3X More Drunk Teens: Loving and Firm vs. Loving but Indulgent Parenting

Friday June 25, 2010 3X More Drunk Teens: Loving and Firm vs. Loving but Indulgent Parenting SALT LAKE CITY, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Parenting style strongly and directly affects teens when it comes to heavy drinking – defined as having five or more drinks in a row – according to a new Brigham Young University study. The researchers surveyed nearly 5,000 adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19 about their drinking habits and their relationship with their parents. Specifically, they examined parents’ levels of accountability – knowing where their children spend their time and with whom – and […]
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U.S. Bishops Back Phoenix Bishop in Nun Excommunication Abortion Case

Friday June 25, 2010 U.S. Bishops Back Phoenix Bishop in Nun Excommunication Abortion Case By John-Henry Westen WASHINGTON, June 25, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Doctrinal Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) published a document this week to clarify misunderstandings about the case of an abortion that took place in a Catholic hospital in Phoenix. A media frenzy erupted in May after Phoenix Bishop Thomas Olmsted announced the automatic excommunication of a nun who contributed to the decision to go ahead with the procedure. The nun in question, Sister Margaret McBride, had claimed that the abortion was necessary […]
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Philadelphia Scouts Can Keep Building Despite Homosexual Ban: Federal Jury

Thursday June 24, 2010 Philadelphia Scouts Can Keep Building Despite Homosexual Ban: Federal Jury By James Tillman PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In another victory for the Boy Scouts of America’s continued defiance of the homosexualist agenda, a federal jury ruled Wednesday that the city of Philadelphia cannot evict the Cradle of Liberty Council from a city-owned building for refusing to allow homosexuals to enter the Scouts. In the Boy Scouts of America v. Dale case of 2000, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a close 5-4 ruling that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) were […]
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LifeSiteNews Special Report – Paul Desmarais’ Web of Influence Over Canada

Friday May 2, 2003 Paul Desmarais’ Web of Influence Over Canada Desmarais reputed to have huge influence on current and past Prime Ministers LIFESITE, May 2, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For many years, astute political observers have noted what appears to be an unusually powerful web of influence over Canadian federal politics by wealthy Canadian businessman and Power Corporation founder, Paul Desmarais senior. The number of Prime Ministers and other elected and influential Canadians financially beholden to the Quebec based Canadian nationalist is astonishing. In an Ottawa Citizen article of May 2, 1995 columnist Paul Gessell asked “Why does Desmarais have […]
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Editorial: Should We Ever Elect an Openly Gay Politician?

Friday June 25, 2010 Editorial: Should We Ever Elect an Openly Gay Politician? Editorial By John-Henry Westen June 18, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Many social conservatives believe that in the interest of ‘big tent’ politics it is permissible to vote for practicing and openly gay politicians. But the unanimous vote in favor of the redefinition of marriage in Iceland, with openly lesbian Prime Minister Johanna Siguroardottir leading the way, should give such conservatives pause. The dilemma is similar to that which social liberals face when deciding whether to vote for a Christian politician. A social liberal would be willing, and even […]
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ND 88 Pro-Lifer Suffers Heart Attack, Diagnosed with Stress Disorder Thanks to Prosecution

Thursday June 24, 2010 ND 88 Pro-Lifer Suffers Heart Attack, Diagnosed with Stress Disorder Thanks to Prosecution By Kathleen Gilbert Updated 11:25am EST 6.25.10 SOUTH BEND, Indiana, June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Thanks to the strain of being subjected to criminal prosecution on charges of trespassing, one of the 88 peaceful pro-life protesters arrested at the University of Notre Dame in May of last year recently suffered a heart attack. According to Dr. Therese Beste’s doctor, she continues to suffer from post-traumatic stress related to the prosecution. The doctor’s diagnosis has been submitted to the pro-lifers’ defense lawyer as members […]
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‘Equity’: Ontario School Board Nixes Christian References in Policy

Wednesday June 23, 2010 ‘Equity’: Ontario School Board Nixes Christian References in Policy By Patrick B. Craine SIMCOE, Ontario, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – As part of continuing efforts by Ontario’s schools to promote “equity and inclusive education,” a southern Ontario school board has removed references to Judeo-Christianity from their board policy on moral education. The Simcoe County District School Board approved the changes at a meeting in May, with opposition from only two of the 12 trustees – Peter Beacock and Debra Edwards. “The Education Act references Judeo-Christian morality,” Edwards told Simcoe.com. “There’s a question in my mind of […]
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Clinton, Obama Compete: Who Loves Homosexuality More?

Wednesday June 23, 2010 Clinton, Obama Compete: Who Loves Homosexuality More? By James Tillman WASHINGTON, DC, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — In a continuation of their presidential-primary struggle for the position of strongest supporter of homosexuality, both President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton have been straining in recent months to show their supporters that they will march in step with the full gamut of the “gay rights” agenda. Obama recently declared June to be “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.” To coincide with “Pride” month, he expanded the definition of a 1993 federal law so that private employers […]
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Big Brother: EU Declaration Will Require Google to Store Search Records for 2 Years

Wednesday June 23, 2010 Big Brother: EU Declaration Will Require Google to Store Search Records for 2 Years By Hilary White BRUSSELS, June 23, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Promoted as a means of combating the sexual abuse of children, Written Declaration 29, sponsored by an Italian and Slovakian MEP, seeks to have Google and other online search engines store all search results in the EU for up to two years. The declaration, already signed by 324 MEPs, demands that the existing Data Retention Directive be extended to cover search engines. A Written Declaration is similar to an Early Day Motion in […]
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