20 Jan It Is A Solemn Day
Janaury 20, 2009
It Is A Solemn Day
The air is crisp and cold. Flags are waving. People are cheering. The military salutes. Another President is inaugurated. And people who care about families, marriage between a man and a woman, the sanctity of life and religious liberty stand by the side and wait with baited breath.
Is he really going to abolish all abortion restrictions? Will he repeal the Defense of Marriage Act? Will he appoint judges who will strip churches of their right to preach their beliefs? Will he ask Congress to ratify the most terrifying treaty to come from the UN?
It is a solemn day when a President is inaugurated who promises to oppose the values that this country was founded on.
It is a solemn day when the strident voices of feminism at the United Nations are cheering.
It is a solemn day when those who feel the State has more say over the education of a child than the parents are giddy with enthusiasm.
It is a solemn day when those who promote the taking of the lives of unborn children are counting how many more abortions will now be able to take place.
It is a solemn day.
Those of us who have fought so hard to achieve the victories of the DOMA, Proposition 8, the defeat of the ratification CEDAW treaty, the rights of doctors to refuse abortions, and the ban on partial-birth abortions are saying, “We will not give up!” We will not allow the family to be destroyed! We will not allow our children to be raised by the State! We will not allow the gay-agenda to define the environment in which our children will be raised!
Our UN/International Policy Director has written an excellent article on what we need to be prepared to fight for. Please take a moment to read it. Become informed. Prepare to devote your time to this important cause. Strengthen your resolve. Educate your children.
The battlefield is being readied. The forces are assembling. Choose to become engaged. Decide that you will be a part of the fight. United Families International will help you. We will be the voice of thousands around the world who want to be successful in this battle. Together we will fight for the values we hold most dear. Together we will defend families, sanctity of life, traditional marriage, and religious liberty.
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No Room for Families at Obama Table
Expectations from the left are at an all-time high. The new Obama administration, although promising to be bi-partisan, has sullied great favor with those who would stomp on the rights of the family for the right to abortion, sexual orientation and the like. Virtually all of his transition team members come from the abortion-rights side of the ledger where their policies have already begun to come to fruition. What is considered by our opposition as the most “progressive administration in recent memory” is nothing more than a nightmare come to reality by those fighting for the family, parental rights, religious liberty and life.
There is a strong possibility that within a few short months the United States of America will join hands with the European Union and Canada where liberal policy at home and at the United Nations is the norm.
Let’s take a look at what legislation and policies will most likely be introduced and passed this year:
RATIFICATION OF UN TREATIES: Both treaties have been in place for over 20 years and have the signature of a US President. They must be ratified by the US Congress to take effect. If these treaties are ratified, which appears likely with the new Congress and under the Obama administration, all state and federal law will be superseded by UN international law and overseen by UN appointed Boards.
1.CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women)
(United Families has researched CEDAW in the past. Click here to read more.)
2. CRC (Convention on the Rights of the Child)
PASSAGE OF RADICAL ABORTION RIGHTS LAW: FOCA – Freedom of Choice Act
REPEAL OF PROTECTION OF MARRIAGE: DOMA – Defense of Marriage Act
PASSAGE OF SPECIAL RIGHTS FOR LESBIAN, BISEXUAL, GAY, AND TRANSGENDERED (LBGT): ENDA – Employer Discrimination Act
REVERSAL OF THE BUSH EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT WILL FUND EMBRYONIC STEM CELL RESEARCH.
APPOINTMENT OF LIBERAL JUDGES TO THE SUPREME COURT AND ALL FEDERAL COURTS.
With the domination of liberals in both Houses of Congress, pro-family legislators will find it very difficult to stymie the efforts of this radical agenda.
Almost as importantly, Obama’s leadership picks are under heavy scrutiny by pro-family coalitions, including his new United Nations Ambassador. Dr. Susan E. Rice, former assistant secretary of state and ex-National Security Council member for Bill Clinton, is known as one of Obama’s most liberal appointees. As Ambassador to the UN, Rice will carry the clout needed to push through the radical agenda put on hold by eight years of Bush’s pro-family/pro-life staunch appointees.
In March of this year, the 53rd Comission on the Status of Women will be held in New York. Rice is expected to personally head up the U.S. delegation and open the flood gates of feminism. Some may not take what occurs at the UN too seriously, believing that the UN is short on policy and long on rhetoric. But, the fact is Rice together with the new Secretary of State and darling of women’s rights around the world, Hillary Clinton, know just how to use the UN system to help in promotion of their feminist agenda.
No doubt the US will join ranks with members of the EU to push through LGBT rights, including same-sex marriage, on the EU and the rest of the world through the UN process, treaties and documents. An article from the gay community outlines their agenda.
As you can see, the battle for the family is heating up. After 8 long years of relative calm…the gloves are off and the fight is even costlier. United Families is currently preparing to send a team of policy experts to the UN Conference of the Status of Women (CSW). Join us in the battle by donating today to offset the costs of our travel.
We cannot afford to give up and cave in. Your support will allow our voice to be heard. We will not be at the table, but we can still be in the room joining in on the debate.
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