House Vote Could Restore UNFPA Funding

The U.S. House could hold a floor vote as early as tonight on an amendment to restore funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). The Population Research Institute has repeatedly documented the UNFPA's involvement with China's one-child policy. Contact your congressman and let him know what you think about restoring UNFPA funding.

UNFPA promotes population control around the world and has been involved in promoting abortion, explicit sex education and condoms for children, and coercive population control programs. UNFPA continues to subsidize Communist Chinas Draconian one-child policy. In China, married couples are officially allowed to have only one or two children, with heavy fines, loss of employment, and other sanctions facing those who have more. Such systematic abuse of human rights often leads to forced abortion and sterilization in the worlds most populous country.

Tonight, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D.-N.Y.) will likely offer an amendment to the State, Justice, and Commerce appropriations bill to restore UNFPA funding. The last time around, UNFPA funding lost by the slender margin of 219 to 216.

To contact your congressman and politely express your opinion on this issue, go to www.house.gov to find office phone numbers or call the U.S. Capitol switchboard at (202) 225-3121. Its best to call a congressmans local district office, rather than his Washington office, if you can.

Source: Population Research Institute

Update:

Source: PRI Press Release

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) continues to subsidize Communist China's coercive population control program as the U.S. House prepares to vote on an amendment to restore U.S. funding for UNFPA. According to an investigation by the Population Research Institute (PRI) in 2001, a determination by the U.S. State Department in 2002, and another State Department determination in 2004, among other pieces of evidence, UNFPA's population control activities continue to assist the Chinese government's efforts to force married couples to have only one or two children at most. China's coercive policies are openly part of national law in that country and include heavy fines, loss of employment, and other sanctions.

"If UNFPA wants U.S. funding, it must cease aiding human rights abuses in China," said PRI President Steve Mosher. "At a time when the United States is promoting vigorously human rights around the world, it's not a positive step to overturn the U.S. law that tries to keep American money out of coercing Third World women. UNFPA subsidizes China's despicable program of forced contraception, abortion, and sterilization and should reform or be abolished, not rewarded. So-called pro-choice leaders are revealed for the frauds that they are when they support money for this United Nations agency."

Currently, a provision of U.S. law called the Kemp-Kasten Amendment directs the federal government to withhold funding from international organizations that assist coercion in population control programs. "Pro-choice" congressmen may offer an amendment as soon as tonight to the State, Justice, Commerce appropriations bill to restore funding for UNFPA.

"In July 2002, I determined that UNFPA's support of, and involvement in, China's population-planning activities allowed the Chinese government to implement more effectively its program of coercive abortion. . .," wrote Secretary of State Colin Powell in a July 15, 2004 letter. "[A]s in 2002, UNFPA continues its support and involvement in China's coercive birth limitation program in counties where China's restrictive law and penalties are enforced by government officials." UNFPA officials have praised China's coercive population control program as recently as 2001.

PRI sent an investigative team to Guangdong Province, China in Fall 2001, and found that in Sihui County, the UNFPA population control officer's desk was located in the Chinese government's population control office. UNFPA claimed that Sihui County was free of coercive population control measures, but PRI spoke to victims and witnesses who confirmed the presence of coercion in Sihui County, included forced abortion and sterilization.

PRI's full investigative report and other evidence concerning UNFPA's involvement in China's human rights abuses can be found here.




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