US OFFICIALS DEFEND PRO-LIFE POLICIES AGAINST ABORTION-SUPPORTERS AT UNITED NATIONS

“Abortion is legal in the United States, and the US supports both domestic and international programs for women’s health at a very high level. But we do reject the proposition that abortion is a matter of international human rights, and affirms that all lives, both born and unborn, should be protected.” -US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Destro

(Geneva) — [LifeSiteNews.com] At the UN in Geneva recently, European countries attacked the US record on abortion. The US pushed back. (Image: Pixabay)

In a three-hour grilling during the Universal Periodic Review the US sat in the dock while various European countries asserted that abortion is a human right. Though abortion is legal in the United States, the US has never supported the idea that it is a human right.

US Assistant Secretary of State Robert Destro told the governments, “Abortion is legal in the United States, and the US supports both domestic and international programs for women’s health at a very high level. But we do reject the proposition that abortion is a matter of international human rights, and affirms that all lives, both born and unborn, should be protected.”

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