Human Life Archives - C-Fam

UN Bureaucrats Push Full Steam Ahead for Abortion, Slam Breaks on Euthanasia

“Sexual and reproductive health and rights are integral to the dignity of women and girls,” said Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights Kate Gilmore at a gathering of UN experts and bureaucrats in Geneva last month.

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UN Event Highlights Challenges, Hopes for Families in Migration and Urbanization

As the United Nations Commission on Population and Development turns its focus to migration and urbanization, a high-level event this week turned the spotlight to the way family integrity—or breakdown—affects and is affected by pervasive population trends.

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Abortion Advocates Bank on Canada and G-7

A year before the election of President Donald Trump signaled a shift in U.S. foreign policy to a pro-life position, Canada underwent a shift of its own, in the opposite direction.

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Interview with David Quinn on Ireland’s Upcoming Abortion Referendum

On May 25th, the Irish people will go to the polls to decide whether they will amend their constitution to remove the right to life and replace it with one of the world’s most liberal abortion laws.

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Christians Protest UNICEF for “Sexualizing” Children

Fifty angry Christians picketed UNICEF’s office near the UN during the just-completed Commission on the Status of Women, a UN conference where pro-lifers won a major victory.

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SPECIAL REPORT: U.S. Contributes to Stalemate on Abortion at UN, Despite Leakers on Delegation

The elation of the Commission was palpable as UN delegates applauded the Colombian who steered negotiations for an agreement on policies for women and girls in rural areas to their successful conclusion on Friday.

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U.S. Delegation to UN Conference Faces Intimidation Campaign

The world’s top abortion and LGBT activist groups have joined forces to stop the Trump administration from implementing its international pro-life agenda at the UN women’s conference in New York. 

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UN Panel Condemns “Prenatal Genocide” of Children with Down Syndrome

Mikayla Holmgren was a Miss USA State Pageant finalist where she won two awards.

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Congressmen Demand Abortion in UN Document at CSW

A letter from 38 members of the United States House of Representatives demonstrates how desperate advocates are to maintain coded abortion language in a document under negotiation this week at the UN.

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SPECIAL REPORT: Trump Appoints Social Conservative as Secretary of State

President Trump announced this morning that Rex Tillerson is out as U.S. Secretary of State and will be replaced by former Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo who serves currently as Director of Central Intelligence.

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Human Rights Groups Thank U.S. for Rolling Back Abortion in Impending Report

A coalition of 197 groups from around the world have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson thanking him for expected changes in the annual State Department report on human rights.

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Abortion May be Downplayed in U.S. Human Rights Report, Feminists Angry

Feminists and gays are up in arms about reported changes to the annual U.S. State Department report on human rights.

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Despite Big Tech Resistance U.S. House Passes Bill to Allow Prosecution of Trafficking Websites

An ever-growing outcry from lawmakers, civil society, survivors and activists prompted the passing of an anti-trafficking bill on Tuesday in the House of Representatives ending impunity for websites that participate in sexually exploiting women and girls.

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UN Commission on Women Headed for Deadlock

Because of controversial ideas, two years ago the Commission on the Status of Women failed to agree to a final document. The same outcome now haunts this year’s Commission set to begin in mid-March.

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State Department Finds Overwhelming Acceptance of U.S. Abortion Funding Restrictions

A State Department report released yesterday found wide acceptance of the expanded Mexico City Policy which blocks funding for foreign groups performing or promoting abortion overseas.

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Critics Admit Mexico City Policy is Effective

Some of President Donald J. Trump’s harshest critics admit that his reinstatement and expansion of the pro-life Mexico City Policy has been highly effective in advancing the United States’ moral influence to curb the international abortion lobby.

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UN Agency Defies General Assembly, Promotes “Comprehensive Sexuality Education”

The UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNSECO) published a new technical guidance on “Comprehensive Sexuality Education,” over the recent objections of UN member states to this kind of sex education.

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Dutch Abortion Advocate Was Not Invested in Papal Order

When the Dutch government traded honors and awards with Vatican officials last June, the Vatican officials did not announce the Dutch government was thereby approving and honoring the pro-life and pro-family teachings of the Catholic Church.

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How Abortion Pills Upend the Politics and Practice of Abortion

Since the dawn of the abortion movement, activists insisted that abortion should be solely the concern of a woman and her doctor. 

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Pope Francis Decries Ideological Colonialism Before World’s Diplomats

Pope Francis highlighted the right to life, the need to protect the family, and the dangers of “ideological colonialism” in his annual address to the diplomatic corps of the Holy See.

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New Abortion Estimates From India Prompt Renewed Push to Liberalize Law

A recently-released study estimates that abortion in India is twenty times higher than previous estimates—15.6 million children aborted in 2015 alone.

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Five Best Moments for Life and Family at the UN in 2017

The pro-life and pro-family fight at the UN is always difficult. But even with our political and financial disadvantage our team has been able to consistently deliver victories for life and family.

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General Assembly Rejects Humanitarian Abortion

In a major setback to machinations of the UN bureaucracy and abortion groups to make abortion a humanitarian right, the UN General Assembly declined to endorse abortion as an essential part of emergency humanitarian response earlier this month.

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Worst Moments for Human Life and the Family at the UN in 2017

Of many bad moments for the unborn child and the natural family, five stand out in 2017.

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Guatemala Supreme Court Strikes Down UNFPA Pro-Abortion Manual

A scathing sentence of the Supreme Court of Guatemala on December 8 ordered government officials to withdraw a controversial pro-abortion human rights manual prepared with the help of the UN Population Fund.

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