Amnesty International reasserts pro-abortion position

On Sept. 28, Amnesty International, the international human rights group, announced it was updating its "sexual and reproductive rights" policy, essentially reaffirming its pro-abortion position. Amnesty International had previously supported abortion in certain circumstances, although it released papers and launched campaigns that supported broadening abortion in numerous countries and circumstances. It now calls for full decriminalization of abortion. Amnesty International is "calling [...]

2020-12-06T15:50:48-05:00October 31, 2020|Abortion, Announcements|

Amnesty International slams Nicaragua for abortion ban

Amnesty International is slamming yet another Latin American country for its pro-life laws. In a recently released report , Amnesty called Nicaragua’s total ban on abortions a “cruel, inhuman disgrace” and charged that the new law has led to an increase in maternal deaths. As in the cases of Mexico, the Dominican Republic and Peru, Amnesty’s latest report on Nicaragua incorrectly argues that [...]

2009-09-30T15:11:14-04:00September 30, 2009|Abortion, Human rights|
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