Stop UN Imposition of Abortion Agenda on Ireland and Other Nations
In a move showing the utmost contempt and disrespect for the right of every nation to decide its own laws on abortion the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has recommended that abortion be decriminalised “in all circumstances” in Ireland and has recommended that Ireland “review its legislation with a view to ensuring children’s access to safe abortion…”
This means that abortion would be permitted, for girls, right up until the birth of their child.
These recommendations can be found in the Committee’s “Concluding Observations” of its review of Ireland’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The UN’s so-called “child rights” experts also issued their findings on a number of other countries as well, including, Kenya, Peru, The Maldives, Benin and Senegal, all of which were given the same recommendation: that abortion be decriminalised in all circumstances.
The UN’s shameless promotion of these extreme abortion policy proposals on the international stage are disgraceful. Not only is the Committee on the Rights of the Child completely ignoring its own human rights foundation, it is putting pressure on individual sovereign nations to reject their own pro-life legislation, in favour of the UN’s radical abortion ideology.
In short, the UN is trying to bully these nations into adopting its own pro-abortion stance by using its own status as a supposed champion of human rights. This is a terrible abuse of power and influence and one which must be resisted.
The Committee were investigating how well Ireland, and these other nation states, lived up to the standards set by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Convention itself states that – quoting from the Declaration on the Rights of the Child – “…the child, by reason of his physical and mental immaturity, needs special safeguards and care, including appropriate legal protection, before as well as after birth.”
It would seem that the Irish constitution, which explicitly acknowledges the right to life of the unborn is taking the both the Declaration on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of the Child far more seriously than is the UN itself.
Sign this petition to Ireland’s Ambassador to the United Nations and the Ambasadors of the other countries mentioned in the UN’s overreaching report – Kenya, Peru, The Maldives, Benin and Senegal – asking them to resist this aggression from the UN, and do all they can to ensure their own nations are able to retain their sovereignty in regard to the life and welfare of its own citizens – including the unborn.
This petition will also be sent to the Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki Moon, so as to inspire some accountability within the UN. But, the most important recipients of this petition are the Ambassadors to the UN of Ireland and the other small or developing nations of Kenya, Peru, The Maldives, Benin and Senegal.
When you sign this petition, you are standing up for small and developing countries, to have the right to decide, as sovereign nations, on sensitive issues like abortion without being bullied by the UN.
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UN Must Not Impose Its Abortion Agenda on Ireland and Other Small and Developing Nations