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Editorial: The Mexico City Policy is Not a Violation of Human Rights

Mainstream media headlines this week painted President Donald Trump’s executive order banning funding for foreign abortions as an end to all U.S. support for global women’s health. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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European Parliament Abortion Campaign Seeks to Indoctrinate Children

The European Parliament has launched a campaign to promote abortion among the continent’s adolescents.

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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.

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Field Narrows in Race for New WHO Director-General

NEW YORK, March 27 (C-Fam) The United Nations’ next top medical official will be decided by May. The field of candidates has been narrowed from six to three. The race picked up momentum this week with interest groups scrutinizing each candidate’s statements and manifestos to see how they would lead on health issues, including abortion.

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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.

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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.

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Five Things the Trump Administration Must Do at the UN

There are five main things the Trump administration must do to put U.S. foreign policy back on a pro-life and pro-family track.

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Editorial: Trump Faces a Different Sort of UN Reform

Holding the UN more accountable isn’t just about using the power of the President and Congress to withhold funds—as past Republican administrations have rightly but perhaps restrictively tended to do.

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The Voice of the Latin American People is Pro-life and Pro-Family. Interviews from Paraguay, Panama, Guatemala, and Mexico.

The recent vote of the UN General Assembly, on the institution of an independent expert on sexual orientation and gender, did not reflect the laws, and the values, of many…

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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.

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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.

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US UN Ambassador Implies African States Condone Mass Murder of Homosexuals

In what can only be considered well outside the bounds of usually polite diplomatic discourse, an obviously agitated US UN Ambassador Samantha Power implied that African delegations were complicit in the murder of homosexuals who are thrown off of rooftops in certain Muslim-held cities.

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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.

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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.

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“Sexual Rights” Proponents Seek Legitimacy Through Universal Periodic Review

Western activists have turned to a relatively obscure UN procedure to change national laws in traditional countries on such things as homosexual marriage and sexual “rights”.

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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.

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The Contraception Crisis that Isn’t

The world’s most powerful family planning groups announced a “contraceptive crisis,” calling for more funding and “sounding the alarm over the unmet contraceptive needs of hundreds of millions of people.”

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Wikileaks: Clinton and Her Team Deeply Involved in UN LGBT Minutiae

Leaked emails show how intimately familiar and ardently concerned Hillary Clinton and her closest advisors are with the minutiae of social policy debates and how they intend to use its arcane language to promote “sexual rights” in traditional countries.

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Wikileaks: Clinton Will Fund Overseas Abortion Without Conscience Protections

Recently released Wikileaks emails show that President Obama wanted to fund abortions overseas, a clear violation of longstanding US law and policy, but that he nonetheless wanted to allow for conscience protection for doctors reluctant to perform abortions.

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UNESCO Promotes “LGBT rights” for children

With a new publication, UNESCO has joined list of UN agencies advocating for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender agenda.

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UN Rights Chief Divides General Assembly on LGBT Rights

Nations celebrated the 50th anniversary of two foundational human rights treaties on Wednesday by alternately praising and criticizing UN human rights chief Zeid bin Ra’ad for using his post to promote lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues.

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UN Appoints Global LGBT Ombudsman, Nations Push Back

The Human Rights Council appointed a prominent gay rights activist as UN ombudsman for LGBT issues last week.

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UN Agencies Enlist African First Ladies to Sanitize “Reproductive Health” and Sex Ed

A recent UN event embodied a decades-long contradiction between UN staff and some UN member states who have opposite understandings of whether the term “reproductive health” includes abortion.

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Historic UN Clash on LGBT Rights Set for November

Supporters of LGBT rights at the UN are preparing for the most important vote on their agenda since 2008.

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UNFPA’s Biannual Checkup Reveals Symptoms of Abortion

Despite close ties with pro-abortion groups, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has been constrained from openly promoting abortion but that may be changing.

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