U.S. Expected to Fight Back Against Abortion as a Humanitarian Right
During the Obama administration abortion groups successfully included the term “sexual and reproductive health” in two Security Council resolutions and an annual UN General Assembly resolution.
Indian High Court Says Sodomy is International Human Right
India’s highest court has struck down the nation’s sodomy laws after the country’s legislature declined to do so.
ANALYSIS: The International Implications of the Kavanaugh Confirmation
International abortion groups are in a state of alarm because of the very real possibility the reconfiguration of the U.S. Supreme Court under U.S. President Donald Trump may lead to the reversal of Roe v. Wade.
Nurses Ask UN to Consider Alternatives to Abortion
Can women and adolescents be healthy without abortion and contraception? According to an association of nurses who spoke at UN headquarters last week, the answer is a resounding yes.
Brazil’s Abortion Activists Hamstrung by Pro-Life Victory in Argentina
Abortion groups want Brazil’s Supreme Court to bypass the country’s legislature and declare the Brazil’s abortion laws unconstitutional.
Abortion Advocate Appointed to Top UN Human Rights Slot
Trailblazing abortion promoter and Chile’s first woman president Michelle Bachelet was appointed by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to lead the UN human rights office last week.
Global Compact on Migration Stutters Toward Adoption
It was with a sense of unease and trepidation that countries hailed the advent of a new agreement on migration at UN headquarters last month.
Abortion, LGBT Advocates Frustrated by Slow Progress at UN
NEW YORK, July 27 (C-Fam) Environmentalists, abortion groups, and LGBT advocates expressed frustration at the slow pace of progress at UN headquarters during the recently concluded High-Level Political Forum. “Do…
Against Wishes of the General Assembly, UN Agencies Pressure Mexicans on Abortion
UN Agencies interfered in a contentious local debate about abortion in the State of Veracruz, Mexico, last week.
UN Agencies Challenge Trump: Sexual and Reproductive Health Always Includes Abortion
UN agencies are working with abortion groups to make abortion part of sexual and reproductive health policies and programming everywhere and for all, in opposition to U.S. President Donald Trump’s pro-life efforts and the consensus of the UN General Assembly.
ESSAYS AND COMMENTARY
Nikki Haley’s Pro-Life Dilemma at the UN, The Stream (June 12, 2018)
The Trump Administration Must Keep Abortion Out of International Law and Policy, Public Discourse (June 4, 2018)
The Future of the Pro-Life Movement is in Africa, Public Discourse (April 12, 2018)
Beyond Roe: A Global Roadmap for the Pro-Life Movement, Public Discourse (February 14, 2018)
How Their Refusal To Tolerate Dissent Is Creating A Global Backlash Against LGBT People, The Federalist (January 11, 2018)
The Problem with Pro-Life “Lite”, The Stream (November 12, 2017)
Rules for (Pro-Life) Radicals, The Stream (November 1, 2017)
What Happened at the Vatican’s Bio-Extinction Conference, Catholic World Report (September 21, 2017)
Can We Stop an International Roe v. Wade?, Public Discourse (September 13, 2017)
And LGBT Roadmap for President Trump, The Stream (July 29, 2017)
Spadaro’s American Christian Straw Man, The Stream (July 21, 2017)
The Paris Accord Epitomizes Why All Bureaucrats Need Term Limits, The Federalist (June 5, 2017)
The Genius of the Mexico City Policy and the Pro-Life Legacy of President Trump, Public Discourse (May 17, 2017)
Population Control Ideologue Paul Ehrlich Speaks at the Vatican, The Stream (February 27, 2017)
We Must Fight the Global War on Marriage, The Stream (October 3, 2016)
One Year Since Obergefell Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace, The Stream (June 25, 2016)
Pope Francis and the Human-Rights Issue of Our Time, National Catholic Register (September 25, 2015)
“Reproductive Health” is a Trojan Horse, First Things, First Thoughts (July 1, 2015)
The Wrong Way to Respond to Critics, First Things, Web Exclusives (May 29, 2015)
Allow Abortion—Or You’re Guilty of Torture, First Things, Web Exclusives (May 13, 2014)
A Strong Note of Caution on Reproductive Health and Family Planning, First Things, Web Exclusives (May 16, 2012) (Austin Ruse, co-author)
IN THE NEWS
Training the Next Generation of U.N. Pro-Life Advocates, National Catholic Register (January 19, 2015)
Officials Denounce Claims that Kenyan Vaccine Meant for Population Control, The Washington Times (November 14, 2014)
Weighing a Catholic Change for LGBT and Divorcees, NPR OnPoint with Tom Ashbrook, (October 16, 2014)
U.N. Panel Says Vatican is Lax Over Abusive Priests, New York Times (May 23, 2014)
U.N. Committee to Vatican: Change Church Teaching, National Catholic Register (February 8, 2014)
UN Abuse Report: From Policy to Ideology, Zenit.org (February 6, 2014)
The diffusion of sexual and reproductive rights through the UN human rights framework, in Aleksander Stepkowski (ed.), PROTECTION OF HUMAN LIFE IN ITS EARLY STAGE: INTELLECTUAL FOUNDATIONS AND MEANS (Peter Lang Editions 2014) (link)