Second Saskatchewan Marriage Commissioner Files Human Rights Complaint

Second Saskatchewan Marriage Commissioner Files Human Rights Complaint by LifeSiteNews.com REGINA, February 3, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A second Saskatchewan marriage commissioner has filed a complaint with the provincial Human Rights Commission after being told he must perform same-sex “weddings” or resign. Regina Marriage Commissioner Orville Nichols added his complaint today to that of Prince Albert commissioner Bruce Goertzen, who filed his complaint Friday. Nichols argues that, although marriage commissioners are technically self-employed, the province actually prescribes the fees set, the location and hours of work, so commissioners are in reality employees of the province. As such, commissioners are entitled to […]
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Reasoning Behind France’s Rejection of Same Sex Marriage Published in English

Reasoning Behind France’s Rejection of Same Sex Marriage Published in English by LifeSiteNews.com By John-Henry Westen MONTREAL, March 20, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In late January, a 30 member parliamentary commission of the French National Assembly published a 453 page Report on the Family and the rights of Children, which rejected same-sex marriage. (Original coverage: https://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2006/feb/06021601.html ) That report, available only in French has been carefully examined by Louis DeSerres the bilingual national co-ordinator of ‘Preserve Marriage – Protect Children’s Rights’ (www.preservemarriage.ca )Âwho has produced an English-language two page executive summary of the reasons behind the report’s rejection of homosexual ‘marriage’. […]
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Despite Lawsuits Bishop Henry Refusing to Back Down ‘One Iota’ on Homosexual “Marriage”

Despite Lawsuits Bishop Henry Refusing to Back Down ‘One Iota’ on Homosexual “Marriage” by LifeSiteNews.com CALGARY, March 31, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Even in the face of two human rights complaints, Calgary Bishop Fred Henry is refusing to back down over his pastoral and public statements on same-sex marriage, in which he faithfully presented the Catholic Church’s teaching on homosexuality. “Since homosexuality, adultery, prostitution and pornography undermine the foundations of the family, the basis of society, then the State must use its coercive power to proscribe or curtail them in the interests of the common good,” Bishop Henry said in a […]
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Ontario Supreme Court Imposes New Definition Of Marriage As Including Homosexuals

Ontario Supreme Court Imposes New Definition Of Marriage As Including Homosexuals by LifeSiteNews.com TORONTO, June 10, 2003 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Ontario Court of Appeal ruled this morning that homosexual ‘marriage’ is now a right guaranteed by the Charter of Rights, and thus re-wrote Canadian law on the matter. The court rendered invalid the existing definition of marriage to the extent that it refers to “one man and one woman” and reformulated the definition of marriage as “the voluntary union for life of two persons to the exclusion of all others”. The justices ordered their redefinition of marriage to have “immediate […]
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Decline in Number and Rate of U.S. Abortions Continues, New Analysis Shows

Decline in Number and Rate of U.S. Abortions Continues, New Analysis Shows by LifeSiteNews.com NEW YORK, August 2, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new analysis from a pro-abortion group, The Alan Guttmacher Institute, shows that U.S. abortion rates continued to decline in 2001 and 2002, although the rate of decline has slowed since the early 1990s. The Institute estimates that 1,303,000 abortions took place in the United States in 2001—0.8% fewer than the 1,313,000 in 2000. In 2002, the number of abortions declined again, to 1,293,000, or another 0.8%. The rate of abortion also declined, from 21.3 procedures per 1,000 women […]
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Canada Abruptly Ends Special Visas for Exotic Dancers after Inquiries into Underage Strippers

Canada Abruptly Ends Special Visas for Exotic Dancers after Inquiries into Underage Strippers by LifeSiteNews.com OTTAWA, December 1, 2004 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Today in the House of Commons, Deputy Prime Minister Anne McLellan announced an abrupt end to the Canadian scheme of arranging visas specifically for exotic dancers, or strippers, which are used to fill positions at strip clubs in Canada. Those clubs, it has been acknowledged even by club owners, are notorious for forced back-room prostitution work. Weeks of House of Commons questioning directed at Immigration Minister Judy Sgro for her issuance of an exotic dancer visa to one of […]
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