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By Austin Ruse, Crisis Magazine, September 27, 2019

Austin RuseBy their own admission, the United Nations plan to impose abortion—which it calls “reproductive health”—on the whole world. It’s a project 25 years in the making, beginning no later than 1994 at the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo. (It was here that Catholics and Evangelicals were awakened by Pope St. John Paul II.)

This week, the United States officially joined the pro-life resistance. President Donald Trump told the U.N. General Assembly that “Americans will never tire of defending innocent life. 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. Global bureaucrats have absolutely no business attacking the sovereignty of nations that wish to protect innocent life.”

Trump gets this exactly right. His statement was so on-the-money that I wish I could say I wrote it myself. All of us at the Center for Family and Human Rights have been making this argument at the United Nations for more than 20 years. I can tell you for a fact that not even George W. Bush ever gave such a passionate appeal to defend the unborn.  ….