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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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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.

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Nations Speak Out for Life and the Family in UN Human Rights Mechanism

For decades, powerful bureaucrats and wealthy donor countries have used the UN human rights system to push a controversial abortion and “sexual rights” agenda on traditional countries.

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Senators, Foundations, Columbia University Team Up Against Trump Pro-life Protections

Last week four U.S. Senators and Columbia University joined the movement to derail President Trump’s overseas pro-life protections.

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Opinion: The Cost of Compromise and the Dividends of Defiance at the UN

Last week the Africans threw a wrench into the machinations of the UN system when they inserted amendments recognizing parental guidance in sex education in three resolutions about children.

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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.

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Lecture on “She Decides” Fund Reveals Effectiveness of U.S. Mexico City Policy

A European fund established this year to undermine the pro-life U.S. Mexico City Policy might end up vindicating it.

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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. 

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Trump Blocks International Support for Abortion Groups at G7 Meeting

The Trump administration is blocking political and financial support for abortion groups in the highest echelons of international diplomacy, including the most recent G7 and G20 meetings.

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UN Human Rights Committee Formally Excludes Unborn Child from “Right to Life”

Despite pleas from more than one hundred governments and pro-life organizations, including the United States and Poland, the UN Human Rights Committee has excluded unborn children from the right to life in international law this week in Geneva.

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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.

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Pro-Lifers Barrage UN Committee in Protest

The United States, Poland, and more than one hundred other governments and non-governmental organizations barraged the UN Human Rights Committee with briefs, pleading them not to declare abortion a human right.

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The Resurgence and Rebranding of Population Control

Population control proponents have found a way to regain some of their respectability in the public square by using the framing and metrics of family planning advocates. But the tactic requires dubious metrics and raises a host of ethical questions.

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Proposed U.S. Legislation Seeks to Save Lives by Preventing Them

A bill before the U.S. Senate enjoys broad bi-partisan support due to its ambition to save sixteen million lives. Critics argue that many of the lives “saved” would never exist, and that the law would funnel billions into abortion groups rather than into life-saving health care.

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The Saint Children of Fatima Bring Their Message To Washington, D.C. 

The first-ever visit of the UN Pilgrim Statue of Fatima to the U.S. capital last week reminded Washingtonians that politics demands principles, and principled leaders.

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Democrats Use Senate Bill to Attack Trump Overseas Pro-life Protections

A U.S. Senate committee passed an amendment last week that would wipe out all of President Donald J. Trump’s pro-life protections in foreign aid.

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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.

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Nations Sharply Critique, Approve UN Women’s Three Year Plan

UN Member States have warned UN Women leadership they must not campaign for abortion, and ordered the agency to respect national sovereignty.

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Chile Abandons Pro-Life Cause

Chile’s highest court approved a law that decriminalized abortion in cases of rape, fatal disability, and when a mother’s life is at risk which was adopted earlier this summer by Chile’s Congress and long-promised by President Michelle Bachelet.

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Opponents of Catholic Teaching to be Featured at Vatican Conference

At an upcoming conference on global warming, the Vatican academies for science will present the work politicians and academics that support abortion and population control.

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With the Advent of Artificial Reproductive Technologies is there a Fundamental Right to a Child?

With the advancement of artificial reproductive technologies (ARTs) and the legalization of same-sex marriage, questions have arisen about legal parenthood and fundamental rights. Katarina Lee analyzes how recent domestic and international court cases have in effect moved to institute a right to a child, supported by the legalization of same-sex marriage.

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Did International Law Kill Charlie Gard?

Charlie Gard’s tiny body was deprived of life two weeks before his first birthday, his ventilator was switched off after his parents, Chris and Connie, put up a fierce fight against the UK National Health Service that shocked the country and the world.

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Trump Bans Transgenders in Military

President Donald Trump announced via Tweet last week that as Commander in Chief he was banning the gender confused from serving in the U.S. military.

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