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Abortion Supporters Protest Silence On “Reproductive Rights”

At a high-level meeting of the UN Economic and Social Council this week, the council’s president had to reassure abortion supporters that the UN remains committed to achieving targets on universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights in the ministerial declaration it adopted on UN development goals.

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World Population Day Brings Warnings of Overpopulation and Population Implosion

During this week’s observance of World Population Day, global family planning proponents identified crises such as humanitarian emergencies and the global financial downturn to justify more funding to limit the world’s population.

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London Family Planning Summit: The Cracks Are Showing

With its ambitious agenda off target and its largest funding source threatening to pull out, the international family planning partnership (FP2020) tried hard to appear positive at its summit in London this week.

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Using “Family Planning” in the 2030 Agenda to promote a “right to a child” for the LGBTI community.

An NGO that promotes the rights of people who identify as lesbian, gay, homosexual, transsexuals and intersex, argues UN Member States must “provide viable options to assisted reproductive technologies for…

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Charity Watchdog GuideStar Labels Christian Non-Profits as “Hate-Groups”

The non-profit law firm Liberty Counsel is suing the non-profit monitoring group GuideStar in federal court for defamation.

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C-Fam President Austin Ruse Interviewed on EWTN About New Book “Littlest Suffering Souls”

British comedian and actor Stephen Fry once said that if he ever met God he would tell him “Bone cancer in children? How dare you!” A new book from C-Fam President Austin Ruse challenges this kind of thinking.

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Member States React to UN Women Abortion Advocacy

UN Women just released the updated version of its strategic plan for the next three years. Notwithstanding the criticism on the previous draft raised by several UN Member States, the…

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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.

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New UN Database Pressures Countries on Abortion

The World Health Organization has launched a new interactive database on global abortion laws and policies, aimed to pressuring countries to conform their abortion laws to the recommendations of UN agencies and bureaucrats.

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The OAS 47th General Assembly: New Hope for Life and the Family in the Americas

Latin American countries pushed back this week against further promotion of gender ideology in a resolution at the Organization of American States

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UN Women Ramps Up Abortion Advocacy

UN Women’s new draft strategic plan signals a change of focus for the Agency from consensual policies to possibly promoting abortion among other controversial social policies.

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EDITORIAL: UN Rapporteur Says Death from Botched Abortion is Extrajudicial Killing

The UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, announced her view that any death from a botched abortion amounts to an extrajudicial killing if it occurs in a country that protects children in the womb.

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Secretary of State Tillerson Defends Trump’s Pro-Life Actions in State Department Budget Hearings

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson defended President Donald J. Trump’s pro-life policies during four separate Congressional hearings this week on the president’s proposed budget.

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Another Fight for the Family at the next General Assembly of the American States. Paraguay Leads.

Whether the thirty-five States of the Americas will continue to promote the controversial social agendas in the whole hemisphere will be decided next week by the next General Assembly of…

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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.

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Sudden Death of Chief Overshadows UNFPA Executive Board Meeting

Just as nations convened on Monday to discuss the UN Population Fund’s new strategic plan, news broke that the agency’s executive director had died suddenly the night before.

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UN Member States Commit to Empower Women, and Mothers, When “Experts” Won’t

At UN Headquarters this week, UN Member States committed their governments to protecting women’s rights but in an unusual change of emphasis, focused largely on their roles as mothers and caregivers and avoided the usual controversial issues.

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Editorial: UN LGBT Czar’s First Report Falsifies UN Record

The first report issued by Vitit Muntarbhorn, the new UN independent expert on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues goes well beyond his new office’s mandate of merely preventing violence.

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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).

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Honduran Physicians Defend the Human Person, from Conception to Death.

Following the historic vote that preserved Honduras’ pro-life legislation, an astonishingly strong case against abortion decriminalization came from the Honduran College of Physicians. “There is no reason capable to justify…

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Trump Expands Mexico City Policy, Abortion Groups Keep Some Funding

The Trump administration announced additional restrictions on abortion funding in foreign aid this week, in effect neutralizing U.S. complicity in the proliferation of global abortion.

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Children Born of War Receive Unprecedented Attention in Security Council Debate

Two years after it first heard from advocates for children conceived as a result of wartime rape, the UN Security Council is giving such children much-needed international attention.

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World Bank promotes the LGBT agenda. International and UN experts join.

On the “International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia” (IDAHOT 2017) an incredible number of events and activities focused on the rights of individuals who identify as members of the…

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New Human Trafficking Foundation May Support Abortion and Prostitution

Conservative human rights groups are increasingly alarmed about a new funding proposal to combat human trafficking around the world.

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100th Anniversary of Fatima Marked at UN Headquarters

“Pope Francis has just landed in Fatima,” said the ambassador of Portugal to mark the beginning of a special event at UN headquarters to celebrate the centenary of the apparition of Our Lady at Fatima to three Portuguese shepherd children.

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