Backwards: United Nations calls abortion bans 'torture' and 'extremist hate'
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Backwards: United Nations calls abortion bans ‘torture’ and ‘extremist hate’

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Abortion advocates have raged about the pro-life “heartbeat bills” in Alabama and Georgia, with the United Nations deputy high commissioner for human rights now also chiming in, declaring it a crisis and a form of torture.

“We have not called it out in the same way we have other forms of extremist hate, but this is gender-based violence against women, no question,” Kate Gilmore said in an interview with the Guardian. “It’s clear it’s torture – it’s a deprivation of a right to health.” She also added that it was a “crisis directed at women.”

READ: United Nations Human Rights Committee attacks U.S. pro-life laws

The United Nations has long taken a pro-abortion stance; before Ireland legalized abortion, for example, the U.N. slammed the formerly pro-life country as “cruel.” The U.N. also called for pro-life laws in the United States to be revoked earlier this year, calling them “incompatible” with international law. The Human Rights Committee likewise has called on every pro-life country to legalize abortion. But abortion itself is truly cruel…

 

The United Nations, in so doing, is encouraging the eradication of an entire class of people whom it has chosen not to acknowledge as humans. In one particularly heinous example, attorney Yadh Ben Achour spoke before the U.N. Human Rights Committee and said babies with Down syndrome should not be allowed to live. “I am myself an ardent defender of the handicapped and I understand very well that society and the State have to do everything possible to protect handicapped, help them, and ensure that they have a life, a possible living,” he said. “But that does not mean that we have to accept to let a disabled fetus live. This is a preventative measure.”

Meanwhile, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights claims that “Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person,” and that “No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment.” Yet preborn human beings are being stripped of these very same human rights, every single day, all over the world — and the U.N. not only does not speak out against it, but encourages it.

It is a scientific fact that preborn children are living human beings with their own bodies and DNA distinct from their mothers. They have heartbeats by 21 days and measurable brain waves by 39 days, they respond to touch, and have hiccups, all within the first trimester. They are humans who have the right to life. That a so-called ‘human rights committee’ would seek to deprive them of their inherent right to life is nothing short of abhorrent.

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