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HOMOSEXUAL ACTIVIST MP EMBARRASES CANADA AGAIN BY POSING NUDE

VANCOUVER, June 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Svend Robinson, a homosexual and euthanasia activist member of the Canadian Parliament has embarrassed Canada once again by this time posing nude for an environmentalist group.  The Georgia Strait Alliance, a marine conservationist group has a website called “Hunks for Habitat” featuring numerous photos of individual nude men as a fundraiser targeted at homosexuals.
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MEDIA HYPE RESULTS IN BIASED JURY CONCERNS AND BARRING OF CAMERAS FROM KOPP TRIAL

BUFFALO, June 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Overt media bias against the pro-life movement and specifically against James Kopp, accused of murdering abortionist Barnett Slepian, has resulted in the court forbidding media to photograph Kopp during the trial.  Moreover, concerns have also been expressed as to whether an unbiased jury can be assembled for the trial.  During a hearing before State Supreme Court Justice Eugene M. Fahey, various media outlets argued strenuously to be allowed to film Kopp in court.  However, Kopp’s lawyer argued that he did not want to see footage of Kopp, dressed in a jail-issue jumpsuit or looking […]
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HORRIFIC FORCED ABORTION AND INFANTICIDE IN NORTH KOREAN PRISONS

SEOUL, South Korea, June 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – A human rights group has alleged, after numerous interviews with escapees from North Korean prisons that forced abortion and infanticide are common practices inside the prisons.  The communist rulers in North Korea have denied the charges even claiming to honor children while at the United Nations. While experts in the field have said the government is brutal in its treatment of prisoners, a UNICEF spokesman in the communist regime said there were no reports of such incidents inside the country.
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ADMIRERS STILL IGNORE CLINTONS’ CORRUPTION

Bush cracked down on first couple’s pornography legacy in White House   WASHINGTON D.C., June 10, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Bill and Hillary Clinton amazingly continue to receive praise and rewards from star-struck or ideologically loyal fans despite continuing revelations of serious corruption and negligence during the couples’ White House years.  The ex-president has most recently been invited to Paul McCartney’s wedding and was in Ireland last week to open a peace center dedicated in his name. He continues to be paid large sums for speaking engagements while the American public is increasingly perceiving that US vulnerability to terrorist attacks was […]
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2,500 MARCHED FRIDAY IN JERUSALEM’S FIRST “GAY PRIDE” PARADE http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20020607/ap_on_re_mi_ea/israel_gay_parade_4   WOMAN DIES AT ABORTION CLINIC IN KUALA LUMPUR AFTER BOTCHED ABORTION http://thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2002/6/8/nation/btabort&sec=nation
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UN CEDAW COMMITTEE TELLS ST. KITTS ILLEGAL ABORTION IS SERIOUS PROBLEM

UNITED NATIONS, June 7, 2002 (LSN.ca) – The United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women has again attempted to badger a pro-life country into legalizing abortion.  A UN report on committee proceedings concerning the island nation of on St. Kitts and Nevis notes that “several members of the Committee pointed out that illegal abortion presented a serious problem” and that abortion is illegal in the country. The committee demanded to know ” What kind of educational and family planning programmes were available to women who wanted to avoid unwanted pregnancies?”  See the UN report on the proceedings:  […]
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APA JOURNAL PUBLISHES RESEARCH SHOWING HOMOSEXUALS CAN CHANGE

The June 2002 issue of the American Psychological Association’s prestigious journal Professional Psychology: Research and Practice has published a comprehensive research paper on sexual-orientation change. Clients have the right to pursue change, the author says, because “sexual orientation, once thought to be an unchanging trait, is actually quite flexible for some people.” The article by Dr. Warren Throckmorton is entitled, “Initial Empirical and Clinical Findings Concerning the Change Process for Ex-Gays.”“I’m pleased that this research summary will reach an audience of psychologists and mental health professionals that may not be aware of ex-gay issues,” says Throckmorton, the director of college […]
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EUROPEAN UNION PUSHING IRELAND TO FUND DESTRUCTIVE RESEARCH ON EMBRYOS

DUBLIN, June 7, 2002 (LSN.ca) – Dana Rosemary Scallon, the pro-life Member of the Eupropean Parliament from Ireland, has warned that the European Union is putting pressure on the Irish Government to support funding for destructive research on human embryos. The Irish Times reports that Dana has revealed that people at the highest level in Bertie Ahern's government are being pushed to assist the use of EU money for experimentation with embryos. Dana said Ireland must vote in the coming weeks to block their participation in the embryo research programme. She cautioned against caving in to EU bullying.
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US STATISTICS SHOW SLIGHT DECREASE IN SURGICAL ABORTIONS

NEW YORK, June 7, 2002 (LSN.ca) – In its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report for June 7, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports just over 884,000 legal abortions performed in the US in 1998, a 2% decrease from the year before.  The CDC report indicates that between 1993 and 1997, 36 women who had abortions died, making for a mother’s mortality rate of 0.6 deaths for every 100,000 legal abortions. The statistics indicate that those who had abortions in 1998 were more likely to be white, unmarried and age 25 or younger.  Over half of reported abortions were […]
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NATIONAL POST ARTICLE ON STEM CELL ETHICS – WORTH READING http://www.nationalpost.com/search/story.html?f=/stories/20020524/326796.html&qs=MARTINUK   CHILDREN’S NOVEL PROMOTES HOMOSEXUALITY WITH MAIN CHARACTER A HOMOSEXUAL 10-YEAR OLD   “Strange Boy” published by Simon and Schuster and written by Paul Magrs.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/gender/story/0,11812,728660,00.html
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