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MAP available without prescription in Saskatchewan New Brunswick Gay activist charged Supreme Knight blasts 'Catholic' Canadian politicians India's culture of death MAP available without prescription REGINA - Saskatchewan's NDP government has allowed pharmacists to dispense the abortifacient morning after pill without a doctor's prescription. Under ... (Continue reading)

U.S. autoworkers’ union wants abortion benefits

Unions and abortionists have had a long history in Canada The U.S.-based United Auto Workers made an unusual demand last month in national contract negotiations with General Motors Corp. and Chrysler: it wants the automakers ... (Continue reading)

ABC link is being suppressed by politics

The Summer 2003 Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons published a study that concluded the link between abortion and breast cancer has been suppressed or ignored by scientists, women's groups and the media because of their collective pro-abortion bias and out of a desire to further their own political purposes. The study, "The Abortion-Breast Cancer Link: How Politics Trumped Science and ... (Continue reading)

Morgentaler sues New Brunswick for funding

Acting on a threat he has made for years, Henry Morgentaler has launched a lawsuit which, if successful, will force the province of New Brunswick to pay for abortions at his Fredericton abortuary. The suit has national implications according to Peter Ryan, executive director of New Brunswick Right to Life. "It could mean a new Charter 'right' to abortion on demand, as ... (Continue reading)

Bits ‘n’ Pieces

U.S. politics Pro-abortion and population control proponent billionare George Soros is funding a new political action group, America Coming Together, to oppose President George W. Bush and numerous pro-life senatorial and congressional candidates. The anticipated $75 million fund was set up with a $10 million donation from Soros and will be headed by Ellen Malcolm, president of EMILY's List, a pro-abortion political action committee. Soros said, "The fate of the world depends on the ... (Continue reading)

English schoolgirls offered ‘morning-after’ pill

This past May 30, the Catholic Herald newspaper ran a headline reading: "Killer pill scheme extended in Britain." Apparently, the abortion-inducing "morning-after" pill is to be given to girls as young as 11 without their parents' consent. Norfolk has become the latest British county to permit the secret provision of the pill to schoolgirls through a network of school-based sex clinics. The scheme began in Oxfordshire and will eventually cover the whole ... (Continue reading)

Abortuary admits danger of abortion

A series of information sheets obtained by The Interim and related to a Toronto abortuary offer a revealing glimpse into the workings, tactics and mindset of personnel within the abortion industry. They also indicate an attempt by such personnel to guard themselves against possible future legal actions by revealing some of the negative and dangerous aspects of the abortion procedure. The documents, which include appointment booking information, emanate from the Choice in ... (Continue reading)

British couple sue for wrongful birth

British pro-life campaigners are critical of a High Court ruling that has awarded compensation to a couple because their daughter was born with Down syndrome. The ruling, handed down by Mr. Justice Morland, suggests that a doctor's strong Catholic faith influenced his treatment of a patient, as well as his failure to send her for an amniocentesis test. Dr. George Tse Sak Kwun had incorrectly recorded the age of Ann Enright as ... (Continue reading)

Group tries to put happy face on abortion

As part of a 'loving act,' girls write letters to the babies they are about to abort As pro-lifers, we have long been bemused by our lack of success in convincing the general population of the reasonableness of our position. The September 2003 issue of Glamour magazine features an article about a group of 12 abortionists and abortion "counsellors," who call themselves "the November Gang." The article entitled, "Are you ready ... (Continue reading)

New report details unicef support for abortion, radical politics

A major new study just released by the New York-based International Organizations Research Group (IORG) reports in great detail the gradual change of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) from a child survival agency to one that promotes aspects of radical feminism. Produced by the International Organization Research Group, an arm of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM), the study is entitled "UNICEF, Women or Children First?" The paper establishes that ... (Continue reading)

Ottawa funds Planned Parenthood with grants making up more than half of budget

The Interim has discovered that the federal government has given nearly $5 million to the Planned Parenthood Federation of Canada over the past five years. Furthermore, Planned Parenthood has seen its federal grants increase in each of the past five years. According to documents obtained by The Interim, specifically the Registered Charity Information Return that all charities must complete for Revenue Canada each year, in 1998, Planned Parenthood received $441,171 in ... (Continue reading)

Newspaper pledges fairer abortion-related coverage

Last month, The Interim reported that a news story with a strong bias against pro-life had led the Los Angeles Times to examine the way it covers abortion. In late June, another American newspaper announced that it would set new guidelines for stories about partial-birth abortion. Reacting to concerns raised by Douglas Johnson, legislative director of ... (Continue reading)

Poll reveals pro-life trends among U.S. women

A recent study by the Centre for the Advancement of Women shows that a majority of women in America would support abortion only in extreme cases or would have it banned outright. The study noted that 30 per cent of women support abortion on demand, 17 per cent advocate moderate limitations, 34 per cent believe that abortion is only acceptable in cases of rape or incest, while 17 per cent believe that ... (Continue reading)

Happy birthday Fr. Ted

For Father Ted, intorductions are unnecessary, and superlatives are inadequate: we can only offer our gratitude. His courageous deeds, inspiring words and unparalleled acts of bravery and selflessness, have invigorated a generation of pro-life Canadians. He has prayed, protested, and been arrested many times, and still he remains an undaunted champion for the unborn. His conviction is rivaled only by his compassion. He is someone whom ... (Continue reading)

Editor wants better abortion coverage

It has been revealed that Los Angeles Times editor John Carroll sent a memo to all section editors of his paper calling upon them to ensure that the pro-abortion and liberal bias evident in a recent Times story would not be repeated. The May 22 memo, which was leaked and posted on several websites including LA Observed, National Review and WorldNetDaily, was described ... (Continue reading)

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