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18 Dec 2007 Report Says Vancouver “Safe Injection” Site a Failure

By Gudrun Schultz  Lifesite NewsVANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 4, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A Vancouver safe-injection site for drug addicts has not reached the goals that proponents of the facility claim, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of Global Drug Policy and Practice. The controversial Insite facility, the first of its kind in North America, opened as a pilot project over three years ago in Vancouver‘s notorious Downtown Eastside. Heroin or cocaine addicts are provided with clean needles and allowed to inject themselves with their own heroin or cocaine under a nurse’s supervision.
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18 Dec 2007 Riding in the Dark

by Rod Taylor [Republished with permission from CHP Skeena-Bulkley Valley]Every year we lose a riding in Canada. That is, we lose every person in the riding. That is, we lose the population equivalent of one federal riding. I refer, of course, to the more than 100,000 innocents killed each year by abortion. The Skeena-Bulkley Valley Riding, showed a population of 99,474 souls in 2004. That is, the combined populations of Smithers, Telkwa, Terrace, the Hazeltons, Kitimat, Prince Rupert, the Queen Charlotte Islands, Moricetown, Dease Lake, Telegraph Creek, Atlin, Gitseguecla, Lower Post, Fort St. James, Houston, Burns Lake, New Aiyansh, Port Edward, Bella Bella, Bella Coola, Lachkaltsap, Iskut, Gitanyow, Quick and all the smaller communities add up to less than the number of babies we allow to be killed in Canada each year.
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12 Dec 2007 Four Stupid Arguments Against Gay Marriage… and one good one!

by Jon Dykstra(originally appeared in the April 2004 issue of Reformed Perspective and was the winner of the 2004 Word Guild award for Best Feature article) When a Christian politician asked me to write a brochure defending traditional Marriage I thought it would be an easy task – something I could complete in a couple of hours. Three weeks later I still wasn’t finished. The problem was every time I found a good argument defending traditional Marriage I discovered that a gay marriage advocate had come up with an even better rebuttal. My favorite Christian columnists weren’t doing any better. They were fixated on a mere handful of arguments, all of which initially seemed convincing, but ultimately none of them measured up. For example: “Marriage has been this way for thousands of years, so why change it now?”
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12 Dec 2007 Two Tales of Trade for Teens

by Jon DykstraAs Christians we know that man is prone to all sorts of evil, but we often forget that man is also prone to all sorts of stupidity. Much damage is done by well meaning people who embrace a bad cause – they aren’t trying to do evil, just the opposite in fact, but evil is done because these “good” people are acting out of their ignorance. In Economics this well meant ignorance has often caused serious harm. For example, most of us would be against any sort of child labor. We abhor child labor, especially when the alternative is sending these same kids to school instead. But when the compassionate campaign against child labor moved Nike and Reebok to close plants in Pakistan and lay off 50,000 child workers in Bangladesh, these children didn’t go to school instead. The reason they were working in the first place was because they needed the very basics of life, so when they were laid off, thousands turned to prostitution, crime or simply starved to death.[1]
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12 Dec 2007 BC Corren Agreement

Comments on the proposed Social Justice 12 Curriculumby Rod Taylor [CHP Skeena-Bulkley Valley]Background: the BC Ministry of Education, in cooperation with Attorney General Wally Oppal, made a deal with two homosexual teachers (Corren and Corren), which gave the two men unprecedented influence over the development of new curricula for use in BC schools. The following commentary points out several obvious problem passages for family-values advocates.The following comments on the proposed Social Justice 12 “Integrated Resource Package” (Curriculum) are merely specific points in regard to this blatant attempt by the BC government to introduce significant philosophical changes to current public school curricula.
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05 Dec 2007 Giving Birth to Healing – Why All Prospective Parents Should Consider Donating Cord Blood

Giving Birth to Healing – Why All Prospective Parents Should Consider Donating Cord Blood By Mark Penninga Blood – It’s in us to give. Many of us donate blood because it is an easy way to help those in need. But few are aware that every time a baby is born, the umbilical cord and placenta are filled with a most precious type of blood that can also be donated. Generally referred to as cord blood (i.e. from the umbilical cord), this blood is rich in stem cells....

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26 Nov 2007 Reformed Perspective Magazine

Reformed Perspective Magazine Subscribing to Reformed Perspective magazine will ensure that you are fed with a Biblical perspective on issues that matter. It is Canadian, current, and a pleasure to read. The web might be a helpful resource, but it is no substitute for a good magazine in the home. Annual Subscription Rates: Canada and USA: $50.00* (2 years $93.00, 3 years $137.00)*International (Canadian funds) $68.00 (2 years $124.00, 3 years $182.00) *including 5% G.S,T. (G.S.T. No. R 118929272) Subscription...

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23 Nov 2007 Act Now> Unborn Victims of Crime Private Member’s Bill

Now is the time to show your support for Bill C-484. Here are some options: 1) Contact your MP, the Justice Minister, and the Prime Minister. For talking points, check out Ken Epp's fact sheets available on his personal website here. 2) Click here for a PDF of a petition that you can use to collect signatures in support of this legislation. Simply print it off, collect at least 25 signatures, and give it to your MP or to Ken Epp, the MP who introduced this bill. Do this as...

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