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Proposed Law Would Ban Foreign Critics of LGBT

A bill recently passed out of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee would allow the federal government to block U.S. visas for foreign individuals who criticize or otherwise work against the LGBT movement.

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UN Envoy Supports Buying and Selling of Children

A UN representative charged with combatting the buying and selling of children has come out for the buying and selling of children in commercial surrogacy.

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UN Population Agency Intends to Avoid Negotiations on Abortion

The UN population agency is asking governments to endorse 17 political commitments related to “sexual and reproductive health and rights” without a UN negotiation. The request raises fears that the agency wants to supplant limits set by the UN General Assembly on UN programs for controversial issues like abortion and sex education.

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WHO Downgrades Warnings on Depo, Concerns Remain

In response to the results of a large-scale trial, the World Health Organization (WHO) has revised its recommendation for the use of the injectable contraceptive Depo Provera, removing warnings that it might be linked to increased risk of HIV infection.

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G7 Rejects Abortion Language in Final Communique

G7 leaders of the world’s largest economies rejected the recommendation of an advisory panel that abortion language be included among the group’s final communiques.

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UN Agency Tries to Impose Abortion and LGBT Rights in Sex Education Everywhere

A UN Agency is urging governments to use deceptive anti-democratic tactics to “overcome social opposition” to comprehensive sexuality education that promotes abortion and LGBT rights.

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U.S. Sends Official Pro-Life Message to Foreign Governments

The U.S. Government has reached out to foreign capitals to request support for U.S. pro-life efforts at the United Nations. Such a high-level pro-life effort by a U.S. administration is unprecedented.

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UN Human Rights Experts Continue to Lobby for Abortion

According to a UN expert, countries must decriminalize abortion as part of their efforts to eliminate violence against women in obstetric settings, and, “at the very minimum,” legalize it in certain exceptional cases.

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New UN Ambassador’s Challenges Executing Trump Pro-life Foreign Policy

The U.S. Senate confirmed their top diplomat at the United Nations last week, Kelly Knight Craft. She now faces several major challenges if she is to succeed in executing President Trump’s international pro-life agenda.

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Can White House and GOP Senators Protect Pro-Life Policy?

Before lawmakers left Washington for the August recess, they passed a major budget bill increasing the federal budget and lifting the debt ceiling for two years.

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U.S. Uses UN Mechanism to Pressure Countries on Homosexuality

The U.S. State Department is using a little-known UN mechanism to pressure governments to change their laws on sexual practices related to “sexual orientation and gender identity.” 

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Sexual Left Organizes Against Pro-Life Nominee to the UN

Rarely if ever has a nominee for federal office answered the abortion question as clearly, succinctly, and even bravely as Andrew Bremberg did last month before the Senator Foreign Relations Committee.

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White House Confirms Global Campaign to Protect Homosexual Acts

The White House confirmed the launch of a global U.S. campaign to promote acceptance of homosexual acts last week after several months of confusion and misinformation surrounding the administration’s position on LGBT issues.

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Longtime UN Pro-Life Advocate Publishes a Memoir of His Life and Stories from the Field

Earlier this year, a longstanding champion of the pro-life movement at the UN published a book compiling stories, reflections, images, and documents from nearly a quarter-century of work on behalf of unborn children and the family at high-level international meetings.

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UN Women to Replace “Women” with “Gender”

The UN agency for women announced last week it is no longer focused on women’s rights but rather “equality of all genders,” including LGBTIQ+.

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Abortion Funding Robust in Global Development Goals

The UN sustainable development goals were billed as the last best hope of the UN system when they were adopted in 2015.

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Trump Administration Rains on UN Abortion Parade

The celebration of the 25thanniversary of a landmark agreement that enshrined abortion in UN policy, was dulled by the pro-life policies of the Trump Administration this week.

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Will White House Women’s Initiative be Hijacked by Abortion and Gender Advocates?

Democratic Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoiled the White House plans for a controversy-free event last week when she took to the podium and said women can’t be empowered without contraception and abortion.

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France Ignores UN Disability Committee, Euthanizes Paralyzed Man

Starting more than a week ago, and culminating on Wednesday with his death, French doctors decided deliberately to kill Vincent Lambert.

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Critics Question New Study Asserting U.S. Policy Increases Abortion in Africa

According to a new article published in The Lancet Global Health, so-called Mexico City Policy is linked to increased abortions in sub-Saharan Africa, due to reduced contraceptive use and more unintended pregnancies. 

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Trump Administration Fiercely Defends Pro-Life Law and Policies Internationally

The Trump administration warned the United Nations to stop promoting abortion in conflict and other emergency situations at an annual meeting on UN humanitarian efforts that took place in Geneva this week.

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Kenya’s Supreme Court Eviscerates Protections for the Unborn

International abortion advocates are celebrating a ruling of Kenya’s Supreme Court last week that overturns pro-life actions of the Kenyan government, broadens the circumstances when abortion is permitted in the socially conservative East African country, and opens the door to a liberal abortion regime.

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Study Disputes Link Between HIV and Depo Provera; African Women Insist Results are “Not Good News”

For decades, an international debate has raged over whether the use of the injectable contraceptive Depo Provera increases women’s risk of contracting HIV when exposed to the virus. 

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UN Treaty Apparatus Furious with Trump Over Abortion and Money

A three-day feminist conclave last week shows that Trump’s pro-life policy is hitting abortion activists where it hurts: in the pocketbook.

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UN Debates Mandatory Universal Health Coverage Including Abortion

The next big thing in global aid is universal health coverage.

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