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By David Nussman, Church Militant, September 25, 2019
American president criticizes globalism, abortion agenda in address to United Nations
UNITED NATIONS (ChurchMilitant.com) – President Donald Trump is calling out the United Nations for promoting abortion.
Addressing the 74th Session of the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday, the U.S. president condemned globalism and trumpeted nationalism and liberty.
He spoke at one point about the right to life, condemning forces at the United Nations that promote a radical pro-abortion agenda.
“Americans will also never tire of defending innocent life,” Trump told international leaders. “We are aware that many United Nations projects have attempted to assert a global right to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand, right up until the moment of delivery.”
He continued, “Global bureaucrats have absolutely no business attacking the sovereignty of nations that wish to protect innocent life. Like many nations here today, we in America believe that every child, born and unborn, is a sacred gift from God.”
The day before Trump’s speech, the United States and 18 other countries presented to the United Nations a joint statement saying there is no international right to abortion.
That occurred as part of a meeting at the United Nations, during which U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar spoke out against using ambiguous terms like “reproductive health and rights” as euphemisms for abortion access.
After criticizing the United Nations’ promotion of abortion, President Trump discussed Americans’ right to bear arms, saying at one point, “The United States will always uphold our constitutional right to keep and bear arms. We will always uphold our Second Amendment.” ….
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