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  • Reversing Another Obama Policy, Trump Pulls Funding for UN Population Fund

    04/04/2017 9:02:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 4, 2017 | 4:43 AM EDT | Patrick Goodenough
    The Trump administration said Monday it was ending funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), long a target of conservatives over concerns that its work in China abets the communist authorities’ controversial population limitation programs. The administration’s first confirmed cut to a U.N. agency will cost the UNFPA $32.5 million. Its budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 calls for unspecified reductions to contributions to the U.N. budget, and further “seeks to reduce or end direct funding for international organizations whose missions do not substantially advance U.S. foreign policy interests, are duplicative, or are not well-managed.” The move comes as...
  • House Committee Drops Funding for State Department Climate-Change Programs

    06/04/2015 9:42:40 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 4, 2015 | 4:18 AM EDT | Patrick Goodenough
    Just months before the most important U.N. climate conference in years, Republican appropriators in the House of Representatives are taking aim at one of the Obama administration’s most cherished priorities—international climate change funding. An appropriations bill for the State Department and foreign operations, released Tuesday, excludes funding for three major climate initiatives—the Green Climate Fund, the Clean Technology Fund, and the Strategic Climate Fund—and also removes funding for the U.N.-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Also in the firing line is funding for the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and debt relief. …
  • UN report promotes children’s ‘right’ to abortion without notifying parents

    11/28/2014 6:29:21 PM PST · by Morgana · 3 replies
    Life Site ^ | Nov 28, 2014 | Dustin Siggins
    A recent report from the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says that laws against abortion, sex work, drugs, and same-sex relationships impinge upon the freedoms and potential of young people. In the report, which was heavily criticized by C-FAM and the Population Research Institute's Steven Mosher, UNFPA also says that young people worldwide -- including minors -- should have unrestricted freedom to engage in contraceptive sexual intercourse and abortion without parental involvement. "Emergency contraception is something that adolescents particularly need because they use relatively ineffective methods," the report states. "Another systematic literature review by Denno et al. (2012) shows that...
  • Is the UNFPA Run by Sex Addicts?

    11/21/2014 7:01:43 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 1 replies
    C-FAM | Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute ^ | November 20, 2014 | Rebecca Oas
    Is the UNFPA Run by Sex Addicts?A book titled “Sun King” about South-West Native American life, told of a traditional belief that witches live in secret chambers in hillsides, where they hold their convocations, doing terrible things to people walking alone whom they have waylaid.Might these hillside lairs of witches be the skycrapers inhabited by leaders of the Ford Foundation or the Rockefeller-funded Population Foundation?Does an elite, international movement that seeks to initiate millions of people into lives of sexually obsessive behavior run the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)? I had a chance encounter with a sex addict that causes...
  • Rep. Smith: Obama Gave $227M to UNFPA Implementing Forced Abortion in China

    10/10/2014 7:40:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 10, 2014 - 2:33 PM | Penny Starr
    Representative Chris Smith (R-N.J.) said at the Heritage Foundation on Thursday that despite his and other congressmens’ efforts to hold Communist China accountable for its one-child, forced abortion policy, President Barack Obama and his administration are not only ignoring the policy but are advancing the “brutal program.” “I respectfully submit that not only is the Obama administration turning a blind eye to the atrocities being committed under the one-child policy, but it is even contributing financial support—contrary to U.S. law—to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),” Smith said in a keynote address at the event. …
  • UNFPA-Too Young To Wed

    03/08/2014 4:27:24 PM PST · by lbryce · 7 replies
    UNFPA ^ | March 8,2014 | Staff
    These following media showcases are being funded by the UNFPA. I've looked high and low trying to determine what the "F" stood for in the acronym UNFPA but haven't had any luck on finding out what it means. It seems, efforts by the UN to stop child marriages is being undertaken. Click Here:Too Young To Wed Too Young To Wed
  • United Nations Calls Access to Birth Control a “Human Right”

    11/15/2012 7:28:05 AM PST · by marshmallow · 29 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/14/12 | Steven Ertelt
    The United Nation’s Population Fund has issued an annual report describing access to birth control and contraception as a “universal human right” for “women and adolescents.” The is the first time the UN agency has labeled birth control a right, although the report is not legally binding on any nations and does not affect or alter the laws of any country in any way. Still, the declaration is a concern for pro-life advocates, who are worried it is the first step towards the United Nations attempting to make abortion an international right. In its report, the UNFPA also indicated it...
  • Republicans May Begin Campaign to Cut Pro-Abortion UNFPA Funding

