Human Life Archives - C-Fam

U.S. Sends Official Pro-Life Message to Foreign Governments

The U.S. Government has reached out to foreign capitals to request support for U.S. pro-life efforts at the United Nations. Such a high-level pro-life effort by a U.S. administration is unprecedented.

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UN Human Rights Experts Continue to Lobby for Abortion

According to a UN expert, countries must decriminalize abortion as part of their efforts to eliminate violence against women in obstetric settings, and, “at the very minimum,” legalize it in certain exceptional cases.

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New UN Ambassador’s Challenges Executing Trump Pro-life Foreign Policy

The U.S. Senate confirmed their top diplomat at the United Nations last week, Kelly Knight Craft. She now faces several major challenges if she is to succeed in executing President Trump’s international pro-life agenda.

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Can White House and GOP Senators Protect Pro-Life Policy?

Before lawmakers left Washington for the August recess, they passed a major budget bill increasing the federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling for two years.

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Sexual Left Organizes Against Pro-Life Nominee to the UN

Rarely if ever has a nominee for federal office answered the abortion question as clearly, succinctly, and even bravely as Andrew Bremberg did last month before the Senator Foreign Relations Committee.

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Trump Administration Rains on UN Abortion Parade

The celebration of the 25thanniversary of a landmark agreement that enshrined abortion in UN policy, was dulled by the pro-life policies of the Trump Administration this week.

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UN Women Calls Families “Dark” Place for Women

Are divorce, cohabitation, same sex marriage, out of wedlock birth and adolescent sex good for women? The latest report from UN Women considers them “a positive reflection of women’s empowerment.”

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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.

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WHO Report Endorses Do-it-Yourself Abortion

The idea of self-induced abortion has a long history as a scare tactic in legal debates over abortion both in the United States and around the world. 

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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.

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UN Treaty Apparatus Furious with Trump Over Abortion and Money

A three-day feminist conclave last week shows that Trump’s pro-life policy is hitting abortion activists where it hurts: in the pocketbook.

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UN Debates Mandatory Universal Health Coverage Including Abortion

The next big thing in global aid is universal health coverage.

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Former State Department Employee Suspected of Leaking to Harm Trump Pro-Life Position

A recent article from the Reuters news service highlights an ongoing problem of career State Department personnel leaking what they hope will be information harmful to the “reproductive health” position of the Trump Administration.

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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.

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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.

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UN Human Rights Experts Lobby for Change in U.S. Abortion Laws

Several U.S. states are passing laws that strongly restrict abortion, aimed at challenging the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.  In Geneva, the human rights bodies of the UN are watching closely, and some experts claim that beyond being unconstitutional, these abortion bans violate international human rights standards.

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Abortion Hard-Liners Want U.S. Kicked Out of G7

In a series of catty comments on social media, abortion advocates, including one former government minister, have questioned whether the United States should be allowed to remain in the Group of 7 (G7) coalition of the world’s largest economies.

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Report: Abortion Laws Driven by Animus and Not Science

A recent international analysis examining the “legal determinants of health” took aim at legal restrictions on abortion, framing such restrictions as harmful to public health.

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Ivanka Trump’s Africa Trip Sparks Abortion Controversy

Though she is known to favor abortion rights, Ivanka Trump has tried to steer clear of the abortion debate in her role as Presidential advisor.

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Scholars Accuse UK Government of Censoring Research Findings

Two British scientists have charged the UK government with censorship for omitting information that cast a negative light on government programs related to “unwanted pregnancies.”

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For the First Time Ever, the U.S. Threatened Pro-Life Veto at UN Security Council

The United States has forced Germany to remove abortion-related terms from a UN Security Council resolution this week, threatening to veto the resolution if they did not.

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UN Official Says “F-You” to Trump and Pro-Life Delegations

Spokespersons for two UN agencies outlined a plan to counter the U.S. pro-life position by seeking a new international consensus on sexual rights without the consent of sovereign states.    

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African Pro-Lifer Threatened by Abortion Groups, Fears for Her Safety

A pro-life leader who shut down abortion giant Marie Stopes in Kenya fears for her life.

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UN Spokesman Dismisses the Need for UN Agreement on Abortion

The chief spokesman for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently told an audience in Washington DC that his agency is sponsoring a negotiating session in Kenya because they cannot find agreement among the UN Member States in New York.

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UN Population Commission Avoids Controversy, but Leaves Backdoor Open to Abortion

The UN population commission has adopted an agreement for the first time since 2016. In recent years, controversies over abortion, sex-education, and homosexual/trans ideology prevented the commission from reaching an agreement.

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