Pro-Life, Pro-family Leaders Congratulate Pro-Life Hero Archbishop Burke

By Patrick B. Craine Note: To send a personal note of congratulations to Archbishop Burke, visit CongratulateBurke.com ROME, October 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Catholic, pro-life, and pro-family groups are praising Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to elevate pro-life hero Archbishop Raymond L. Burke to the status of Cardinal. “Cardinal-designate Burke is one of the Church’s greatest defenders of faith, and one of the pro-life movement’s greatest allies,” said Jim Hughes, vice-president of International Right to Life. Burke, 62, who serves as prefect of the Apostolic Signatura (the Vatican’s highest court), was named yesterday as one of 24 prelates who will enter […]
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DADT Legal Seesaw: Now Judge Reinstates Ban on Open Homosexuals in Military

By Peter J. Smith SAN FRANCISCO, California, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The legal seesaw over the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” continues, now that a federal appeals has stayed a judge’s order and reinstated the congressional ban on homosexual service in the military. A three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday night granted the request of Justice Department attorneys to suspend the worldwide order of U.S. District Judge Virginia Phillips, which made illegal for the U.S. to enforce the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and 10 U.S.C. § 654, the 1993 law banning homosexuals from military […]
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Kinsey Victim Speaks Out: My Father Was Paid to Rape Me

By Kathleen Gilbert WASHINGTON, D.C., October 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Decades after her ordeal, a woman who says her father was paid by Alfred Kinsey, the “father of the sexual revolution,” to rape her at the tender age of seven as part of his experiments on human sexual behavior, is speaking out. Going by the pseudonym Esther White, the woman spoke to Wold Net Daily in hopes that her testimony will help convince legislators to defund the Kinsey Institute in Indiana, which has perpetuated Kinsey's “experiments” as the foundational school of thought behind the sexual revolution. White says that she became […]
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Let Family Members of Suicides Kill Themselves Too Says Euthanasia Org Prez

By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman October 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The leader of Switzerland's leading assisted suicide organization says that he wants family members of patients who commit suicide to have the right to kill themselves also. Ludwig Minelli, president of the pro-suicide organization “Dignitas,” told a Swiss newspaper in a recent interview that “a change in the law is required to give dementia sufferers and their families more opportunities.” “The partner should be allowed to have a prescription for these drugs even when they are not terminally ill. In such cases the partners are often a similar age and one […]
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Horror: Chinese Man Describes Wife’s Forced Abortion by Government Officials

By Kathleen Gilbert October 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A victim of China's coercive one-child policy has offered the world a bitter personal account of the country's oppressive population control law, which officials have affirmed would continue following its 30th anniversary last month.  Although investigations have pointed to countless similar incidents being carried out every day under the country's brutal one-child policy, the abuse is usually hidden behind a shroud of secrecy – making Luo Yanqua's account a rare glimpse into the world of Chinese population control tactics. The Associated Press picked up the story after the Arabic news network Al Jazeera […]
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Letters to the Editor

Re: Cliff 'Watchman' Saves Hundreds from Suicide with Kindness and a Smile I would like to comment on the “Cliff Watchman” story that you wrote so beautifully about humanness -  that we can save the lives of people who are hurting often times just by showing them we care.  I work with families after someone has ended their life, as well as with those who are at risk for suicide.  We can prevent 95% of suicides if we know what to do with someone who may be at risk. Your story just sent a powerful message that there are people who […]
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Pro-Abort Org Inciting Physicians to Commit Criminal Acts in N. Ireland: Pro-life Advocates

By Hilary White NEWCASTLE, N. Ireland, October 21, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – One of Europe’s busiest abortion agencies, the Family Planning Association (FPA), sponsored a conference in Newcastle, Northern Ireland, earlier this month, that the pro-life campaign group Precious Life said was “absolutely outrageous” and illegal because it incited physicians to commit criminal acts. In Northern Ireland abortion remains a criminal act, except in cases where there is an immediate threat to the life of the mother. The conference called for the abolition of Ireland’s legal protections for unborn children. Calling the law in Northern Ireland “restrictive,” Dr. Audrey Simpson from the […]
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Pro-Abort Group Pushes “Blob” Media Images that Hide the Humanity of the Unborn

By Patrick B. Craine VANCOUVER, British Columbia, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada (ARCC) has recommended a set of photos to the media for abortion-related stories that, according to one pro-life leader, shows the “foolish” lengths to which the abortion lobby will go to hide the humanity of the unborn. At the same time, the pro-abortion group has admitted that the number of abortions reported by Statistics Canada is lower than the true figure, saying “many” abortion facilities do not report the abortions they commit. As reported by the blog Big Blue Wave, the ARCC […]
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Judge Denies Request for Stay on Ruling against Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

By Peter J. Smith UPDATE 7:30pm EST: A federal appeals court Wednesday evening stayed the ruling, permitting the U.S. government temporarily to continue banning open homosexuality in the military, according to Reuters. RIVERSIDE, California, October 20, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A federal judge on Tuesday rejected the Obama Justice Department’s request for a stay on her court order against the nation’s ban on homosexuals serving in the military. Now the government is asking the appeals court in California to step in. Justice Department attorneys had requested an emergency stay from U.S. District Judge Virginia A. Phillips in Riverside, who ruled in […]
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