Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Should abortion be legalised in Queensland?


Vote NO!!!




http://www.news.com.au/couriermail/story/0,23739,26072582-952,00.html

Monday, August 31, 2009

Marriage encourages unified parenting


By nature, every child has a mother and a father. Marriage encourages unified parenting, providing a default establishment of legal paternity for any child born to the bride, and providing children with protection, nurturing, and provision from both a male and a female role model. Every child, barring incarceration or otherwise strict seclusion, will interact with both women and men throughout his life, and this being raised with the inclusive diversity of both a male and female role model is to his benefit.


While there are parents who die, abandon their children, or must have their parental rights restricted or terminated to protect children, in general, marriage encourages stability and cooperation in childrearing and otherwise codifies a child's natural right to her mother and father.


Read more at "The Opine Editorials"

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Dr. Edward Green, director of the AIDS Prevention Research Project at Harvard confirms that condoms do not prevent AIDS




Dr. EDWARD GREEN affirmed the Pope's teaching in an address this past Tuesday at the 30th Annual Rimini Meeting for Friendship Among the Peoples, sponsored by the Communion and Liberation lay movement.

"As a scientist [I] was amazed to see the closeness between what the Pope said last March in Cameroon and the results of the most recent scientific discoveries," said Dr. Green. "The condom does not prevent AIDS. Only responsible sexual behavior can address the pandemic."

"When Benedict XVI said that different sexual behavior should be adopted in Africa, because to put trust in condoms does not serve to fight against AIDS," he continued, "the international press was scandalized."


Read more at LifeSiteNews

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

The Passion of the Christ star, Jim Caviezel says that abortion has nothing to do with helping women


JIM CAVIEZEL, the actor who took the film world by surprise with his moving depiction of Christ in the movie, "The Passion of the Christ," said this week that abortion has nothing to do with helping women and that he is willing to risk his career to say so.

Caviezel gave an interview with the US magazine Catholic Digest, in which he spoke about the challenge he received from a colleague to adopt a disabled child as a demonstration of his well-publicized pro-life stand.

Reflecting on the 51.5 million surgical abortions to date in the US since Roe v. Wade, Caviezel said...


"Look, I am for helping women. I just don't see abortion as helping women. And I don't love my career that much to say, 'I'm going to remain silent on this'. I'm defending every single baby who has never been born. And every voice that would have been unique like Johnny Mathis's. How do we know that we didn't kill the very child who could have created a particular type of medicine that saves other lives?"



Read more at LifeSiteNews

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Is it up to marriage supporters to prove that same sex marriage will harm society?


...In most places, it isn't up to us to demonstrate that there will be harm. The burden of convincing falls on the people asking for change. The federal government and all but a handful of states recognize marriage as uniting the sexes, so in those cases, it is those who want to neuter marriage who must demonstrate why doing so would be of overall net benefit to society. While a marriage license may solve practical challenges for a brideless or groomless couple, those issues can be addressed without neutering state marriage licensing.

The universal understanding of marriage has been that it unites a bride and a groom. Only recently, in a few places, has there been deviation from this concept.



Read more at "The Opine Editorials"

Thursday, August 20, 2009

A Queensland abortion supporter fails in her bid to decriminalise abortion



Dr Carole Ford says she is disappointed a petition demanding abortion law reform, has not been tabled in State Parliament. Dr Ford wants to change the law so that abortions are not included in Queensland's Criminal Code.


Only 800 signatures have been gathered in support of her radical views so far. It is unknown if Carole Ford is an abortionist her self or just supports the killing of unborn children.


The petition was deemed ineligible for tabling because of an abortion case that is due to be heard in the courts next month where a woman and her partner are to face court charged with smuggling the drug RU486 in from overseas to kill their unborn child.




http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/08/18/2659294.htm

Monday, August 17, 2009

Sex change verses a sexual orientation change



A man goes to a psychologist with a problem. "Doctor," he says, "I'm suffering terribly. I feel like a woman trapped inside the body of a man. I want to become a woman."


The psychologist responds: "No problem. We can discuss this idea for a couple of years, and if you're still sure you want to be a woman, we can have a surgeon remove your penis, give you hormones for breast enlargement and make other changes to your body. Problem solved."


Gratified, the first patient leaves, followed by a second. "Doctor," he says, "I feel terrible. I'm a man but I feel attracted to other men. I want to change my sexual preference. I want to become heterosexual." The psychologist responds: "Oh no, absolutely not! That would be unethical. Sexual orientation is an immutable characteristic!"


The irony of this little tale is that, while reading like a joke, it is in reality an accurate description of the mental health professions today. While dismissing and condemning reparative therapy for homosexual orientation, the majority of psychiatrists and psychologists in Anglophone North America have embraced the concept of "sex change," a procedure that does nothing more than mutilate the patient to appease his confused mind.


Read more at LifeSiteNews

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Children for sale


RECENT ads targeting women college students in America have offered them free holidays in India in exchange for parting with their eggs during their visit, with Indian women teamed to become paid surrogates and return the product – the student’s child – to those who commissioned it.


There is a general judgement that the sale of human eggs, sperm or embryos is contrary to human dignity. Whatever the child-friendly goals of the practice, it evokes distant echoes of the sale of human beings in slavery.


One of the wrongs involved in the historic slave-trade, apart from the condition of slavery itself, was that tens of millions of inhabitants of West and Central Africa were taken to the Americas, and so deprived of their genetic and cultural inheritance. The “Stolen Generation” of aboriginal children in Australia who were placed with European families, is another example of people being deprived of their genetic and cultural inheritance.


Owning and selling slaves is considered offensive – should selling babies be OK?




Read more at MercatorNet

Monday, August 10, 2009

Same-sex marriage will increase sexual confusion and sexual experimentation by young people



Same-sex marriage will increase sexual confusion and sexual experimentation by young people. The implicit and explicit message of same-sex marriage is that all choices are equally acceptable and desirable. So, even children from traditional homes—influenced by the all-sexual-options-are-equal message—will grow up thinking it doesn’t matter whom one relates to sexually or marries. Holding such a belief will lead some—if not many—impressionable young people to consider sexual and marital arrangements they never would have contemplated previously. And children from homosexual families, who are already more likely to experiment sexually, would do so to an even greater extent, because not only was non-traditional sexuality role-modeled by their parents, it was also approved by their society.



