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AFA slams upcoming UN resolution on abortion: Life is a fundamental right, not abortion

Monday, August 29, 2022 @ 08:57 AM

TUPELO, Miss. —  The American Family Association (AFA, www.AFA.net) continues to stand for the lives of the unborn, even as powerful international pro-abortion activists pressure the United Nations (U.N.) to approve a hideous resolution asserting that abortion is a ‘human right.’ The belligerence toward the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade this past June is led by Western elites in the Biden Administration and the European Union who have aggressively applied pressure to the U.N. to vote yes on the resolution, which could be voted on at any time.  

According to the Center for Family & Human Rights, the resolution would “give a clear mandate to U.N. agencies that abortion should be promoted as a human right.” The resolution, motivated by an apparent impulse to self-destruction, comes in the face of plummeting fertility rates and devastating population collapses in many Western countries, including the United States.

American Family Association Executive Vice President Ed Vitagliano commented on the resolution, claiming that this unethical push to solidify abortion in society is another ploy by people and governments who openly reject the guidelines for life provided in the Bible.

Vitagliano stated, “The United Nations is not quite a worthless entity as some conservatives suggest, but resolutions like this one reveal that the U.N. certainly isn’t worth much. The sheer audacity of globalist elites is evident every day as they lecture the ‘common folk’ about not being woke enough. One other thing is clear from a Christian perspective, however, and that is that the U.N. is overrun with and controlled by people who hate God and His laws. To insist that it is a ‘human right’ to kill other human beings is a demonic ideology.”

For over 40 years, AFA has operated within the mission to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations of American culture and give aid to the church here and abroad in its task of fulfilling the Great Commission.  Founded in 1977, AFA has long been on the front lines of America’s culture war. Today, AFA is one of the largest and most effective pro-family organizations in the country, with nearly a million online supporters and approximately 110,000 subscribers to The Stand (formerly known as the AFA Journal), the ministry’s monthly magazine.  Find AFA Action Alerts here.  In addition, AFA owns and operates nearly 180 radio stations across the country under the American Family Radio banner. 

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