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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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Did Pro-Lifers Harass and Threaten a Kenyan Ambassador?

A senior Kenyan diplomat said she didn’t feel “safe” during the negotiations on a UN agreement about women and social development because of a pro-life online petition addressed to her.

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U.S. Begins to Plug Mexico City Policy Loopholes

Earlier this week, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announced his latest efforts to prevent U.S. taxpayer funds from going to groups that promote abortion around the world.

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UN Commission Ends in Acrimony, Charges of Harassment and Bullying

The most controversial UN negotiation of the year ended Friday afternoon in a bitter row between Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the Irish chair of the commission over the procedure used to adopt an agreement on social protections for women.

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Secretary General Launches Attack on Trump Administration

The buzz phrase at UN headquarters this week was “pushback against the pushback.” The phrase refers to, among other things, U.S. resistance to international abortion policies. The phrase was coined by Secretary General Antonio Guterres.

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Abortion activists to Ivanka: there will be no empowerment without us

Ivanka Trump has made women’s economic empowerment one of her signature issues, and recently announced a global initiative to improve women’s lives around the world, with an initial U.S. investment…

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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.

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UNFPA calls on “all stakeholders” to increase pressure on abortion

Like many UN agencies, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) walks a fine line on the issue of abortion.

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UN Intervened to Change New York Abortion Law

Hardly anyone will have noticed that the United Nations, at least a part of it, was involved in the controversial New York State law that codified the U.S. Supreme Court decisions imposing abortion on demand up to birth.

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UN Women Panders to EU in Draft Agreement on Women

The UN agency for women put divisive abortion-related language in a draft agreement on women’s issues. Insiders say they did it to bow to powerful European donors in an attempt to stay relevant.

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Activists Call for Abortion in Universal Health Coverage Resolution, U.S. Pushes Back

The United States pushed back on attempts to insert abortion into the World Health Organization’s resolution on universal health coverage at the agency’s just concluded executive board meeting.  

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The World Health Organization Says “Men” Can Get Abortions

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued medical guidance on abortion intended to reflect the latest scientific evidence in the field. However, its most apparent change was cultural rather than medical.

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ANALYSIS: Dems Reproductive Rights Bill Backs Global Campaign for Abortion Rights

A bill introduced by Democrats in the House of Representatives in December to promote “reproductive rights” as “human rights” exposes the left’s alliance with the global abortion industry to undermine Trump administration pro-life efforts.

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