Ten Percent of Adult Homosexuals in Brazil Have HIV: Study

Ten Percent of Adult Homosexuals in Brazil Have HIV: Study by LifeSiteNews.com By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman, Latin America Correspondent BRASILIA, June 24, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A new study by Brazil’s Ministry of Health has revealed that in the 10 most populous cities of Brazil, the rate of HIV infection among homosexuals is over 10%. According to the same agency, the overall rate of HIV infection among males between the ages of 15 and 49 years is only 0.8%, making the rate of HIV infection among adult homosexuals more than 13 times higher. The study also found that homosexuals in large […]
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Buses Cannot Refuse Political Ads, Supreme Court of Canada Rules in B.C. Case

Buses Cannot Refuse Political Ads, Supreme Court of Canada Rules in B.C. Case by LifeSiteNews.com By Patrick B. Craine OTTAWA, July 10, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – In an important defense of freedom of expression, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled today that busses cannot refuse ads of a political nature, rejecting the appeal of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (Translink) and B.C. Transit in a case brought against them by the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the B.C. Teachers’ Federation (BCTF). Legal experts have suggested that this decision will be important in the pro-life cause, as the principles of the […]
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More Prominent Pro-Life Groups Join Those who Oppose Morgentaler’s Order of Canada

More Prominent Pro-Life Groups Join Those who Oppose Morgentaler’s Order of Canada by LifeSiteNews.com By Tim Waggoner OTTAWA, July 3, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The ranks of Canadians who are vocally opposing Dr. Henry Morgentaler’s elevation into the Order of Canada are growing ever thicker as several more prominent pro-life groups, representing hundreds of thousands of supporters, have come forward to say that the decision to give Morgentaler the award was nothing more than a politically motivated decision by an extreme “leftwing” and pro-abortion minority. Real Women Canada has released a statement claiming the Order of Canada itself has become little […]
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Canadian National pro-Life Conference in Montreal

Canadian National pro-Life Conference in Montreal by LifeSiteNews.com *****See update on change of location Montreal Evangelical Church Welcomes Canadian National Pro-Life Conference with Open Armshttps://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2005/nov/05111704.html Montreal, October 28, 2005 (LifeSiteNews.com) – From Nov. 17-19 Canada’s first fully bilingual national pro-life conference since the 1980s will take place at the St. Joseph’s Oratory facility near downtown Montreal. The conference, hosted by Campagne Quebec Vie and sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition and LifeCanada will feature 10 plenary sessions Thursday night, Friday and Saturday involving over 30 distinguished speakers. Session topics will include 1. Religious perspectives on life and family, 2. The Canadian […]
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Poll: Large Majority of Canadians Favor Abortion Limits

Poll: Large Majority of Canadians Favor Abortion Limits by LifeSiteNews.com November 26, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – For the ninth year in a row, a majority of Canadians have rejected the status quo on abortion in this country, according to a new poll. Over half of respondents to the poll said there should be legal protection for human life before birth and over two-thirds say abortions should only be paid for by taxpayers in medical emergencies or in cases of rape or incest. A poll by Environics Research of 2002 Canadians found that only one-third of Canadians agree with the current policy […]
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New Poll Reveals that Canadians are Conflicted About Legal Euthanasia

New Poll Reveals that Canadians are Conflicted About Legal Euthanasia by LifeSiteNews.com By Patrick B. Craine November 3, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Despite recent Quebec-focused polls indicating large support for euthanasia, a new Environics poll commissioned by LifeCanada reveals that Canadians are conflicted, and that they would rather the government focus on care for the sick and dying. “Outside of Quebec support drops dramatically and is tempered by fears about how vulnerable groups will be affected,” said Dr. Delores Doherty, President of LifeCanada, about the poll. “The idea that Canadians are clamouring for euthanasia is not accurate, despite the impression that […]
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Time Is Running Out to Register for the International Pro-Life Conference, Oct. 2-4

Time Is Running Out to Register for the International Pro-Life Conference, Oct. 2-4 by LifeSiteNews.com By Thaddeus M. Baklinski TORONTO, September 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – “Creating a Culture of Life Around the Globe,” the international pro-life conference that takes place in Toronto October 2-4, 2008, will be an important event in the worldwide culture wars. Sponsored by Campaign Life Coalition (CLC), the International Right to Life Federation (IRTL) and LifeCanada, and hosted by CLC Toronto, the Conference promises to be the most powerful, stimulating and informative pro-life meeting in North America this year. Eleven pro-life leaders from Canada and five […]
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Sixth Annual Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Consistently Support Legal Protection for Unborn Children

Sixth Annual Poll Shows Majority of Canadians Consistently Support Legal Protection for Unborn Children by LifeSiteNews.com OTTAWA, October 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Two-thirds of Canadian women support legal protection for unborn children, according to an Environics poll released last week. A smaller majority of men (57%) support legal protection. Currently in Canada there are no legal restrictions on abortion at any stage of pregnancy. More than one-third (34%) of women support legal protection from conception onward, 21% after three months of pregnancy and 12% say babies should be protected after six months. Overall, 62% of Canadians supported legal protection at […]
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First Bill Restricting Abortion Tabled in Canada Under Conservative Government

First Bill Restricting Abortion Tabled in Canada Under Conservative Government by LifeSiteNews.com By John-Henry Westen OTTAWA, June 21, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Liberal MP Paul Steckle stood today in the House of Commons to introduce the first piece of pro-life legislation in the current parliament under the Conservative Government. In introducing Bill C-338, ‘An Act to Amend the Criminal Code (procuring a miscarriage after 20 weeks of gestation),’ Steckle called on the House to debate the issue noting that Canada was one of the only countries in the world with absolutely no protection for the unborn in law whatsoever. The bill […]
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