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The resolution deplored "the | to waged spiritualstruggle in media, including on the Inter- assisted suicide and euthanasia The Knights also approved a grossly offensive and destructive | against; -birth abeons net. In a series of resolutions ap- have no place in the polity of a resolution on education, which programs ofsex education now of- |by committing themselves to civilized nation," the resolution called educational choice pro- fered in many schools, as well as | abstain m meatoa Fridays ]proved Aug. 8, the 464 voting del- said. grams that include religious those in-school programs that in- | forthe nextyear. He  legates also called on public offi- On other life issues, the schools "a reasonable and desir- volve contraception and abortion | Cath and others to write t |Oals to "adopt laws and policies Knights said they opposed spend- able way of increasing diversity counseling" and called for them | lesident Cton to their |that address the conditions of ing public funds "for abortion and in education, upgrading the qual- to be stopped. | members: ofCongress hng |0verty and deprivation that other noxious practices that rio- , ,Cause some persons to turn to late life;" using aborted fetal tis- SCiIPTLIlI=IEE SEARCH abortion in desperation, and to sue for research; testing or sell- ek viable alternatives to abor- ing the French abortion drug ion, for example, through the ap- RU-486 or similar pills; provid- By Patricia Kasten ropriate updating and stream- ing abortion counseling at feder- SHOUTING ning of adoption laws." ally funded family planning clin- Some 2,000 people attended ics; and funding abortions in le Aug. 6-8 convention, which foreign assistance programs. Gospel for Sunday, August 18, 1996 d as its theme, "Protecting The resolution reaffirmed the Matthew I S:2 ! -28 !amilies for Generations." Knights' "longstanding policy of In a resolution called "Crusade not inviting to any Knights of Following is a word search based on the Gospel !r Life," the Knights warned of Columbus event persons, espe- grave violations of the fight to cially public officials or candi- reading for the Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, ire.., through such intrinsically dates for public office, who do not A Cycle. the story of the Canaanite woman. The l practices.., as abortion, par- support the legal protection ofun- word clues are left to right in the order in which -birth abortion, infanticide, as- born children against abortion or they appear in the reading. JiSted suicide, euthanasia, and who advocate the legalization of Lnecessary resort to the death assisted suicide, euthanasia, and JESUS DISTRICT TYRE aalty." other violations of the right to On assisted suicide, the life." SIDON CANAANITE LORD ghts asked the U.S. Supreme In the resolution on decency in SON OF DAUGHTER A DEMON Ourt to review and reject hor- media, the Knights urged various DISCIPLES SHE KEEPS SHOUTING ndous" decisions by the 9th media "to exercise responsible AFTER US LOST SHEEP HOUSE '.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in self-regulation and voluntarily to ISRAEL HELP ME ANSWERED a Francisco and the 2nd circuit eschew morally offensive and so- FOOD THROW IT THE DOGS ttrt in New York, which would dally and psychologically injuri- THAT FALL GREAT WISH Ilow assisted suicide in Wash- ous forms of communication, par- gton state and New York state, ticularly those offensive to family pectively. values and religious faith." J 0 K E C S ! D 0 N S S The decisions, the Knights said, But when such self-regulation ocked the world by bestowing does not take place, they asked D I S R A E L S G D G O proval upon the hideous prac- legislators, members of the exec- of assisted suicide" utive branch, judges and others S A U Y N L W U R P O N The high court must "respect "to take the necessary steps to re- P D R T A P I S E D D O strict and prevent harmful media presentations" either by law en- E E E A A I S E A D E F D.O.W.N-T.O.W.N forcement or new laws. -- When the Supreme Court E M T N N C H J T D H 0 looks at decency standards for the ST." VINOENNES. IN 47591 Internet, they added, "we urge K O F D ! S T R I C T O the court not to extend to inde- E N A D T ! W O R H T D ..... IC* H O U S E D H E L P M E tE00,ROLET SALES SERV! and .... .......... ........ ...... S H O U T I N G R O D P PHONE 326-2321 .... 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