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UN launches global campaign for gay rights

By Elise Grafe
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Homosexuality | Last month, President Barack Obama spent much of his three-country African tour urging countries to embrace homosexuality. Not to be outdone, the U.N. joined…

Midday Roundup: Sen. Frank Lautenberg dies

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Obituary. A Democratic aide announced today that New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg died after a bout of viral pneumonia. He was 89. Lautenberg served five…

Globe Trot: Factory collapse survivor didn't dare dream of rescue

By Mindy Belz
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International | The seamstress who survived for 17 days buried inside the Bangladesh garment factory collapse told the BBC: “Even in my wildest dreams I did not…

Gay therapy gets shock treatment at UN

By Angela Lu
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Homosexuality | A UN panel stacked with people who oppose therapy to help homosexuals live a different lifestyle condemned the practice last month in what they hope will be…

Herr professor

By Emily Belz
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United Nations | Religious freedom advocates, often ignored, find a friend in UN representative Heiner Bielefeldt

Pro-lifers win, Obama loses in UN abortion battle

By Leigh Jones
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Abortion | Pro-life advocates at the United Nations have succeeded in halting U.S. efforts to list abortion as an international right that member nations could be forced…

Voted down

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Senate falls short in the ratification of a controversial UN disabilities treaty

One step away

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Senate Republicans allow disabilities treaty to come to a floor vote as conservative groups work against its ratification

Coming to a head

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Conservative groups rise to oppose a controversial international disabilities treaty that could become the ‘supreme law of the land’

Disabilities group opposes UN treaty

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | Joni and Friends has concerns about the treaty’s effect on parental rights, the rights of the unborn with disabilities, and U.S. sovereignty

Redefining rights

By Emily Belz
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United Nations | New UN Population Fund report declares contraceptives a ‘human right’

The maternal death rate myth

The maternal death rate myth

By Alisa Harris
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United Nations | UN population conferees use older, higher death numbers to prop their case for abortion and family planning in undeveloped countries despite a 'robust reason…

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