Marriage and Family Archives - C-Fam
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.
Defying Definitions, Trump Takes Strong Pro-Life Pro-LGBT Stance At UN
The Trump administration delighted and frustrated social conservatives last week when it staunchly opposed abortion while calling for international recognition of homosexual relations at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.
Embattled LGBT Czar Calls for Hate Speech Laws and Web Censorship
Appearing before the Human Rights Council for the first time, UN independent expert on LGBT issues Vitit Muntarbhorn refused to retrench even as he appeared embattled and emotional from criticism of his work.
Abortion Groups Celebrate New Head of World Health Organization
Former Ethiopian health minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected Tuesday to a five-year term as head of the World Health Organization (WHO).
U.S. Lawmakers Seek to End Impunity for Online Sale of Children
A bipartisan bill introduced last week by U.S. lawmakers seeks to end impunity for website owners who knowingly facilitate online sale of children for sex.
Analysis Shows Only a Tiny Number of UN Member States Preoccupied with Homosexuality
A new analysis of the UN human rights monitoring system shows a universal obsession among experts but only a tiny number of member states with the controversial issues of abortion and homosexuality.
Trafficking Survivors Tell UN: Strengthen Families To Protect Women and Girls
Women who were trafficked or mistreated for their reproductive organs told the UN this week that to successfully combat modern-day slavery, countries must respect and empower the family.
Parents of Down Syndrome Girl Tell UN That the Family Protects Kids
When tests showed Kurt Kondrich’s unborn daughter Chloe had Down syndrome, the doctors’ only advice was to abort her.
Obama Cloaked LGBTI Agenda in Women’s Rights Plan to Thwart Republicans
An Obama-era executive order on helping women in conflict settings mutated into a vast set of mandates including abortion, homosexual rights, and environmentalism in U.S. defense and diplomatic policy and programs.
Did the UN Secretariat Attempt to Censor Pro-Family Viewpoint?
Highly unusual, UN bureaucrats temporarily blocked C-Fam’s written and oral statements at the Commission for Social Development this year, only allowing the statements after pushback.
New UN LGBT Expert Doubles Down Against Religious Freedom, Describes “Entry Points” for Homosexual and Transgender Rights
The new UN expert on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues outlined a strategy for his three-year term before dozens of supportive UN bureaucrats, delegates, and activists in a meeting last week.
Gay Rights Leader Moved to Key State Department Position
The Obama administration positioned their top U.S. homosexual rights diplomat into a key position within the State Department which will make it harder for the Trump administration to change current U.S. policy opposing traditional values on human sexuality.
New US UN Ambassador Nominee Stands by Pro-Life Position at Confirmation Hearing
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for United States UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, repeatedly asserted her pro-life views during her Wednesday confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Democrats Desperate to Preserve Obama Legacy on Abortion
Pink-clad feminists ready to disrupt a second day of Senate confirmation hearings were ejected before Rex Tillerson’s testimony began.
Could Mexican Lives Be Saved by Trump’s Presidency if the New Mexico City Constitution Will Not Protect Them?
As usual, cultural Marxists—and all those who aim at destroying the beauty, and at obscuring the true value and meaning of human dignity, of life, and of the family—are taking…
Best Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations
It has been a remarkable year. As has been the case in recent years, we have many more positive stories to highlight than negative ones.
Worst Moments of the Year for Life and Family at the United Nations
While there were many positive moments to highlight this year, the bad ones were particularly bad, in fact, far worse than in any recent years.
OAS event proposes abortion to stop teen marriages
The Organization of the American States (OAS) hosted an international event proposing the way to end the tragedy of child marriage is by letting children have abortions.
UN’s New Top Bureaucrat Raises Hopes
The United Nations swore in its ninth Secretary General on Monday, former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres, raising cautious optimism from pro-life and pro-family groups after 10 years of activism under Guterres’ predecessor Ban Ki-moon.
Pro-Family Leaders Launch Declaration on Marriage in Cape Town
Pro-family leaders from around the world recently gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, to roll out and sign a declaration that aims to protect the family and traditional marriage.
Editorial: We Can’t Contracept Our Way to Maternal and Child Health
For too long the answer to making childbirth less dangerous has been to urge women to avoid it.
General Assembly Rejects Controversial Sex Ed Programming, Launches Anti-Bullying Campaign
A three-year campaign to have the General Assembly endorse “comprehensive sexuality education” programming fizzled out during negotiations this year.
Defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is not discriminatory, EU Court says
EU Member States are not obliged to legislate for same-sex “marriages” or “civil partnerships”. This has been confirmed by a decision released last week by the Court of Justice of…
Countries Take up Positions Ahead of UN Vote on LGBT Rights
The UN General Assembly is preparing the battlefield for the most important vote on the homosexual agenda it has ever faced.
Mexican Committee rejects same-sex law. A strong message to the government, and to the UN.
Perhaps, national marches work: at least, they do in Mexico. Last Wednesday, the Mexican Congressional Committee on Constitutional Matters decided to reject the president’s proposal to legalize same-sex marriage. Peña…