Alliance Defending Freedom: It’s days away: The Supreme Court’s marriage decision is expected to come down on June 29.
C-FAM: “Homosexual activists just launched a new ‘toolkit’ which outlines methods to promote a controversial document which asserts that states have a legal obligation to fulfill ‘rights’ to gay adoption, reproductive technologies and state-funded sex changes . . . [Piero Tozzi], Senior Legal Counsel with the Alliance Defense Fund’s global practice group, stresses that multiple citations of the Yogyakarta Principles do not mean there is a new international norm.”
C-FAM: “Angry delegates took to the UN floor this week to denounce a report that promotes a new human right to explicit sexual education for young children . . . The report claims a new human right to sexual education citing non-binding recommendations and other UN reports including the controversial UNESCO guidelines on sexual education and the Yogyakarta Principles. The report’s author, Victor Muñoz, argues that States have an obligation to ensure this new right ‘from the early stages of life.’”
C-FAM: “Two recent initiatives out of the Council of Europe (CoE) on sexual orientation and gender identity are seen as the first major step to codify the radical Yogyakarta Principles into the framework of international institutions. The Yogyakarta Principles (Principles) is a 2007 document adopted by a group of human rights ‘experts’ including several United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteurs and members of UN treaty monitoring bodies . . . Although neither CoE document is binding, Roger Kiska, legal counsel for the Alliance Defense Fund, warned the Friday Fax, ‘These CoE documents in the future would be likely quoted by the ECHR and influence its interpretations.’”
Natural and Un-Natural Law
“The monograph that follows . . . sets forth that clash between the ideals of 1948 and the counter-principles asserted by the generation of 1968. He exposes the shoddy thinking of those who seek to establish a right to abortion — the ultimate exercise of raw, bloody power over the helpless and powerless. He brings to light the incipient totalitarianism and anti-democratic elitism of those roughly thirty United Nations and activist human rights ‘experts’ who crafted a manifesto entitled the ‘Yogyakarta Principles.’ The document purports to propound ‘binding’ human rights norms that are to govern social legislation in the area of ‘sexual orientation and gender identity,’ despite such norms never having been consented to by sovereign states.”
LifeSiteNews.com reports: A statement promoted by the government of France and issued jointly in December by 66 United Nations (UN) member states on “sexual orientation and gender identity” advances an agenda set forth in a highly controversial 2006 document called …