Read more at MercatorNet

Thursday, August 6, 2009

New Research finds that condom use is associated with depression and suicidal tendencies



PROFESSOR Stuart Brody of the University of the West of Scotland has found that condom use during intercourse is associated with "psychological immaturity and predisposition to poorer mental health," including depression and suicidal tendencies.


In the study, titled, "Condom Use for Penile-Vaginal Intercourse is Associated with Immature Psychological Defense Mechanisms," heterosexual sex without using condoms is more likely to make people happy than sex with condoms.


Brody wrote, "The more often they have sex without condoms, the better their mental health." His findings suggest that condom use negates the mental health benefits of what he called "evolutionarily relevant sex." He theorized that there is a direct biochemical response in natural heterosexual relations that is blocked by condoms.



From a philosophical perspective, the use of condoms attempts to separate sex from its intended purpose. The use of condoms also prevents the couple from giving themselves totally to each other as a gift of self.


Read more at LifeSiteNews

Sunday, August 2, 2009

THE head of the Australian Medical Association Dr Andrew Pesc has said single women and gay couples should not have access to IVF


"Fertility treatment is there to treat diseases that cause infertility, it shouldn't be there as a lifestyle choice. For example, single women (who choose IVF) don't have a disease, they just don't have a partner. Same-sex couples, they don't have disease but they are using an option that gets around the natural order of things," Dr Pesce said.


If we do allow single women and gay couples to manufacture children, then we are condemning the children to a fatherless existence. Current research indicates that children do best in society when raised by their own biological mother and father.

Dr Pesce later contacted the Sunday Herald Sun and said his comments were "clumsy" and a mistake. Gay and Lesbian Lobby Group convenor Emily Gray called for Dr Pesce to resign immediately. I guess Dr Pesce fears that he might lose his job if he doesn't go along with the whole "gay is ok" agenda.

Ms Gray went on to say...

"He shouldn't be holding a position of responsibility if he's going to discriminate against (same-sex couples') entitlement to the same medical treatment as everyone else."


Not all discrimination is bad Ms Gray. We discriminate against paedophiles from being in contact with children. What about the fact that a child from a same sex couple relationship will be either fatherless of motherless? Isn't that a form of discrimination?


http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/story/0,21985,25867920-661,00.html

Friday, July 31, 2009

Sound reasons why we should not go down the path of legalizing euthanasia


In Tasmania a private members bill was recently introduced by the Greens to see euthanasia legalized. There are many sound reasons why we should not go down the path of legalizing euthanasia.


There really can be no safeguards in legalised euthanasia. The Dutch experience is an excellent example of this. Dr John Keown found that in 1990, 52 per cent of the 10,558 cases of a doctor’s intent to hasten death were done with no explicit request from the patient.


Palliative care is one of the great overlooked issues in the whole debate. What the terminally ill want is pain relief, not an end to life. Euthanasia, should never be legalised. Instead, more effort should be put into reducing pain, not killing the sufferer.


Read more at ChristianToday

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Same sex "marriage" is a burden on society


When "disparities" are noticed between both-sex couples and same-sex couples, courts may order government programs to correct those disparities. For example, if a study shows that depression is more common in same-sex couples than bride+groom couples, taxpayers may be obligated to pay for treatment programs targeted towards same-sex couples in an effort to correct this disparity. Any evidence that these disparities are a result of the relationships being inherently different will be rejected.

Same-sex couples may be granted the "right" to taxpayer funding for reproductive technology and programs, including fertility treatments and surrogate mothers, to correct the "inequality" with both-sexes couples who are able to conceive children at no cost.

It will be the official government position that homosexual sodomy is equivalent to coitus and that men and women are not only equal but interchangeable.

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Read more at "The Opine Editorials"

Saturday, July 25, 2009

When same sex "marriage" is legalised, religious people suffer



Orville Nichols, 71, was fined by a human rights tribunal for refusing to "marry" two men based on his Christian religious beliefs.


Nichols, who served as a marriage commissioner from 1983 was approached by the complainant, only identified as M.J., in April 2005 to conduct the ceremony. Nichols informed M.J. that he was available, but when he realized that M.J.'s partner, B.R., was a man, he told them that he could not "marry" them based on his religious beliefs.


Nichols was fined $2,500 by the tribunal in June 2008, which decided that as an official of the government, Nichols was not entitled to have his religious beliefs accommodated.

According to the judge, Nichols' religious views are not relevant in how he conducts his job. "In that capacity [as marriage commissioner], his personal religious beliefs do not matter," she wrote.


As a public official, she said, Nichols is obliged to perform civil marriages according to the statutes in the Marriage Act, which allows same-sex "marriages." "I am sympathetic to the argument that a public official acting as government is at the same time an individual whose religious views demand respect," she wrote. "However, a public official has a far greater duty to ensure that s/he respects the law and the rule of law. A marriage commissioner is, to the public, a representative of the state. She or he is expected by the public to enforce, observe and honour the laws binding his or her actions. If a marriage commissioner cannot do that, she or he cannot hold that position."

Read more at LifeSiteNews

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Tasmanian Archbishop Adrian Doyle has called on parishioners to help lobby against the Dying With Dignity Bill



Archbishop Doyle will make a submission to the parliamentary inquiry examining the bill and he wants other Catholics to do the same. He says any direct intervention to terminate a human life is morally unacceptable and politicians need to realise the importance of the decision they are to make.


The Bill will place Catholic health and aged care institutions at odds with their code of ethical standards, which supports palliative care rather than allowing patients to commit suicide. People who work in hospitals and aged care homes could be placed in difficult positions.


The name of this bill is misleading. There is nothing dignified in killing yourself. Humans have an enormous value, this is why we should never kill them but provide palliative care when they suffer.