    05/17/2011 8:40:14 AM PDT · by julieee · 3 replies ^ | May 17, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    Republicans May Begin Campaign to Cut Pro-Abortion UNFPA Funding Washington, DC -- Republicans in Congress are looking to make more budget cuts and to give pro-life advocates another chance to make gains after the passage of bills that de-fund Planned Parenthood and stop direct taxpayer funding of abortions.
  • Sex Toys on Display at the World Youth Conference

    09/03/2010 11:49:57 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 6 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Friday September 3, 2010 | Terrence McKeegan, J.D.
    Friday September 3, 2010 Sex Toys on Display at the World Youth Conference By Terrence McKeegan, J.D.   LEON, MEXICO, Sept. 3, 2010 (C-FAM) - Last week at the World Youth Conference, organized primarily by the Mexican government and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the main event for most of the estimated 5000 "participants" was the Interactive Global Forum, a massive expo with hundreds of booths and exhibits.  A tour of the booths revealed what passes for "age-appropriate" sexual education in some UN circles.Because the venue for the World Youth Conference had considerably more exhibit space than most...
  • Girl Scouts Go Wild

    03/22/2010 8:26:13 AM PDT · by bs9021 · 7 replies · 694+ views
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | March 22, 2010 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Girls Scouts Go Wild Malcolm A. Kline, March 22, 2010 While Girl Scouts around the country went door to door selling cookies, their national representatives were trying to explain a sex brochure distributed at a UN meeting the GSA was represented at. “As to their claim that the brochure might have been left in the room by a previous organizational user, the Friday Fax looked into the question of who used the room prior to the Girl Scouts at 4:00 pm on March 1,” Terrence McKeegan reported in a weekly communication sent out by the Catholic Family and Human Rights...
  • Senate Omnibus Funds Planned Parenthood, UNFPA, Ditches Abstinence

    12/11/2009 3:32:33 PM PST · by julieee · 2 replies · 303+ views ^ | December 11, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Senate Omnibus Funds Planned Parenthood, UNFPA, Ditches Abstinence Washington, DC -- The omnibus spending bill the Senate will consider this weekend could pave the way for funding abortions in the nation's capital for the first time in 13 years. There are other winners and losers in the legislation -- with Planned Parenthood and the UNFPA dining at the Congressional trough.
  • Despite disavowal of radical sex ed guide, UNFPA continues activist training

    09/06/2009 1:33:26 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 1 replies · 445+ views
    CatholicNewsAgency ^ | Berlin, Germany, Sep 5, 2009 | CNA Despite disavowal of radical sex ed guide, UNFPA continues activist training UNFPA director Thoroya Obaid Berlin, Germany, Sep 5, 2009 / 05:18 pm (CNA).- While criticism has caused the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to pull its name from a graphic sex ed guide, the organization has just completed a conference in Berlin to train 400 activists to demand countries fund and provide similar programs and abortions.The Non-Governmental Forum on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Development met from September 2-4. The German government co-sponsored the forum with the UNFPA.Wendy Wright, president for Concerned Women of America, and Samantha...
  • U.N. Population Agency Receives $50 Million In Taxpayer Money

    07/03/2009 6:25:49 AM PDT · by WhiteCastle · 1 replies · 239+ views
    CNSNews.Com ^ | July 3, 2009 | Christopher Neefus
    The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) received $50 million from the United States government this year, despite its involvement in China, where the government's population program, according to the U.S. State Department, includes a "coercive birth limitation policy" that in some cases results "in forced abortion or forced sterilization."
  • Peruvian Government Shelves Investigation into Massive Forced Sterilizations of Indigenous Women

    06/19/2009 1:12:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies · 653+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/19/09 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    LIMA, June 19, 2009 ( - Peru's government has decided to end its investigation against former health officials for thousands of forced sterilizations carried out during the late 1990s, under president Alberto Fujimori.Human rights organizations have thoroughly documented evidence that women were physically coerced, threatened, tricked, and enticed with economic incentives during the implementation of the program, which sterilized a total of approximately 400,000 Peruvian women in just two years, 1997 and 1998, with the help of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).The coercive actions of program officials have been tied to pressure from the Peruvian government to meet...
  • New Approach to Abortion ... at UN: “Motherhood and Apple Pie”

