France Ignores UN Disability Committee, Euthanizes Paralyzed Man
Starting more than a week ago, and culminating on Wednesday with his death, French doctors decided deliberately to kill Vincent Lambert.
UN May Open the Door to a Gender Extravaganza
The International Law Commission has agreed to abandon the traditional definition of gender enshrined in the 1998 Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in a draft treaty on crimes against humanity.
Trump Administration Fiercely Defends Pro-Life Law and Policies Internationally
The Trump administration warned the United Nations to stop promoting abortion in conflict and other emergency situations at an annual meeting on UN humanitarian efforts that took place in Geneva this week.
Kenya’s Supreme Court Eviscerates Protections for the Unborn
International abortion advocates are celebrating a ruling of Kenya’s Supreme Court last week that overturns pro-life actions of the Kenyan government, broadens the circumstances when abortion is permitted in the socially conservative East African country, and opens the door to a liberal abortion regime.
UN Debates Mandatory Universal Health Coverage Including Abortion
The next big thing in global aid is universal health coverage.
Trump Could Lose Abortion Showdown with the EU
When the Trump administration threatened to veto a German sponsored resolution with abortion-related terms at the Security Council it exposed a growing problem in transatlantic relations over UN social policy.
European Nationalists Complacent When it Comes to Abortion
European nationalist parties have tended to sound pro-life and pro-family in order to gain power, but they have been unwilling to put an end to international European advocacy for abortion and LGBT rights.
Pro-Family Nations and NGOs Celebrate 25th International Day of Families
UN member states and civil society gathered at UN headquarters to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the International Year of the Family during an event titled “It Takes a Family” on May 15, the International Day of Families.
Kenyan Diplomat Continues to Charge Pro-Life NGO with Bullying
A Kenyan diplomat, assisted by UN delegations and media outlets that promote abortion internationally, continues to insist she was harassed and bullied because of a pro-life petition she received through texts and emails during a recent UN conference.
Study Finds 23 Million Females are Missing Due to Sex-Selective Abortion
Sex-selective abortion has caused the premature death of over 23 million females, according to the first-ever systematic global study of sex ratio imbalance.
ESSAYS AND COMMENTARY
The International Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade, Public Discourse (February 22)
The Conservative Disadvantage, Public Discourse (February 7, 2019)
Abortion: The Original Sin of the United Nations’ Human Rights Project, Public Discourse (January 8, 2019)
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)