Source http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/07/23/2633997.htm

Monday, July 20, 2009

Over 20,000 people march to support life for the unborn



Over 20,000 people gathered in the southern Cameroon city of Douala last Saturday to stage a peaceful protest march against the country's ratification of the Maputo Protocol, which led to the legalization of abortion throughout much of Africa "in cases of rape, incest or when the pregnancy is determined to put the mother's physical or psychological health in danger."


The marchers, some carrying placards which read "abortion is an abomination," and "do not legalise sin," marched for almost two hours and converged on Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral where a special Mass was said
.

Read more at LifeSiteNews

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Kids do best when raised by a married mother and father


Children do best when raised by a married mother and father. It’s within this environment that children are most likely to be exposed to the emotional and psychological experiences they need in order to thrive.

Men and women bring diversity to parenting; each makes unique contributions to the rearing of children that can’t be replicated by the other. Mothers and fathers simply are not interchangeable. Two women can both be good mothers, but neither can be a good father.



Read more at MercatorNet

Saturday, July 11, 2009

ACL reports that the move to legalise adoption by same sex couples is ideologically driven by gay activists


The Australian Christian Lobby has told a NSW parliamentary inquiry that the move to legalise adoption by same sex couples was ideologically driven.


ACL spokesman Lyle Shelton said...

"The move to legalise adoption by same-sex couples was ideologically driven by gay activists. Not content with having discrimination removed, (they) are now pursuing symbolic gains and holding up children as trophies for their own agenda."


The parliamentary inquiry follows a request from Community Services Minister Linda Burney to look at altering the NSW Adoption Act to allow same sex couples to adopt.


The Australian Christian Lobby (ACL) told the Standing Committee of Law and Justice's inquiry into adoption by same sex couples that children should ideally be raised by a mother and father and that homosexual relationships did not provide a stable environment for a child.



"Research shows that the most stable relationship is a married heterosexual relationship and that's where there is the least promiscuity."

http://livenews.com.au/news/gay-couples-using-kids-as-trophies-christian-lobby/2009/2/25/187405

Friday, July 10, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI...Openness to life is at the centre of true development



Some excerpts from Chapter II of Pope Benedict XVI’s new encyclical letter, “On Integral Human Development in Charity and Truth”


Not only does the situation of poverty still provoke high rates of infant mortality in many regions, but some parts of the world still experience practices of demographic control, on the part of governments that often promote contraception and even go so far as to impose abortion. In economically developed countries, legislation contrary to life is very widespread, and it has already shaped moral attitudes and praxis, contributing to the spread of an anti-birth mentality; frequent attempts are made to export this mentality to other States as if it were a form of cultural progress.


Openness to life is at the centre of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man's true good. If personal and social sensitivity towards the acceptance of a new life is lost, then other forms of acceptance that are valuable for society also wither away. The acceptance of life strengthens moral fibre and makes people capable of mutual help. By cultivating openness to life, wealthy peoples can better understand the needs of poor ones, they can avoid employing huge economic and intellectual resources to satisfy the selfish desires of their own citizens, and instead, they can promote virtuous action within the perspective of production that is morally sound and marked by solidarity, respecting the fundamental right to life of every people and every individual.


Morally responsible openness to life represents a rich social and economic resource... Formerly prosperous nations are presently passing through a phase of uncertainty and in some cases decline, precisely because of their falling birth rates; this has become a crucial problem for highly affluent societies. The decline in births, falling at times beneath the so-called “replacement level”, also puts a strain on social welfare systems, increases their cost, eats into savings and hence the financial resources needed for investment, reduces the availability of qualified labourers, and narrows the “brain pool” upon which nations can draw for their needs......It is thus becoming a social and even economic necessity once more to hold up to future generations the beauty of marriage and the family, and the fact that these institutions correspond to the deepest needs and dignity of the person. In view of this, States are called to enact policies promoting the centrality and the integrity of the family founded on marriage between a man and a woman, the primary vital cell of society, and to assume responsibility for its economic and fiscal needs, while respecting its essentially relational character.


Read more at MercatorNet

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

A fetus is a person too


A little while after my baby stopped moving they gave me an intravenous injection to help stimulate labor. I was in hard labor for 12 hours, all through the night. When finally I delivered, the nurses didn’t make it to my room in time. I delivered my daughter myself at 5:30 the next morning, October 31st. After I delivered her, I held her in my hands. I looked her over from top to bottom. She had a head of hair, and her eyes were opening. I looked at her little tiny feet and hands. Her fingers and toes even had little fingernails and swirls of fingerprints.


Everything was perfect. She was not a “fetus.” She was not a “product of conception.” She was a tiny human being. The pathology report listed her as more than seven inches from head to rump. With her legs extended, she was over a foot long. She weighed a pound-and-a-half, more than many of the premature babies being saved in incubators in every hospital in the country. But these vital statistics did not mention her most striking trait: She was my daughter. Twisted with agony. Silent and still. Dead.


It seemed like I held her for ten minutes or more, but it was probably only 30 seconds because as soon as the nurses came rushing in, they grabbed her from my hands and threw her–literally threw her–into a bedpan and carried her away.


This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Australia needs a new strategy to combat AIDS......and here it is.



The Department of Health and Ageing warns that previous marketing campaigns and preventative programs have failed to slow HIV infection.


The national HIV strategy expired a year ago and there are warnings new infections could climb by nearly 75 per cent. The government is under pressure to come up with a strategy as effective as the Grim Reaper ads of the 1980s.


Stancombe Research and Planning studied sexually active young Australians (aged 16-29) and found homosexual men and bisexuals had the greatest number of recent sexual partners and range of sexual activities experienced.

Only 3 per cent of heterosexual and homosexual women had six or more partners, compared with 8 per cent of heterosexual men, 16 per cent of bisexuals and 42 per cent of homosexual men.

Yes that's right 42 percent of homosexual men have had 6 or more recent sexual partners! Shocking isn't it!!

