Wednesday, July 30, 2008

A Fort Bragg soldier was arraigned Wednesday on first-degree murder charges in the death of a colleague police say was pregnant with his unborn baby.


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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

South Dakota Abortion Center Apparently Still Not Doing Abortions With New Law

Sioux Falls, SD (LifeNews.com) -- The lone abortion center in South Dakota appears as if it is still not doing abortions following the implementation of a new law a week and a half ago. Rather than tell women abortion kills children and has numerous risks, Planned Parenthood closed its doors to women wanting abortions.


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Monday, July 28, 2008

Kansas Judge Dismisses George Tiller Motion Against Late-Term Abortion Law

Wichita, KS (LifeNews.com) -- A Kansas judge ruled against late-term abortion practitioner George Tiller and his request to declare Kansas' ban on most late-term abortions unconstitutional. District Court Judge Clark Owens determined that the post-viability abortion ban is legitimate.


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Pro-Life Heroine Linda Gibbons Sentenced to Only One Additional Day in Prison

TORONTO, July 28, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An Ontario provincial court judge took a subtle jab at a 14-year-old “temporary” court injunction prohibiting pro-life activity outside designated Toronto abortuaries when he sentenced veteran pro-life demonstrator Linda Gibbons on Monday. Gibbons, a post-aborted woman herself, has in previous years spent over 5 years in prison for her peaceful witnesses for life.


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Friday, July 25, 2008

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules that Homosexual 'Hate Crimes' Law Violates Pennsylvania Constitution

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - On Wednesday the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a short per curiam order, in which it agreed with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania that the state legislature violated the Pennsylvania Constitution when it added "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" to Pennsylvania's "ethnic intimidation" law.


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Couple awarded $21 million in Florida 'wrongful birth' case

TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- In what is being called a "wrongful birth" case, a jury awarded more than $21 million Monday to a couple who claimed a doctor misdiagnosed a severe birth defect in their son, leading them to have a second child with similar problems.


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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Sex-Selective Abortions Happening on Wide Scale in United States: Population Research Institute

FRONT ROYAL, VA, July 24, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Steven Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute (PRI), says that America has a hidden problem of sex discrimination, but a form of discrimination that feminists refuse to address


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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Morgentaler award renews abortion debate

"I'm like a newborn baby," Dr. Henry Morgentaler told the CBC's Evan Solomon about surviving a recent stroke and heart operation. "I enjoy being alive."


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Monday, July 21, 2008

More ultrasound clinics opening in Canada, but health authorities raise concerns

MONCTON, N.B. — As Paula and Martin Theriault stare wide-eyed at the flat-screen TV, a clearly detailed, full-motion image of their unborn daughter leaves them breathless.

"Wow, it was pretty exciting, just seeing the face," Paula Theriault says as an ultrasound technician with Baby Images Inc. moves a small scanning device across her round belly.


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Friday, July 18, 2008

National Review of Medicine: End-of-life war outlives Golubchuk

On June 24, after seven and a half months on life support in a Winnipeg ICU, Samuel Golubchuk, the 84-year-old man made famous by the lively court battle he sparked, died.

The uncomfortable legal and eth-ical questions to which his case gave rise, however, continue to threaten doctors' authority in end-of-life dec-ision-making.


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THE INTERVIEW: CMA ethics director Dr Jeff Blackmer discusses euthanasia legalization

Yesterday, we reported on Bill C-562, which proposes to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Canada. The Canadian Medical Association's current ethics guidelines forbid doctors from taking part in any form of euthanasia, but Dr Jeff Blackmer, the executive director of the Canadian Medical Association's Office of Ethics, is nevertheless keeping tabs on Bill C-562 and how the public and physicians react to it.


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Ovulation gene key to treating fertility

TORONTO - A gene "essential" to ovulation has been isolated by a team of Canadian and European researchers who say their findings could pave the way for new contraceptives and treatments for infertility.


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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Pope to World Youth Day: "The Womb - Has Become A Place of Unutterable Violence"

SYDNEY, July 17, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In his address to the hundreds of thousands of youth who welcomed him at Barangaroo, Sydney Harbour today, Pope Benedict XVI issued one of the strongest challenges he has yet made to work for the right to life of unborn children. "How can it be that the most wondrous and sacred human space - the womb - has become a place of unutterable violence?" he said.


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The easily offended are gagging free speech

The New Yorker is a sophisticated magazine known for fine writers, sparkling cartoons, and wide-ranging subject matter. Apart from its upscale consumer advertising, the New Yorker is predictable in one way only: As the house organ of U.S. limousine liberalism, it tilts consistently to the left in the few pages it devotes each week to national politics.


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Mexican Pro-Lifers to UN: Stop Murdering our Children

MEXICO CITY, July 16, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Members of Mexico's National Pro-Life Committee held a protest recently outside the offices of the United Nations in response to the organization's continuing support for abortion in Mexico and worldwide.


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Friday, July 11, 2008

A PSAC local wants PSAC to do what unions are supposed to do

Fight for its members, not engage in divisive political activity. Here's a resolution that I hope other union locals in PSAC and in CUPE and other unions take to heart.


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Pope's Next Encyclical in the Works

ROME, JULY 10, 2008 (Zenit.org).- Benedict XVI is reportedly working on his third encyclical this summer, which could be ready as early as this fall.

The Pope's secretary of state confirmed the existence of the document in an interview with the APCOM news agency last May. He even proposed a possible title: "Caritas in Veritate" (Charity in the Truth) and said this, the Holy Father's third encyclical, could be ready in the fall.


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CLINIQUE MORGENTALER

MONTREAL - It's been business as usual at the first Morgentaler abortion clinic since founder Henry Morgentaler's controversial appointment this month to the Order of Canada.

Well, business as usual, except for the mourning wreaths left at the Montreal clinic's front door in recent days.

And pictures of the baby Jesus.


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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Pro-life GP says none of her patients have regretted having a child

The young woman sitting in front of GP Dr Tamie Downes was weeping inconsolably.

She told the doctor she was depressed and couldn't sleep or eat properly. There were times, she said, when she felt like killing herself.

Dr Downes had never seen the patient before, and as she went through her medical history, the woman, in her early 20s, told the GP that she'd had a termination a year earlier.


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Monday, July 7, 2008

A Sexual Revolution

Back in my pro-choice days, I read that in certain ancient societies it was common for parents to abandon unwanted newborns, leaving them to die of exposure. I found these stories to be as perplexing as they were horrifying. How could this happen? I could never understand how entire cultures could buy into something so obviously terrible, how something that modern society understands to be an unthinkable evil could be widely accepted among large groups of people.


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