    05/28/2009 8:02:49 PM PDT · by topher · 6 replies · 586+ views -- Your Life, Family and Culture Outpost ^ | May 28, 2009 | By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.
    Thursday May 28, 2009 New Approach to Abortion Rights at UN: “Motherhood and Apple Pie” By Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D.NEW YORK, NY, May 28,2009 (C-FAM) Abortion rights advocates at the United Nations (UN) are pursuing a new approach – one that avoids mention of abortion, promotes a right to maternal health, and seeks to enforce “reproductive rights” norms among UN member States.The reason for the shift seems to be an increased confidence among activists and UN officials that they have secured or are close to securing a new international right to abortion. According to statements by the Center for Reproductive Rights...
  • Commentary: Obama Supports Kidnapping

    05/07/2009 8:39:51 PM PDT · by topher · 2 replies · 430+ views -- Your Life, Family and Culture Outpost ^ | Thursday, May 7th, 2009 | Commentary by Steven W. Mosher
    Thursday May 7, 2009 Commentary: Obama Supports Kidnapping Commentary by Steven W. Mosher, President, Population Research Institute (PRI) May 7, 2009 (PRI) - Our own Colin Mason is back from China. His week-long undercover investigation revealed fresh abuses in China's One-Child policy and new proof of the U.N. Population Fund's complicity in these abuses. Remember that the UNFPA has been in China since 1979, helping the Beijing authorities to implement their program. Colin visited three counties where the U.N. Population Fund claims to run "voluntary" family planning programs, and found that they were anything but. What struck me about...
  • Obama Admin Announces $50 Million for Pro-Abortion UNFPA

    03/26/2009 2:25:33 PM PDT · by julieee · 15 replies · 610+ views ^ | March 26, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC -- The check may have already been in the mail, but the Obama administration announced Tuesday that it is sending $50 million to the UNFPA. That's the UN population agency that has been criticized for promoting abortion and working closely with Chinese population control officials. In China, the enforcement of the coercive one-child rule has resulted in forced abortions, involuntary sterilizations and other human rights abuses. Research from the United States and British governments, along with the group Population Research International, has shown UNFPA officials working side-by-side their Chinese colleagues and going as far as sharing the same...
  • Obama Admin Sends UN Population Fund $50 Million, Abortion Backers Want More

    03/18/2009 2:26:51 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 6 replies · 620+ views
    Life News ^ | 3/18/09 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC ( -- The American economy is in turmoil but the Obama administration sent a $50 million check yesterday to the United Nations Population Fund. That's the pro-abortion group that has been accused of supporting and working in concert with Chinese family planning officials.There, the Chinese population control program has relied on forced abortions, involuntary sterilizations and other human rights abuses to enforce its rule that most couples may have no more than one child.The Bush administration had withheld the funds because of the UNFPA-China population control program ties, but Obama signed a bill reversing those limits and...
  • Senate Defeats Vote to Stop Funding UNFPA-Forced Abortions

    03/05/2009 12:30:21 PM PST · by julieee · 5 replies · 513+ views ^ | March 5, 2009 | Steven Ertelt
    Washington, DC -- The Senate on Thursday rejected an amendment that would have stopped the sending of taxpayer funds to the United Nations Population Fund. That's the UN agency that has been found to have supported the Chinese population control program that relies on forced abortions and sterilizations. The Senate voted 55-39 against the amendment, with a handful of Democrats joining most Republicans in voting pro-life for it.
  • Clinton under fire for softening human rights stand with China

    02/26/2009 3:04:43 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 5 replies · 329+ views ^ | February 26, 2009
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — On her first trip to China as Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton downplayed the Asia giant's human rights record and instead emphasized concerns over global warming and the world economy. Virginia Republican Congressman Frank R. Wolf has drafted a stinging letter to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton chiding her for diminishing the importance of human rights when dealing with China. Clinton, while stopping in Seoul, South Korea as part of a four-country tour to Asia, told reporters Feb. 20 that other issues were more pressing than human rights. “Successive administrations and Chinese governments have been poised...