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Humanity of Unborn Child Merely “Philosophical,” Human Rights Watch Head Tells Rights Commission 

The leader of one of the world’s top human rights organizations told the U.S. Commission on Unalienable Rights last week that abortion is a “fundamental right” for “anyone who wants or needs it” and that arguments about the humanity of the unborn are merely “philosophical,” with no place in policy.

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Population Control Making a Comeback in the U.S. Congress?  

U.S. Congressman Ami Bera said population control is a national security issue and that USAID and Congress are working together to get Republicans to spend more on contraception overseas.

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Will Girls’ Education Bill be Scuttled by “Gender” Poison Pill?

Even in a gridlocked and divided Congress, there is bipartisan support for initiatives to improve global health, end violence against women around the word, and improve girls’ access to education.

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Latest UN Figures Show Rapid Global Aging

Even with adjustments for longer, healthier living, the UN’s latest population figures show rapid aging and economic unpreparedness across the globe.

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Despite Increased Support, U.S. Pro-life Diplomacy Bested by EU Opposition

Despite President Trump’s statement at the General Assembly in September, and a growing number of countries supporting U.S. pro-life diplomacy, U.S. pro-life amendments to UN resolutions adopted before Christmas failed by a wide margin.

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International Violence Against Women Bill Would Fund Overseas Abortion Groups

In late November, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives reintroduced the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA), a bill whose previous introductions led to heated debates over issues of abortion and gender.

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5 Best Moments of 2019 for Life and Family

NEW YORK, December 27 (C-Fam) 1. President Trump stands up for the rights of unborn children at the UN General Assembly. The high point in the international campaign to protect…

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5 Worst Moments of 2019 for Life and Family

NEW YORK, December 27 (C-Fam) Even as the U.S. and a coalition of other sovereign nations promoted a strong pro-life agenda at the United Nations in 2019, UN staff and…

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Democrats Fail to Rollback White House Pro-life Foreign Policy in FY2020 Spending Bill

When U.S Congressional leaders agreed to a spending bill package to fund the government and avert a government shutdown, they scuttled proposals from Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) that would have undermined U.S. pro-life foreign policy.

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Pro-LGBT Governments and U.S. Clash on Campaign to Decriminalize Homosexuality

U.S. ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell pitched a U.S. campaign to decriminalize homosexual conduct to members of the LGBT Core Group on Wednesday.

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U.S. Ambassador Fuels Public Row Over Homosexuality in AIDS-Ravaged Zambia

A war of words has broken out between the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote and the government of Zambia over that conservative country’s laws on homosexual behavior. The U.S. Ambassador has even threatened to withhold financial aid to this AIDS ravaged African country.

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U.S. Funds Still Being Used to Promote Abortion Abroad, Despite Administration’s Pro-life Position

On Tuesday, pro-abortion organization Ipas celebrated Human Rights Day by asking its followers to share a graphic on social media declaring abortion to be a human right. 

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World’s Top Sex Ed Promoter Promises Radical Social Change

A U.S.-based organization with a long history of promoting controversial curricula for children recently rebranded itself, declaring its mission to promote radical social change through sex education.

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Council of Europe Commissar Tries to Halt Slovakia Abortion Ultrasound Bill

A pro-life Slovak bill requiring mothers to see an ultrasound of their babies before an abortion provoked blistering condemnations from Council of Europe officials and abortion groups last week.

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UN to Downplay Crime of Child Pornography

The UN General Assembly will replace the term “child pornography” with “child sexual abuse material” even though experts have warned in the past that the move could make it harder to prosecute some child pornography cases.

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New Beijing Report Shows One-Child Policy Aftershocks

A new Chinese government report shows devastating economic effects of Beijing’s brutal, 40-year family planning policy.

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UN Women Takes Neutral Position on Criminalization of Prostitution

The UN agency for women recently announced its neutrality on whether prostitution should be criminalized.

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Trump Pro-life Diplomacy Roils General Assembly Debates  

Abortion is as controversial today at UN headquarters as it was before Barack Obama took office in the White House, thanks to pro-life diplomacy from the Trump administration. 

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Kenyans Strongly Rebuke UN Agency for Using Africa as a Backdrop to Promote Abortion

The UN population agency’s plans to host a government conference on “sexual and reproductive health” in Kenya backfired this week, as Kenyans fought back attempts to export Western sexual norms in Africa.

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Holy See Pulls Out of Nairobi Summit, U.S. Leads Opposition to Abortion Agenda

From start to finish the Nairobi Summit that concluded today in Kenya was clouded by charges of illegitimacy.

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General Assembly Inches Toward Redefining Gender as Social Construct

Nations clashed over a proposed UN treaty on crimes against humanity at UN headquarters last week. If adopted, the new treaty would change the definition of gender in international law to include more than 100 genders.

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Large Population of Scientists Thinks There Are Too Many of the Rest of Us

Elite scientists said this week that overpopulation is a top reason for climate change and our numbers should be reduced. In a statement by  11,000 scientists, population control was one of six priority areas.

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Once More Trump Keeps Abortion Out at UN Security Council

For the second year in a row, the U.S. kept abortion-related language out of a UN Security Council resolution on women in crisis and conflict.

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Senate Leader Pulls Funding Bill that Promotes Abortion and Homosexuality

Senate leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) withdrew the overseas funding bill from a package of appropriation bills this week because of pro-life concerns.

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Pro-Life U.S. Diplomat Resigns After Deep State Attacks

The State Department’s top official for UN affairs will retire next month after five decades of public service, beginning as a combat-decorated Marine, and including U.S. ambassador to the UN in Geneva.

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