The strategy Australia is looking for lies in the comments put forward by Pope Benedict XVI on his recent trip to Africa. The Pope said that condoms are not the solution to the problem of AIDS in Africa. Instead he praised fidelity and abstinence as the only true way to combat AIDS.


Dr Edward C. Green, told MercatorNet that...

The not-enough-condoms explanation of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is driven "not by evidence, but by ideology, stereotypes, and false assumptions," Dr Green wrote last year in the journal First Things. And myths kill: "they result in efforts that are at best ineffective and at worst harmful, while the AIDS epidemic continues to spread and exact a devastating toll in human lives".


http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,25725468-23289,00.html


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MythBusters...Safe sex, condoms, AIDS prevention and other 21st century myths
Condoms as AIDS protection is just Russian Roulette...Pope Benedict XVI accused of distorting scientific evidence
Jonathan Clayton from “The Australian” has accused John Paul II of worsening the African AIDS crisis through the church's ban on the use of condoms
Prominent Ugandan AIDS activist Martin Ssempa thanked Pope Benedict for saying that condoms can exacerbate the problem of HIV/AIDS

Saturday, July 4, 2009

“The Purity Myth” by Jessica Valenti gets the thumbs down




Ms. Valenti presents many skewed facts in her publication regarding abstinence education, abstinence programs, and people in the abstinence movement. She doesn’t seem to get the fact that abstinence programs help young women (and men) build self-esteem, by having them take an inward look at how valuable they are as a person. It’s also learning to care about their bodies. By remaining abstinent, they are more likely to be healthy physically and emotionally when they enter a marital relationship.


Source

Unfortunately, for any female that would have the misfortune to take her teachings to heart she draws all the wrong conclusions from some of the harmful social propensities she observes. She too easily shrugs off the over sexualization of our nation's children and wrongly denies the danger it presents -- one of which is the growing rates of STDs in girls that I mentioned above. And forget about gender roles. She doesn't imagine there is such a thing.


Source

Thursday, July 2, 2009

A controversial women's group is calling on the Queensland Government to amend the criminal code to repeal abortion laws

Carla Gorton from the Cairns Women's Network says....

"By taking it out of the Crimes Act, it means that abortion can just be considered under normal health regulations, and be offered in a safe environment within the health system," she said.
Safe environment? Not very safe if your mother thinks she has the right to kill you in the womb. A mother's womb is one of the most dangerous places a child can be.


http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/06/11/2595081.htm

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Popular Roman Catholic Priest Fr. John Corapi has criticized the Canadian bishops for their rejection of Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical Humanae Vitae



Humanae Vitae denounced the use of artificial contraception.

The "infamous Winnipeg Statement was released shortly after Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical which undercut Paul VI's denunciation of all use of artificial contraception, indicating that Catholic couples might be able to use contraception in good conscience.


The long-term effects of rejecting the papal encyclical are "profound," says Fr. Corapi.

"The argument can be strongly made that the proliferation of abortion can pretty much be traced to artificial contraception. It's almost a cause-and-effect kind of thing, and Paul VI warned about that. But large numbers [of] Church leaders rejected it and were so bold as to even reject it in writing, and that's not without consequences."



Corapi says he blames the leadership of the Church, namely the bishops, priests, and theologians, for the large numbers of Catholics currently not attending Mass.

"You have to ask yourself why people have drifted away. We have control over the reasons inside the Church. You can start with the top."



Read more at LifeSiteNews

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Pope Benedict XVI...It takes courage to adhere to the faith of the Church



Closing the Year of St. Paul yesterday evening, Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the writings of St Paul.

"Speaking against the Magisterium of the Church is presented as courageous. In reality, however, it does not take courage for this, since you can always be sure of audience applause."

"Rather it takes courage to adhere to the faith of the Church, even if it contradicts the 'scheme' of the contemporary world. It is this non-conformism of the faith that Paul calls an 'adult faith."


Two examples of an 'adult faith' were given. First, "to commit to the inviolability of human life from the very beginning, thus radically opposing the principle of violence, in defense of the most defenseless humans." And second, "to recognize marriage between a man and a woman for life as a law of the Creator, restored again by Christ."


Read more at LifeSiteNews

Monday, June 29, 2009

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The new "human rights" legislation leaves Australia open to the manipulations of highly organised special interest groups.


Australian life and family advocate "The Endeavour Forum" is concerned with plans by "the Australian Human Rights Commission" (AHRC) to institute new "human rights" legislation modelled on that of Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms.


The Endeavour Forum warns that since the (AHRC) has "consistently failed" to protect the Christian values of the majority of Australians, "its probable recommendations will diminish, not enhance, our freedom leaving the country open to the manipulations of highly organised special interest groups.

Even as it stands, without a charter of human rights, anyone who "makes factually correct statements that sodomy spreads disease, the children thrive best when raised with a mother and a father" or that homosexuals may change their "orientation," is "labelled homophobic and punished accordingly."


"The homosexual agenda is not merely about removing 'discrimination' against homosexuals but about promoting the lifestyle to young children, about forcing individuals and organisations to accept that there is no intrinsic difference between homosexuality and heterosexuality, and about demanding homosexual 'marriage'."


Charles Francis, former MP of the Victorian State Parliament said that such a document would in fact present two distinct dangers to the democratic structure of Australia. It would muddy distinctions between the legislative powers and the judiciary, and leave the country open to abuses by politicized courts working at the behest of special interest lobbyists as has happened in Canada. The Canadian courts, he said, have found within its provisions "'legal' grounds to invalidate all laws against the killing of babies in utero ... and to re-write the marriage laws to include same-sex relationships."

Read more at LifeSiteNews

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Fatherhood begins at conception... and so does life





If fatherhood begins at conception, then so must life begin at conception. An abortion is simply the murder of an unborn child.

Thanks to "A Shepherds Voice"

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Australian politician Sarah Hanson-Young has put forward a private members Bill which would allow same sex couples to marry



The Bill "Marriage Equality Amendment Bill 2009" seeks to dismantle the Marriage Act by destroying the core meaning of marriage. Currently marriage is between one man and one woman with the both sexed nature of marriage providing stability for the raising of children.


