Perth Rally for Life

The 15th Perth Rally for Life will be held tonight Tues 21 May starting at 7pm in the lawn area adjacent to Parliament House and facing Hay Street with a prayer service. (You  may wish to bring a blanket or folding chair to sit on). This will be followed by a short walk up the hill to Parliament House around 8pm where the rally will be met by prolife MPs who need encouragement to continue the fight for the defence of human life. The event is organised by the Coalition for the Defence of Human Life. Last year an estimated 800 people attended the rally.

Action: The CDHL is seeking funds to support its work. Mail cheques made payable to Coalition for the Defence of Human Life to: The Secretary, CDHL, PO Box 945 Claremont WA 6010 (Please include a note with your name and address); or donate by Electronic Funds Transfer to BSB 306 054  Acc No. 4158454 (Please use your surname and suburb as a reference to help us identify your donation). 

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Muslim Numbers in Canada Rises

muslimvillage.com reports that in Canada fhe Muslim population nearly doubled during the decade to 1.05 million. Muslims now make up 3.2 percent of the population, up from 2.0 percent in 2001, according to a survey released this past week by Statistics Canada.

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Canadians Rally to End Female Gendercide.

Thousands of Canadians took part in the annual March for Life on May 9 2013. The theme of the March was female gendercide, the practice occurring in Canada and Australia where girls are aborted because of societal preference for boys. According to WeNeedaLaw.ca about 20,000 people gathered on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Another 2000 attended the March in Victoria. Member of Parliament, Lawrence Toet told the crowds of pre-born human rights activists of the need to support grassroots movements, mentioning WeNeedaLAW.ca in particular. 

WeNeedaLAW.ca director, Mike Schouten said, “This is a global problem which needs to be addressed in Canada as well. It was great to see so many people taking a stand today!” For press release click here.  To watch Mike Schouten speech click here.

See Submissions/petitions to see related item on the Democratic Labor Party Senator John Madigan Bill. The Bill, the Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013  seeks to remove Medicare funding for gender-selective abortion.

See events for Perth Rally for Life details.

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Sydney World Family Congress- Bill Muehlenberg report

The World Family Congress was held in Sydney May 15-18 2013. It brought together the world’s top experts on Family research and Family lobby organisations. Around 100 international speakers were present. According to Bill Muehlenberg, from Culture Watch, if you were not at WCF7 ‘you missed out big time. You can read the report on the event by Bill Muehlenberg.

Bill Muehlenberg also wrote a two-part article on the effects of father-absence on children and families. Part one and part two.

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CDP’s Fred Nile on Q&A

Bill Muehlenberg reports that Rev Fred Nile, leader of the Christian Democratic Party in NSW is to appear on Monday May 27 on Q&A, ABC. To read Muehlenberg’s comments click here

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Children of Light funding call

THe Children of Light organisation, is calling for more regular donors to fund its projects in Sumba, Indonesia. Children of Light provides placement for school aged children in Christian homes or boarding houses where they receive Biblical Instruction and health assistance. For more details on the Children of Light and to donate click here. 

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DLP Moves to Remove Abortion Medicare Funding

The Democratic Labor Party Senator John Madigan has introduced a bill, The Health Insurance Amendment (Medicare Funding for Certain Types of Abortion) Bill 2013, regarding the payment of Medicare benefits in cases where a women has an abortion based on what sex her expected child is.
The Bill would stop payments for abortions done for that reason. The Bill was referred to the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee for inquiry. The public submissions on the Bill are available to read.

The Senate Committee inquiry will report on 25 June 2013.

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Dr Ted Baehr Perth visit May 22 to May 27

Organised by Christian Gleanings, Dr Ted Baehr is coming to Perth May 22 to May 27 2013.

Dr Ted Baehr is the founder of Good News Communications, Inc., MOVIEGUIDE & the Christian Film & Television Commission Ministry.

There is opportunity to hear him speak at the following:

Thursday 23 May, 6.30pm: Dr Ted Baehr from movieguide.org will address the 3rd speakers forum of the Dawson Society for Philiosophy and Culture. He will speak on “Virtue in an age of global entertainment: We’re not in Kansas or Kiev anymore.” It will be held at Rosie O’Grady, James St, Northbridge, starting at 6.30pm. Dinner costs $25. RSVP to Thomas Gourlay gourlayt@gmail.com or 0434 402 884.

Friday 24 May, 6pm: Dr Ted Baehr will speak on “Understanding the Mass Media’s Influence on Today’s Culture”. HTe evening will be hosted by the National Civic Council, Media Standards Australia, Family Council of WA and the Australian Family Association. It will start 6pm, at the LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, 39 Jugan St, Glendalough. RSVP to wa@ncc.org.au or phone 08 9277 1222. 

For more details click here.

Saturday 25 May, 12-2.30pm: Dr Ted Baehr will speak on the “Culture Wise Family” at Vose Seminary, 20 Hayman Road, Bentley. Cost for the lunch is $25. . Also speaking is Dr Ted;s son, Robert, who will speak on “Social Media – friend or foe?” The talk is hosted by FamilyVoice and Christian Gleanings. For more details visit the FB page or the FamilyVoice page. To book call 1300 365 965

Saturday 25 May, 8pm: Dr Ted Baehr will speak on the “Culture Wise Family” at the Gong, Free Reformed Church of Armadale, 84 Fifth Road, Armadale. Also speaking is Dr Ted;s son, Robert, who will speak on “Social Media – friend or foe?” The talk is hosted by FamilyVoice and Christian Gleanings. For information email gary@christiangleanings.com or call 0429 341 774. For more details visit the FB page or download and print the event flyer.

 

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