In stark contrast to diplomacy in defense of human life under the Trump administration, the Biden administration has already made a swift entrance into the United Nations with a radically pro-abortion platform.
According to C-Fam’s Friday Fax, diplomats reported that the Biden administration “expressed support for the controversial phrase ‘sexual and reproductive health and rights’ in UN negotiations.”
U.S. diplomats followed the lead of the European Union, who proposed the references of the controversial phrase in the first round of negotiations for the draft agreement of the UN Commission on the Status of Women which will take place next month.
The phrase “sexual and reproductive health and rights” is more than just a euphemism for abortion. It has never been agreed or defined in UN policy because it includes “sexual rights,” a notion that socially conservative countries find offensive. Sexual rights were rejected by UN diplomats as long ago as the Beijing Women’s Conference in 1995. Over the years, UN agencies promote LGBT rights, abortion access, and sexual autonomy for children under this rubric.
Delegates told the Friday Fax that the U.S. remained quiet on abortion in written submissions due last week. But just days after the Senate confirmed Linda Thomas-Greenfield as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, U.S. diplomats endorsed the sexual rights agenda of the European Union.
The United States’ position on these crucial issues has radically departed from where it stood only a matter of months ago under the Trump administration.
As we reported last year, diplomats under the former president staunchly opposed the phrase “sexual and reproductive health and rights” used to sugar-coat the abortion agenda and firmly declared that abortion is not a “right”. Unsurprisingly, the administration was roundly accused by pro-abortion critics of setting these “rights” back 20 years.
But as soon as Joe Biden was inaugurated as America’s 46th president, we all knew things would take a sharp turn for the worse.
In a January 28 memorandum on women’s health, Biden signaled his approval of the advancement of abortion in the UN, saying, “It is the policy of my Administration to support women’s and girls’ sexual and reproductive health and rights in the United States, as well as globally.” The memorandum also directed the U.S. State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development to promote the phrase.
This is what lies ahead under leadership that promotes the culture of death and denies the image of God in every single human being. Pray, saints. Pray.
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