Supporters of the bill claim that same sex marriage is a rights issue when in fact it is an issue about the meaning of marriage. The charge is made that same sex couples are being discriminated against. This of course is not true because anyone is able to get married regardless of their sexual orientation. Sexual orientation has nothing to do with the legality of marriage. People who have a same sex attraction are allowed to marry in Australia. They just need to marry a person of the opposite sex.

Society could be coerced into treating people in homosexual unions as if they were married but this would not give them the reality of marriage. It would not change the nature of their union to correspond to what marriage actually is. All society would be doing is playing a word game, stretching the term marriage so that it no longer picks out a particular human reality.


Tuesday, June 23, 2009

If prohibiting same-sex marriage is discriminatory, then disallowing any other marital grouping will also be deemed discriminatory


If society permits same-sex marriage, it also will have to allow other types of marriage. The legal logic is simple: If prohibiting same-sex marriage is discriminatory, then disallowing polygamous marriage, polyamorous marriage, or any other marital grouping will also be deemed discriminatory. The emotional and psychological ramifications of these assorted arrangements on the developing psyches and sexuality of children would be disastrous. And what happens to the children of these alternative marriages if the union dissolves and each parent then “remarries”? Those children could end up with four fathers, or two fathers and four mothers, or, you fill in the blank.

Read more at MercatorNet

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Teenage abortion in Western Australia is out of control



The Sunday Times has revealed the extent of teenage abortion in the state.

25 girls aged 14 or under had abortions in 2007.

In the past three years, about 100 girls aged 14 or under had abortions.



Abortion Grief Australia national director Julie Cook called for WA schools to focus more on the effects of abortion. Ms Cook said women who had an abortion were 3.6 times more likely to abuse hard drugs and twice as likely to be binge drinkers.

"Abortion can wreck young lives. If there was more education about the trauma of abortion in WA schools, I think there would be a lot more care-taking.''

"Girls who had an abortion often subconsciously have replacement pregnancies. They are subconsciously trying to bring a pregnancy
to full-term or they are suffering trauma reenactment.''

Source

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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Post abortion trauma


Soon afterwards I began to withdraw from those who loved me, especially from my family since they had supported and encouraged me to have the abortion. There was a part of me that didn’t want to be loved, especially by those who had known me before. I was filled with guilt and sorrow. I felt empty, and I lived under a constant feeling of dread. Newborn infants caught my eye and filled me with longing, but I was afraid to touch them. Whenever a friend would offer to let me hold her baby, I would always refuse. I was too afraid of my own destructiveness. I was terrified that I might somehow hurt another child…


This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Same sex couples wanting access to IVF and donor sperm may not be fit to be parents



The Assisted Reproductive Treatment Bill, passed in Victoria last December, gave lesbian and single women access to donor sperm and additional IVF services, but it also made it compulsory for all women and their partners, and any man donating sperm, to have police and child protection record searches.


Shadow health spokeswoman Helen Shardey claims the Government has failed to develop an IT program to run the police checks.


New research suggests that same sex couples may never be fit enough to raise children.

Dr Trayce Hansen, a US psychologist, analysed nine pro-homosexual studies of same-sex parenting. She found that, although the researchers said there was ‘no difference’, in reality they actually show that children raised by homosexual couples are 4 to 7 times more likely to be homosexual.

She found the researchers did not include their findings about this increased likelihood in their ‘summaries’ and in some cases did not even refer to the results in the main body of their findings.


Source



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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Children do best when raised by a married mother and father

Children do best when raised by a married mother and father. It’s within this environment that children are most likely to be exposed to the emotional and psychological experiences they need in order to thrive.




Read more at MercatorNet

Sunday, June 14, 2009

"The Wonder of Life" education program has been banned from NSW schools because the creator supports a child's right to life


The Wonder of Life (Before Birth) was approved by the NSW Department of Education and Training in March to be taught in years 5 and 6 as part of the personal development, health and physical education curriculum.


The department has now banned the group from visiting schools and announced a review because the program's creator, Bruce Coleman, is supportive of pro life groups in Australia and in the US. Mr Coleman is a former executive director of the pro life group, NSW Right to Life.

In an interview with the Herald, Mr Coleman said when abortion is raised, he responds by explaining to them the value of life.

"I just state clearly that abortion is the taking of an unborn life".


Mr Coleman's company, The Choices of Life Incorporated, is the Australian distributor of pro life merchandise marketed by the US company Heritage House, some of which, such as a range of life-sized foetal dolls, is used in the program for NSW schools.

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

What abortion can do for you!


Before that needle had entered my abdomen I had liked myself. Though I may have had my share of problems, I had seen myself as basically a good person. I wasn’t into any wild scenes. I was a good housewife and a loving mother. I was happy to be me. But when that needle entered my womb, when it pulled out the nurturing fluid of motherhood and replaced it with that venom of death, when the child I had abandoned suddenly began its struggle within me, I hated myself. It was that fast.


Every bit of self-esteem, every value I held dear, every hope of which I had ever dreamed–all were stripped away by the poison of that one vain act. Every memory of joy was now tainted by the stench of death. That moment of desperation which had led me to this “healer’s table” had now positioned itself as ruler of my life. I had abandoned myself to despair and despair was my future. There was no way to stop it. There was no way to put everything back the way it had been. I no longer had any control, any choice. I was powerless. I was weak. I was a murderer.


This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Sunday, June 7, 2009

New York Catholic Bishops remind the people that same sex “marriage” would radically change the timeless institution of marriage.



The Catholic Bishops of New York have issued a letter urging the state senate to reject a bill, that would legalize same-sex “marriage.” The measure is “ill-advised” and “would radically change the timeless institution of marriage,” the bishops’ letter said.


“Throughout history, different cultures have had different customs regarding marriage. But the one constant has been the conviction that marriage is the union of a man and a woman in an enduring bond, ordered for the procreation and stable rearing of children.

Nature and our common heritage, and not simply Catholic teaching, defines the meaning of marriage.

