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Countries Debate Soft Law in Death Penalty

dramatic debate on national sovereignty erupted in the General Assembly on Tuesday over a proposed resolution on the global abolition of the death penalty.

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Abortion Dominates Family Planning Conference

Family-planning potentates donned super-hero masks at a conference in Rwanda this week, touting their “family-planning super powers.”

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UN Committee Says, “Right to Life” Means “Right to Abortion”

The “right-to-life” clause in an important UN human rights treaty must now include a right to abortion.

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Leakers Seek to Gut Trump Pro-life Foreign Policy

A new Trump administration policy defending human life in international negotiations by avoiding terms that promote abortion has come under attack this week.

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The Sometimes-Impenetrable Way Problems are Attempted at the UN

UN issues, and UN documents are highly complicated and almost impossible for laymen and even experts to follow.

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Report Charges UK with Exaggerating Lives Saved Through Family Planning

A new report claims that estimates of lives saved by UK foreign aid efforts are greatly exaggerated.

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Feminists Decry UN Promotion of Gestational Surrogacy

A coalition of feminist organizations petitioned world leaders and the United Nations General Assembly to ban surrogacy, asking governments to defund UN agencies that promote the controversial and dangerous practice.

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U.S. May Shut Down Postal Subsidies for Illegal Abortion Drugs from Overseas

President Donald Trump recently announced the U.S. pull-out from a little-known UN agency that sets standards for international postal issues.

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ANALYSIS:  Proposed Law Would Mandate Feminist U.S. Foreign Aid Policy

The U.S. Congress is poised to codify Obama administration gender policies at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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USAID Gives Millions in Grants to Group Fighting U.S. Pro-Life Policy

The U.S. International Agency for International Development (USAID) just gave a hefty grant to CARE, a global aid organization that is working to undermine the administration’s pro-life policies and to insert abortion into humanitarian situations worldwide.

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Bill Gates Thinks There are Too Many Africans/Calls for Population Control

The goal of eliminating extreme poverty is among the top priorities of the global community and is the first of the UN’s seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

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Deep State Fights Trump’s Pro-Life Foreign Policy

Career employees of the State Department are fiercely resisting attempts of Trump administration officials to close loopholes in the President’s revamped and expanded Mexico City Policy.

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UN Committee Says Nations May Not Exclude Abortion from “Reproductive Health”

A UN committee denounced Malta’s laws protecting children from abortion as a violation of the human right to sexual and reproductive health.

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UN Experts Say Pro-Lifers are Dangerous

UN experts said abortion-on-demand is “at the very core of every women and girl’s fundamental right to equality, privacy and physical and mental integrity and is a precondition for the enjoyment of other rights and freedoms,” in a lengthy statement released on what abortion groups call “Safe Abortion Day.”

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Putting Tanzania’s family planning announcement into perspective

As my colleague, Lisa Correnti, wrote in this week’s Friday Fax article, the president of Tanzania has placed restrictions on foreign funding for contraceptive advertising in his country. Before delving…

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Tanzania President Suspends U.S. Family Planning Advertising

Last week the Tanzanian government suspended family planning advertisements funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) while the program is reviewed for its population control motives.

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Disconnect Between Trump’s Sovereignty Message and State Department Promotion of LGBT

U.S. President Donald Trump’s message to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday started where he left off last year, insisting on sovereignty as the bedrock of U.S. foreign policy and the only legitimate foundation for international cooperation.

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U.S. Expected to Fight Back Against Abortion as a Humanitarian Right

During the Obama administration abortion groups successfully included the term “sexual and reproductive health” in two Security Council resolutions and an annual UN General Assembly resolution.

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Abortion Advocates Say They Are “Human Rights Defenders”

Abortion activists are circulating a joint statement to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, identifying themselves as “women’s human rights defenders,” in advance of what they call “International Safe Abortion Day.”

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Indian High Court Says Sodomy is International Human Right

India’s highest court has struck down the nation’s sodomy laws after the country’s legislature declined to do so.

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UN Committee on Disabilities Supports Abortion on Disabled Children

Last week, two UN committees monitoring compliance with human rights treaties issued a joint statement declaring that access to “safe and legal abortion” is not only essential to women’s health, but also a “prerequisite for safeguarding women’s human rights” more generally.

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ANALYSIS: The International Implications of the Kavanaugh Confirmation

International abortion groups are in a state of alarm because of the very real possibility the reconfiguration of the U.S. Supreme Court under U.S. President Donald Trump may lead to the reversal of Roe v. Wade.

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UN Pulls Credentials of Correspondent Over Spurious Charges

The United Nations has permanently canceled the press credentials of long-time UN correspondent Matthew Lee, founder and chief correspondent of the Inner City Press.

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Review: Against Empire, for the Nation; Yoram Hazony and “The Virtue of Nationalism”

Men and women sit in quiet and carpeted rooms at the UN and the EU and consider they possess the power to tell other men and women around the world how to live their lives.

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Nurses Ask UN to Consider Alternatives to Abortion

Can women and adolescents be healthy without abortion and contraception? According to an association of nurses who spoke at UN headquarters last week, the answer is a resounding yes.

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