Low U. S. Fertility Will Lead to Social Strife, Population Expert Says
“The 21stcentury is likely to see increasingly bitter struggles over the ramifications of declining fertility,” warns Lyman Stone, a population expert and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Five Best Moments of the Year 2018 for Life and Family at the UN
There have many important moments in 2018 for the pro-life cause internationally, maybe even epochal shifts. Only history can tell.
Five Worst Moments of the Year 2018 for Life and Family at the UN
You always want to remember more good moments at the end of a year than bad ones. But we can’t afford to gloss over the progress of UN abortion policy. So, here are the worst moments of 2018.
U.S. Fumbles Abortion Debate at UN, Mocked by Europeans
The European Union has proved a tough adversary outmaneuvering U.S. pro-life diplomatic effort at UN headquarters in recent weeks clearly signaling they will not cede on abortion policy in development and humanitarian assistance.
Gays May Trump Women in New Human Rights Treaty
Whenever “gender” is substituted for “women” you can be sure that gay men and gender-confused men are invading female space. This is usually an insight of Second Wave Feminists.
Will the Trump Administration Stop Humanitarian Abortion?
UN abortion advocates are keen to create “humanitarian abortion’, that is, include a right to abortion in humanitarian assistance through actions of the Security Council. The issue is before the UN General Assembly this week.
Does “Sexual and Reproductive Health” Mean Abortion?
An unprecedented series of votes on amendments to exclude or qualify the term “sexual and reproductive health” in the General Assembly’s third committee just before Thanksgiving revealed a roadmap to…
Countries Debate Soft Law in Death Penalty
A dramatic debate on national sovereignty erupted in the General Assembly on Tuesday over a proposed resolution on the global abolition of the death penalty.
UN Committee Says, “Right to Life” Means “Right to Abortion”
The “right-to-life” clause in an important UN human rights treaty must now include a right to abortion.
The Sometimes-Impenetrable Way Problems are Attempted at the UN
UN issues, and UN documents are highly complicated and almost impossible for laymen and even experts to follow.
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)