The state has a compelling legal interest in promoting marriage between men and women in order to create stable families and provide for the safety, health and well-being of children.

The state has no such compelling legal interest in recognizing a relationship between two people of the same sex,” the bishops said.


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Saturday, June 6, 2009

What is the Prevention First Act ?


Taxpayer funded contraception with the exclusion of abstinence only sex eduction programs.


Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Thousands celebrate in California, marriage is between one man and one woman


Thousands celebrate as last week's state Supreme Court ruling upheld Proposition 8 which defined marriage in the state of California as between one man and one woman. About 3,000 marriage supporters rallied in front of Fresno City Hall on Sunday evening in support of marriage.


The Rev. Jim Franklin, pastor of Cornerstone Church said

"It's not Prop. 8 anymore, It's now an official part of our constitution. It upholds the people's right to govern themselves and it defines marriage in the state of California as between one man and one woman."


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Monday, June 1, 2009

Australian scientists from the University of New South Wales have used adult stem cells to improve the sight of people with cornea damage


The researchers used limbal stem cells which are found within the eye. They removed small samples of stem cells from the eyes of the three patients - two men and a woman - and grew them on contact lenses. The patients then wore the lenses for 10 days. During that period, the stem cells moved off the lenses and onto the damaged corneas.

The cells can be taken from any healthy part of the eye and, because they are from the patient's own body, the transplant will not be rejected.


Loane Skene, professor of law at the University of Melbourne and former Deputy Chair of the Lockhart Committee on human cloning and embryo research, said that the use of a patient's own stem cells is no more ethically contentious than a skin transplant.

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Thursday, May 28, 2009

Abortion means death to a child


For some reason it had never entered my mind that with an abortion she would have to die. I had never wanted my baby to die; I only wanted to get rid of my “problem.” But it was too late to turn back now. There was no way to save her. So instead I talked to her. I tried to comfort her. I tried to ease her pain. I told her I didn’t want to do this to her, but it was too late to stop it. I didn’t want her to die. I begged her not to die. I told her I was sorry, to forgive me, that I was wrong, that I didn’t want to kill her.


For two hours I could feel her struggling inside me. But then, as suddenly as it began, she stopped. Even today, I remember her very last kick on my left side. She had no strength left. She gave up and died. Despite my grief and guilt, I was relieved that her pain was finally over. But I was never the same again. The abortion killed not only my daughter; it killed a part of me.



This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Bishop Richard Malone has condemned the recent same sex marriage laws highlighting the negative consequences of such arrangements

"Same-sex marriage is a dangerous sociological experiment that I believe will have negative consequences for society as a whole," said Bishop Richard Malone.

"Children will be taught in schools that same-sex marriage and traditional marriage are simply different expressions of the same thing, and that the logical and consistent understanding that marriage and reproduction are intrinsically linked is no longer valid," he continued. "These are profound changes that will reverberate throughout society with tragic consequences."


Soon after Maine Gov. John Baldacci approved the state's same-sex "marriage" legislation May 6, the Portland diocese condemned the law and announced that it would support a voter's referendum to overturn it.


The California-based Empowering Spirits Foundation, a homosexualist group, is seeking to strip the Catholic Diocese of Portland of its tax-exempt status, after the diocese announced it would gather support for a voter's referendum on the new same-sex "marriage" law.

Read more at LifeSiteNews

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Same sex marriage generates confusion HB436



Government regulates marriage for the benefit of society; to ensure the best possible emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual outcome for the potential posterity of the marital union. It doesn't matter that that union may be sterile or that it may end up in divorce. Just because the human execution is malfunctioning (sterility) or flawed (divorce) or even broken (abuse), does not make the divine institution flawed. Marriage is what it is and those who pretend otherwise are endangering not only themselves by exposing their tender feelings to more disappointment (marriage appropriation will not yield the acceptance they so yearn for), but our country's innocent future as well - the children.

Thoughtful comment from Pearl Diver

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Saline abortion procedure


The first thing he did was withdraw 60 cc’s of amniotic fluid. At that point I started to feel afraid for my baby. I could feel her thrashing about, scared by this intrusion. I wanted to scream out, “Please, stop. Don’t do this to me!” But I just couldn’t get it out. I was petrified with fear.


After the fluid was withdrawn, he injected 200 cc’s of the saline solution–half a pint of concentrated salt solution. From then on, it was terrible. My baby began thrashing about–it was like a regular boxing match in there. She was in pain. The saline was burning her skin, her eyes, her throat. It was choking her, making her sick. She was in agony, trying to escape. She was scared and confused at how her wonderful little home had suddenly been turned into a death trap.



This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Sunday, May 17, 2009

Abortion and IVF, a contradiction in human life



Childless couples undergoing IVF have been left devastated after an incubator failed at a Deakin clinic this week, destroying at least five embryos.

The Sydney IVF clinic in Canberra told couples that embryos had died after an apparent malfunction.

One patient wrote that she was gutted by the loss of nearly all her embryos and spent several hours in tears after hearing the news.

Source


If human embryos are just clumps of tissue as abortion supporters claim, then why are parents getting upset about the loss of their embryos? Aren't they just clumps of tissue?


If human embryos are really human and alive, then why does society allow the slaughter of these children to occur?

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Victim of abortion gives testimony


The third lie in my “counseling” was a lie of omission. He never told me any of the risks involved. Only later did I find out that if he had hit a vein, the saline solution could have made me violently ill or caused any number of other complications, including death. He told me none of this. Instead he made it sound like a simple and relatively painless procedure.


I was so naive. I trusted him. After all, he was a doctor. A respected and educated man. And like everyone else, I had always heard that legal abortion was “safe and easy.” It wasn’t until he had me on the table that I began to question these illusions. It wasn’t until he pulled out an enormous syringe that I became scared. The needle alone was four inches long. Suddenly I realized that this was not going to be as easy as he had implied.


This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Physicians in Montana could be facing "kill-on-demand" orders from patients who want to commit suicide


Physicians could be ordered to help patients commit suicide if a district court judge's opinion pending before the state Supreme Court is affirmed.


