New UNICEF Chief Raises Hopes, Questions About Pro-life Stance
The Trump administration “welcomed” UNICEF’s new executive director, appointed on Monday, raising hopes, and questions, about whether the new chief will embrace the administration’s pro-life stance.
Editorial: The International Stillbirth Scandal
Every day somewhere in the world 800 women and 7000 children die in childbirth. This tragedy has rightfully garnered attention at the highest levels at the UN.
UN Women Goes to Washington in Search of Funds
The head of UN Women lobbied lawmakers in Washington D.C. recently for more funding, even as others work to defund the billion dollar-a-year-agency for its controversial stand on abortion.
Un abortif dangereux retiré en France et toujours fourni dans les pays du sud.
WASHINGTON, D.C., 17 Novembre, (C-Fam) La France a annoncé son intention de retirer du marché le médicament Cytotec en mars 2018, après le constat d’hémorragies, de ruptures d’utérus et de malformations…
Dangerous Abortion Drug Pulled in France Still Pushed on Global South
France announced its intention to withdraw the drug Cytotec from its market by March 2018 after reports of hemorrhaging, ruptured uteruses, and birth defects from off-label use for labor induction and abortion.
Another UN Committee Says Abortion May be a Right, but not on Basis of Disability
The UN committee that monitors compliance with the Disabilities Convention stated that nations must provide access to abortion as a human right, but that they should not do so on the basis disabilities alone.
China’s Demographic Balkanization
Developing countries should eye China’s demographic decline with worry. Unlike other rapidly aging countries in Europe and Asia, China’s pension scheme is basic. The Economist shows just how few workers…
U.S. Blasts UNFPA Support for China’s Birth Control Policy
The United States blasted the UN Population Fund on Thursday for supporting China’s four decades-long birth control policy, which has led to human rights abuses such as forced abortions.
World Population Day Brings Warnings of Overpopulation and Population Implosion
During this week’s observance of World Population Day, global family planning proponents identified crises such as humanitarian emergencies and the global financial downturn to justify more funding to limit the world’s population.
UNICEF Position on Babies Born of War Rape Still Unclear
The UN Children’s Fund recently acknowledged that many of the girls returning from captivity by terrorists are pregnant, but stopped short of treating the maternity of the girls, or the children they bear, as a separate area of concern for the agency.
“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)
“New contraception rule for immigrants hogties faith-based groups,” The Hill, March 11, 2015
“The World’s Worst Law,” Townhall, January 8, 2015
“Lost in Translation: The Failure of the International Reproductive Rights Norm,” Ave Maria Law Review, Spring 2013
“Cooler heads prevailed on Disabilities Treaty,” The Hill, December 5, 2012
“Hardships and Fears of an Aging Population,” Human Life Review, Spring 2012
“The quiet revolution in Asia,” Human Events, March 8, 2012
“The one thing Putin wants Russians to do like Americans,” Fox News, March 2, 2012
“Defense cuts are poised to squander America’s demographic advantage,” Philadelphia Inquirer, February 26, 2012
“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
Book: Waging War to Make Peace: U.S. Intervention in Global Conflicts, Praeger Security International, 2010.
Book Review: “Terrorism and the Ethics of War,” International Philosophical Quarterly, vol.51, no.2, issue 202 (June 2011)
“Does CEDAW Promote Abortion?,” Testimony for U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law. November 18, 2010
“Women Deliver a Ruse,” Washington Times, June 4, 2010
“Brickbats for Pope Benedict,” Washington Times, April 20, 2010
“Aging World Population is Profound Crisis,” Human Events, April 15, 2010
“Clinton Promises Global Push for Abortion Rights,” National Review Online, January 15, 2010
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“Obama Nominee Wants U.N. Committees Setting U.S. Social Policy,” Human Events.com, April 7, 2009
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)
“How to Think About the Responsibility to Protect,” First Things online, June 16, 2008
“The False Choice Between Development and Daughters,” First Things online, August 23, 2007
“EU at the UN: The Effects of its New Rights Agenda on International Social Structures,” EUSA, May 17 2007, Montreal
“Rights by Stealth: the Role of UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies in the Campaign for an International Right to Abortion,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, vol.7, no.1 (Spring 2007)
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“The Trouble with Mixed Motives: Debating the Political, Legal, and Moral Dimensions of Intervention,” Naval War College Review vol. LVII, no. 3/4 (Summer/Autumn 2004)