of the vote. Corzine, whose bid for re-election received huge assistance from President Barack Obama, who personally campaigned for him in New Jersey, came in second with 45 percent of the vote, with Daggett trailing in third with six percent. President Obama had attempted to rally support behind Corzine by tapping […]
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Letters to the Editor

Re: Obamacare To the Editor: Barak Obama has been treated like a Messiah, by the Media, while campaigning and since elected.  Even as he demeaned the U.S. while flitting about internationally, he was given a free-pass.   It must have been some shock to him therefore when the Media backed-up Fox News, as Obama launched his attack on Fox, in an attempt to silence them.   Perhaps the “Honeymoon” is over.  Hopefully, the many false claims, promises and statements he has made, and the questionable and seriously objectionable characters, with whom he surrounds himself, will now be scrutinized by the […]
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Over 200 Christendom College Students Protest Abortion at Planned Parenthood Clinic

FRONT ROYAL, VA, November 3, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Christendom College's pro-life student group, Shield of Roses, held its biggest protest in over 30 years of its existence this past Saturday. On October 31, over 200 students, faculty, staff, and visitors traveled to Washington, D.C., to peacefully protest abortion at the Planned Parenthood clinic, located just north of the White House, on 16th Street. The group protests at this same clinic each Saturday morning during the academic year, but normally only around 20-30 students make the trek into D.C. on a weekly basis. Once a semester, however, the group's leadership organizes […]
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Scottish Gay Rights Activists Found Guilty of Pedophilia Sentenced to Life Imprisonment

By Thaddeus M. Baklinski EDINBURGH, Scotland, November 3, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – An influential gay rights activist and youth group leader, and another homosexualist activist, have been jailed for life for their involvement in the largest pedophile ring ever uncovered in Scotland. James Rennie, one time co-coordinator of the homosexual rights group LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) Youth Scotland and a former teacher, and Neil Strachan, the former secretary of a Celtic boys club and campaigner on homosexual issues, were convicted in May on charges including sex attacks on children, conspiring to abuse children, and possessing and distributing child pornography. Rennie and Strachan […]
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Lakehead University Pro-Life Group’s Club Status Revoked Again

By Patrick B. Craine THUNDER BAY, Ontario, November 3, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The pro-life club at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario has had its club status revoked again by the university's student union (LUSU). After a long battle with the LUSU Board of Governors, dating back to September 2007, Lakehead University Life Support (LULS) won their status in March, but they lost it again last week in a tight vote. “A lot of people from the [student union board] were actually frustrated and disgusted with the fact that we didn't get this status,” explained Francisco Gomez Jimenez, former club […]
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