Obama’s Abortion Imperialism

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Daniel Allott
The American Spectator

…The Obama administration’s attempts to impose abortion abroad has been unethical. Its attempts to do so in Obama’s father’s homeland may also be illegal.

The Obama administration has made abortion promotion a centerpiece of its diplomatic agenda. Testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee in April 2009, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced, “We are now an administration that will protect the rights of women, including their rights to reproductive health care.” She added that “reproductive health includes access to abortion that I believe should be safe, legal and rare.”

The “centerpiece” of the Obama foreign policy, she continued, would be the Global Health Initiative, which commits the U.S. to spending $63 billion over six years on, among other things, abortion and other reproductive services.

In March, Clinton interfered in a Canadian controversy and threw what the Toronto Star called, “a grenade in the lap of her shell-shocked Canadian hosts” when during a news conference in Quebec she aggresively endorsed abortion as a way to promote maternal health…

…Congress has appropriated hundreds of millions of dollars to promote “family planning and reproductive health programs worldwide.” Over the next five years, Clinton announced in January, “All governments will make access to reproductive healthcare and family planning services a basic right.”

Obama’s abortion imperialism may have its greatest impact in Kenya, where the administration has spent millions to promote ratification of a national constitution that would radically liberalize the country’s abortion laws…

Read the entire article at The American Spectator.

Read also Constituting a Culture of Death: Tomorrow’s Vote in Kenya at NRO. And at Pundit & Pendette: Obama admin promoting abortion in Kenya with taxpayer dollars

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