From CitizenLink.com (a Focus on the Family site): UN Tries to Force Abortion on Member Nations

October 3, 2006

UN Tries to Force Abortion on Member Nations

Organization using committees and treaties to strong-arm nations to change their laws.

In an effort to make abortion an international human right, certain committees of the United Nations have been pressuring countries to change their abortion laws. It’s been going on for years, but pro-family groups are now shining the light on the UN’s strong-arm tactics.

“They use these treaty bodies, these monitoring bodies, to get nations to actually rescind their laws that prohibit abortion,” explained Susan Yoshihara, executive vice president of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute (C-FAM). “The way they’re doing it is by misinterpreting the treaties.”

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