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Date: 12/10/2018
Human Rights Day: Pope Francis Calls for Action to Protect the Unborn
Pope Francis sent a message today, Human Rights Day, to an international conference in Rome on human rights—“Human Rights in the Contemporary World: Achievements, Omissions, Negations”—with words that apply to the world and especially to policy makers.

Date: 11/30/2018
Ireland: Pro Life Lawmakers Defend Pro-Life Position
Debate in Ireland’s Dáil Éireann is increasingly filled with intolerance for the pro-life position and the right of conscience by lawmakers as debate on amendments to the government’s bill to legalize abortion takes place.

Date: 10/30/2018
Human Rights Committee-Countries Must Provide Abortion
The Human Rights Committee formally adopted General Comment (GC) no. 36 on article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) on the right to life and tells countries that they must provide abortion.

Date: 10/11/2018
Pope Francis: Thou shall not kill ‘innocent budding life’
Yesterday, Pope Francis gave one of his strongest statements against abortion to date during the General Audience during which he reflected on the 5th Commandment: ‘Thou Shall Not Kill’, and challenged common arguments used to support the violence of abortion.

Date: 9/29/2018
African Union Seeks to Curb Actions against African Values
The Executive Council of the African Union issued its decision on a report about the actions of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR).

Date: 8/23/2018
Lancet Editorial: “Catholic Church v women’s rights in Argentina”
Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal, described by Wikipedia as “among the world's oldest, most prestigious, and best known general medical journals” has increasingly demonstrated its pro-abortion bias as it continues its U.N recognized leadership on global health issues.

Date: 8/22/2018
Brazil: Supreme Court Hearing on Abortion
The Supreme Federal Court of Brazil held a public hearing on a case designed to result in the legalization of abortion for the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.

Date: 7/18/2018
Soros Funds International Abortion Conference in South Africa
The third Abortion & Reproductive Justice: The Unfinished Revolution conference took place in South Africa through funding from George Soros’ Open Society to pursue the overturning of laws against abortion around the world claiming that abortion is “reproductive justice” and the quest to obtain universal access to abortion equals a “revolution”.

Date: 6/25/2018
UN Working Group’s Attack on Pro-Life Values
The Working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice, established by the Human Rights Council in 2011, issued its latest report and attacks what it labels an “alliance of conservative political ideologies and religious fundamentalisms,” that it charges is responsible for “unprecedented pushback” and “retrogressions” in the area of women’s rights “often in the name of culture, religion and traditions, and threaten the hard-fought progress in achieving women’s equality.”

Date: 6/15/2018
Deputies in Argentina Vote to Legalize Abortion with UN Support
The Chamber of Deputies was the scene of a 23 hour debate on abortion which resulted in a close 129-125 vote to legalize abortion on demand for the first 14 weeks of pregnancy; abortion is currently allowed in case of rape or when the life or health of the woman is at risk.

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