Monday, May 26, 2008

Pro-Life Congressmen Thwart U.S. Support for UN Abortion Initiative

by Piero A. Tozzi and Susan Yoshihara Note: Piero A. Tozzi and Susan Yoshihara write for the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, which monitors pro-family issues as well as pro-life ones that covers. This article originally appeared in the pro-life group's Friday Fax publication.

New York, NY -- Pro-life congressmen, led by Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Bart Stupak (D-MI), rescued a congressional resolution supporting reduction of women’s mortality at home and abroad from surreptitiously advancing the pro-abortion agenda advanced at the United Nations.

House Resolution 1022, as now drafted, promotes both “maternal health and child survival” without a stealth promotion of abortion.

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