Commentary: The End of Human Rights?
While massive atrocities have experts lamenting a general retreat from human rights, abortion groups say they are making progress using the field to further their agenda.
New Trump-Supported Law Enshrines Obama-Era Gender Language
Pro-life groups are deeply disappointed in a new law aimed at helping women enter the marketplace that will likely prevent USAID from working with faith-based groups unless they violate their conscience in order to partner with the U.S. government.
Leakers Seek to Gut Trump Pro-life Foreign Policy
A new Trump administration policy defending human life in international negotiations by avoiding terms that promote abortion has come under attack this week.
USAID Gives Millions in Grants to Group Fighting U.S. Pro-Life Policy
The U.S. International Agency for International Development (USAID) just gave a hefty grant to CARE, a global aid organization that is working to undermine the administration’s pro-life policies and to insert abortion into humanitarian situations worldwide.
UN Committee Says Nations May Not Exclude Abortion from “Reproductive Health”
A UN committee denounced Malta’s laws protecting children from abortion as a violation of the human right to sexual and reproductive health.
Kofi Annan: UN Secretary General and World’s Secular Pope
Kofi Annan died last week at the age of 80. He was a charismatic but tragic figure.
Argentina Deals Severe Blow to UN Abortion Advocates
Argentina’s senate dealt a blow to UN human rights experts, European nations, and abortion activists when it defeated a bill that would have removed legal protection for unborn children in the first 14 weeks of life.
Will US Quitting Human Rights Council Help the Social Conservative Cause?
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27 (C-Fam) U.S. withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council has long been on the wish list of some conservative organizations like the Heritage Foundation that hosted…
Reproductive Rights Activists Lament Setbacks in Latin America
Reproductive rights activists hosted a panel during the meeting of the Organization of American States that attempted to link the democracy deficit in Latin America to the lack of abortion rights.
Abortion Activists Lose at Organization of American States
Diplomats from the Trump administration intervened at a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) last week to reverse a trend toward liberalizing abortion laws throughout the region.
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“Time to let Trump lead on women, peace and security,” The Hill, February 12, 2018
“The World Doesn’t Need the UN Population Fund,” The Stream, May 9, 2017
“Abortion and the Laws of War: Subverting Humanitarianism by Executive Edict,” University of St. Thomas Journal of Law & Public Policy (2016)
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“Seizing America’s Demographic Advantage,” Roll Call, February 15, 2012
“As China Goes Geriatric, We Have the Advantage,” Washington Times, February 14, 2012
Book Review: “Human Rights and the Unborn Child,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly 11, no.3 (Autumn 2011), 599-602
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Book Review: “Terrorism and the Ethics of War,” International Philosophical Quarterly, vol.51, no.2, issue 202 (June 2011)
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Book Review: “Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, vol.8, no.4 (Winter 2009)
Book Review: “Agenda Setting, the UN, and NGOs: Gender Violence and Reproductive Rights,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, vol.8, no. 3 (Autumn 2008)
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