Obama Appoints Record Number of Open Homosexuals

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – President Barack Obama has appointed more openly homosexual individuals to government posts than any previous president, according to sources cited by the Associated Press. Gay lobbyists estimate that Obama has granted top appointments to more than 150 open homosexuals in the two years he has served at the White House – topping the approximately 140 favored by President Bill Clinton in all eight years of his presidency. A spokesman for the Human Rights Campaign called the pattern “a simple affirmation of the American ideal that what matters is how you […]
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Teen Youtube Sensation Lia Mills Proves Personhood of Unborn in New Video

By Patrick B. Craine TORONTO, Ontario, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – After proving the humanity of the unborn in an August video, teen pro-life orator Lia Mills has released a new video aiming to prove that the unborn are also “persons” by virtue of being human, as are other classes of humans who have been denied the status of ‘person’ in the past. The video, released Tuesday, comes out as Lia prepares to address the International Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa, taking place this Thursday through Saturday.  She will be joined by a star-studded cast of major leaders from the international […]
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Human Life Itself has No Value: Britain’s Leading Bioethicist and Assisted Suicide Campaigner

By Hilary White LONDON, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Unlike gold and platinum, life does not have value in itself, a member of the House of Lords and a campaigner for assisted suicide said in a televised debate last week. Medical professionals need to change their attitude towards assisted suicide, to take into account the wishes of patients who request to die, said Baroness Mary Warnock, known in Britain as the “philosopher queen” of bioethics. “There is no moral justification why the opinions of judges, lawyers and doctors should override those of the patient [who has expressed a wish to […]
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Chinese Woman Kidnapped by Govt Officials for Supporting Imprisoned Nobel Winner

By Kathleen Gilbert CHONGQING, China, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Chinese woman who tweeted that she would demonstrate her support for imprisoned human rights advocate and Nobel peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo was kidnapped by Chinese officials in the middle of the night, according to online friends. Freelance designer Mou Yanxi has reportedly returned home, but her mobile phone and computer have been confiscated after she stated on Twitter that she planned to carry a banner with the words “Congratulations, Uncle Xiaobo!” The tweet, according to a Chinese blogger cited by the UK's Guardian newspaper, led to officials taking […]
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Dallas Bishop Condemns Pro-Abortion Priest Lecture

By Kathleen Gilbert DALLAS, Texas, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Catholic bishop of Dallas has preemptively condemned a lecture by a dissident professor and priest who is scheduled to criticize the U.S. bishops' unequivocal stance against the killing of unborn children. Rev. Charles E. Curran, the Elizabeth Scurlock Professor of Human Values at Southern Methodist University (SMU), is planning to deliver an on-campus lecture noon Thursday entitled “The U.S. Catholic Bishops and Abortion Legislation: A Critique from Within the Church.” “Curran’s lecture will examine how U.S. Roman Catholic bishops have made opposition to legal abortion their primary social issue, […]
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Mich. Woman Advertises for “Christian Roommate”: Gets Hit with Civil Rights Complaint

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) — When a 31-year-old single woman in Grand Rapids placed an ad for a Christian roommate on her church bulletin board, she had no idea it would result in a civil rights complaint accusing her of illegal housing discrimination. The Fair Housing Center of West Michigan, a private group, has said that the statement specifically asking for a Christian roommate “expresses an illegal preference for a Christian roommate, thus excluding people of other faiths.” The Alliance Defense Fund has taken up the case of the woman, and sent a letter last week to […]
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First Debate on Canada’s Coercive Abortion Bill Set for Monday

By Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, Ontario, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) –“Roxanne’s Law,” the Canadian private members bill that seeks to criminalize the coercion of pregnant women into obtaining abortions, is slated for its first hour of debate this Monday, November 1st. The bill, proposed by Conservative Member of Parliament Rod Bruinooge (Winnipeg South), is inspired by the case of Roxanne Fernando, a Manitoba woman whose boyfriend attempted to coerce her to have an abortion after she became pregnant in 2007.  After refusing to have the unborn child killed, Roxanne was beaten and left to die in a snow bank. “Roxanne […]
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Alaska Senate Candidate Joe Miller Endorses Federal Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Ban

By Peter J. Smith FAIRBANKS, Alaska, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Alaska GOP Senate candidate Joe Miller stated recently that he would support a U.S. constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman, although he would prefer the matter left to the states. Miller, a pro-life candidate running neck-and-neck with incumbent and write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski for U.S. Senator, told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that he would support a constitutional amendment, if that were seen as the solution to the challenge of legal same-sex “marriage.” Maddow, who is a self-identified lesbian, asked Miller about his position […]
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Aborted Babies Found in Michigan Dumpster

By Peter J. Smith LANSING, Michigan, October 27, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Tighter legislation on the abortion industry is in the works after a local pro-life group revealed evidence of two abortion clinics having disposed aborted fetal remains with other bio-hazardous waste and medical documents in a dumpster. According to Citizens for a Pro-Life Society (CPLS), the Michigan Attorney General and Saginaw County sheriffs concluded last Friday their 7-month investigation of two Womans Choice abortion clinics in Delta Township and Saginaw. Back in February, local pro-life advocate Chris Veneklase confirmed suspicions that the Womans Choice abortion clinic in Delta Township was […]
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New Video Offers Run-Down of Abortion in Obamacare

By Kathleen Gilbert FRONT ROYAL, Virginia, October 26, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new video by the Population Research Institute is giving pro-lifers a helpful resource in breaking down the many dangers of the new federal health care reform law. (To see the video on Youtube, click here) PRI president Steven Mosher explains how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act continues to pose a major threat to the unborn in America, despite claims by the president and other Democrats that an Executive Order Obama signed addressed pro-life leaders' concerns. The video debunks the notion often proposed by Democrat supporters that […]
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