Robert Baxter filed the lawsuit along with four physicians in the state's district court system. They were aided in the case by the assisted suicide advocacy group Compassion & Choices, formerly known as the Hemlock Society.

Baxter told the organization's magazine that society already provides death when animals are suffering. "I just feel if we can do it for animals," Baxter said, "we can do it for human beings."


We kill animals when they are suffering because they are not worth the effort in providing palliative care. Humans have an enormous value, this is why we should never kill them but provide palliative care when they suffer.


M. Casey Mattox, a lawyer with the CLS said the decision to create a constitutional right to 'obtain assistance from a medical care provider in the form of obtaining a prescription for lethal drugs' threatens the rights of healthcare professionals. Medical professionals should not be coerced to violate the Hippocratic Oath in order to practice.
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Friday, May 8, 2009

Adult stem cells used to treat heart attack

A small, privately held Covington laboratory is breaking new ground in treating heart disease and limb ischemia with adult stem cells.

In late March, TCA medical director Dr. Gabriel Lasala presented the preliminary findings. The trial included 10 patients and all demonstrated significant recovery.

TCA's successes include Penny Kibideaux, who was scheduled for a leg amputation when her physicians sent her to Lasala. Kibideaux received a stem cell infusion in November and a few weeks later was able to walk through malls to do her Christmas shopping.

Read more at LouisianaMedicalNews

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Abortion Testimony


The second lie [the abortionist told me] came during my “counseling session,” when I asked, “What are you going to do to me if I have this abortion?” All he did was look at my stomach and say, “I’m going to take a little fluid out, put a little fluid in, you’ll have severe cramps and expel the fetus.” “Is that all?” I asked. “That’s it.” “O.K.,” I said. It was only later, after the abortion had begun, that I was to learn that what he described as “cramps” was actually the labor process. These “severe cramps” were not just going to make my pregnancy magically disappear. Instead, I was going to go through all the motions of normal childbirth–water breaking, labor pains, etc. The only difference was that the baby I would deliver would be dead.


After telling me I had to have the abortion within the next 24-hours, Dr. F- scheduled me for a saline abortion in the hospital that same afternoon. Ironically, a little while after my abortion a nurse who worked at the hospital told me that Fong always scheduled his abortions for the same day that the patient contacted him. At one time he had admitted patients to the hospital the night before the surgery so that they could be observed and their food intake limited. But when some of his patients had changed their minds during the night, sometimes after questioning nurses about what actually would happen, he began to insist on doing the abortions immediately. Too many patients, and profits, were slipping out the front door.



This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Monday, May 4, 2009

Controversial book "Where do I Really Come From?" indoctrinates children into normalizing lesbian relationships



The controversial children's book, Where do I Really Come From?, teaches children about lesbian mothers getting pregnant using sperm donors is being given to children as young as two.

The book's publisher "Learn to Include" markets the book as suitable for two-year-olds.

One chapter reads.

"Sometimes, a woman really wants to have a baby but she doesn't want to have intercourse with a man."

"Some women want to bring up a baby by themselves, or with another woman, so the baby gets two mums."

This type of book is an obvious attempt to indoctrinate children into the false belief that same sex sexual relationships are acceptable. Same sex attraction is a disorder and people who suffer from it need help in living a chaste lifestyle. Those who do enter into same sex sexual relationships are abusing their sexual abilities. Books like this one are an attempt to make these relationships acceptable in our society.

The book also asserts that "what a woman wants" is more important than a child having both a mother and father. It deliberately rejects a child's right to have a mother and father in favour of selfish adult desires.

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Friday, May 1, 2009

An abortionist in action





Thanks to Jill Stanek

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Video of Alan Duncan UK Politician saying on a comedy show that he would kill Miss California, Carrie Prejean, for her remarks against gay "marriage."



Mr. Duncan, on the BBC comedy news show "Have I Got News For You" on Friday, described Prejean as a "silly b**ch." He added,

"If you read that Miss California has been murdered, you will know it was me, won't you?"



Prejean made the remarks during the recent Miss USA beauty pageant where Perez Hilton, one of the judges in the competition, asked Miss California's Carrie Prejean: "Vermont recently became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage. Do you think every state should follow suit? Why or why not?"

Prejean answered: "I think it's great Americans are able to choose one or the other. We live in a land that you can choose same-sex marriage or opposite marriage. And you know what, in my country, in my family I think that I believe that a marriage should be between a man and a woman. No offense to anybody there, but that's how I was raised and that's how I think it should be - between a man and a woman."







You can see in the video by the look on Duncan's face that he knows he has said something stupid. The problem is, what happens if some nut does kill Carrie Prejean? Isn't this hate speech of the first degree? Inciting violence against another person because of their beliefs?

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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

A Christian teacher has been suspended after he complained about the use of training time to promote the idea that homosexuality is normative



Kwabena Peat, 54, was one of several teachers that walked out of his school's compulsory training day in January, at which Sue Sanders, a prominent UK homosexualist activist, suggested that those who do not accept homosexuality as normal have 'issues' that need to be addressed.

During the presentation Sanders started promoting homosexual lifestyles and suggested that those who had objections should sort out their prejudices.

Mr. Peat wrote to the three staff members who organized the session at Park View Academy complaining about Sanders' "aggressive" presentation. Peat was suspended with pay pending outcome of disciplinary investigations after the staff members complained that, although they were senior to him, they felt "harassed and intimidated" by his complaint.


Andrea Minichiello Williams, barrister and director of the Christian Legal Centre said that the "legitimate orthodox Christian view as expressed by Mr. Peat, however disagreeable others may find it, should not be construed as harassment or discrimination."

The "Christian Legal Centre" is right. Disagreeing with the homosexual lifestyle is not a form of harassment, just as disagreeing with child molestation is not a form of harassment but simply a judgment about a particular behaviour.

Sue Sanders is doing the homosexual community a great disservice by telling people that homosexuality is normative. Same sex attraction is a disorder that needs to be treated. Sufferers either need to be cured of it or at least given strategies to live a chaste lifestyle.

