November 19, 2021

State Department Includes Abortion in Human Rights Report

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken
This month, the US State Department included abortion rights in its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

The report includes sections detailing the "reproductive rights" in every country that is a member of the UN. When State Department spokesperson Ned Price announced the change, he told reporters, “We reaffirm our full commitment to promote and protect the sexual and reproductive health of all individuals, recognizing the essential and transformative role they play in gender equality and women and girls’ empowerment around the world.”

"Reproductive Rights" in this report includes the supposed "human right" to abortion. The ability to legally abort an unborn baby does not constitute a "human right." It is quite the opposite. Such "rights" deprive innocent humans of their lives, and they suggest that children are obstacles blocking women from being successful in life.

The Biden administration's State Department plans to judge UN members in its future annual reports.

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