Homosexual acts are a different matter. The purpose of sexual intercourse is to reproduce the human race, it is part of our nature. Every sexual act needs to be open to the possibility of new life in order to correspond with its purpose. Homosexual sex will never produce new life due to the very nature of the act therefore will not fulfill the purpose of sex.

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Sunday, April 26, 2009

The Dominican Republic passes a bill to preserve life for the unborn



Unborn children are now safe from abortion thanks to President Leonel Fernandez of the Dominican Republic. In a remarkable vote the lawmakers put down abortion's blood drain by a whopping 167 to 32.


Dominican Republic is a Caribbean gem nestled between Haiti, the North Atlantic and the Caribbean Sea.


The decision to quit abortion was driven by the efforts of the Catholic Church under the guidance of Santo Domingo's Cardinal Nicolas de Jesus Lopez who went on record for saying that

pro abortionists were "butchers and merchants." He emphasized that the interests of the pro-abortionist was largely about profit and had little to do with choices as it is touted in America.


Actual abortion videos were shown as well on national TV that the Dominicans found unbelievable and wholly repugnant.


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Saturday, April 25, 2009

Radical environmentalist Sandra Kanck president of "Sustainable Population Australia" wants the nation to adopt a one child policy



Sustainable Population Australia, national president, Sandra Kanck said this week that Australia's 22 million people must be reduced to 7 million and that restricting each couple to one baby, as China does, is "one way of assisting to reduce the population" and avoiding "environmental suicide."

Population increase, she said, means, "more cars on the road, more coal-fired electricity generated. It entails more houses and other consumer products. It uses more cement, energy and water which all results in more greenhouse gas emissions."

Population increase is not to blame for increased resource use but rather the increase in number of households and over indulgent lifestyles are to blame. House size has increased over the past 20 to 30 years while the number of people living in those houses has decreased as Australia's families have fewer and fewer children. This means that larger rooms need to be heated and cooled while fewer people live in them.


Divorce is another cause of increased greenhouse emissions. A single household of six becomes two households of three when families are split apart. More underpopulated households means an inefficient use of resources and increased greenhouse gases.


Stephen Mosher, President of the Population Research Institute, responded to Kanck's proposal, saying that to suggest that Australia is overpopulated stretches the imagination.

"The Radical Environmentalists in Australia, as everywhere else, think of people as a pestilence. They are determined to reduce their number, even if this means adopting China's one-child policy, with its forced restrictions on birth. And even if this means destroying the economy, and condemning the elderly to a hand-to-mouth existence as the pension funds go belly up." Australia's most pressing "population problem," is "too few people." "I'm actually more than happy for the radical enviros to voluntarily adopt a one-child policy - they have, for the most part, already done so - but they shouldn't try and impose it on the rest of us."


Despite Australia's economic success, some have warned that population implosion is looming with the country's shrinking birth rate and reliance on immigration to sustain its work force. Gail Instance, the head of Australia's Family Life International, has said,

"Common sense tells us that we are committing national suicide. We had better make up our minds about who we want to give this country to--since we don't seem to want it ourselves."

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Thursday, April 23, 2009

NancyJo Mann’s Abortion Experience


My mother made all the arrangements. She called my ob/gyn and he said he wouldn’t do an abortion, much less a second trimester. He told her that the only one in town that would do it was Dr. P. F-, a prominent doctor in that area. Without losing a moment of time for reflection or doubts, my mother and I went over to see him. When he learned that I was seeking an abortion, he immediately had me brought into an examination room.


After a quick examination, my abortionist told me that I would have to have the abortion done within the next 24-hours or I would be outside the limit of the law. Of course this wasn’t true, but I didn’t know that then. Abortions are legal throughout all three trimesters, right up to the day before birth, and I was still well within the second trimester. He just used this little lie to pressure me into making a quick decision.


This testimony was originally published in 1987 in the book "Aborted Women, Silent No More".


Read the whole article at Domestic Divapalooza

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Tegan Leach charged with procuring her own miscarriage and Sergie Brennan, charged with supplying drugs to procure an abortion



Tegan Simone Leach, 19, faced Cairns Magistrates’ Court yesterday on a charge of procuring her own miscarriage while her partner Sergie Brennan, 21, is charged with attempting to procure an abortion and supplying drugs to procure an abortion.

Police have alleged Mr Brennan organised for his sister to obtain the abortion pill misoprostol from her doctor in the Ukraine and smuggle it into Australia on a flight to Cairns.

Medical abortions are legal in Australia but only under the supervision of prescribing doctors.

Cairns gynaecologist Caroline de Costa said,
"Abortion should not be a crime; it should be controlled by the same health regulations that control things like removing an appendix or treating pneumonia. It is the only part of our health care that is in the criminal code."

Abortion always is and always will be a crime. Abortionists like de Costa don't seem to realise that pregnancy is not a disease like pneumonia or just a part of a person's body like an appendix. When an abortion occurs the death of an unborn child is the result.
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Saturday, April 18, 2009

A selection of dumb comments from Susie O'Brien of the Herald Sun.



But his (Cardinal George Pell) recent support for the Pope's claims that condoms contribute to the spread of AIDS in Africa can't pass without condemnation.


Condoms feed a promiscuous lifestyle. Promiscuity spreads AIDS. If everyone did what the Pope said and remained faithful to his/her spouse AIDS would not spread.


An estimated 23 million people are currently living with HIV or AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa and 1.5 million Africans die from the condition every year.


Yea and the west has been pumping Africa with condoms for years and years and its not getting any better.

I can't understand the Catholic Church's obsession with birth control.

I can't understand secular societies obsession with birth control. The church isn't obsessed with contraception at all in fact the church would prefer if contraception were to vanish from the face of the earth.

Condoms work. They save lives. Pell should look at the science before shooting off at the mouth.

Yes lets look at the science. Dr. Edward Green of Harvard University's Center for Population and Development Studies says that, "There is a consistent association shown by our best studies between greater availability and use of condoms and higher (not lower) HIV-infection rates."

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