President Trump introduced Friday that he’ll nominate State Division spokeswoman Heather Nauert to succeed Nikki Haley because the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Haley was lauded by pro-life teams for standing up for pro-life values on the UN< which has a historical past of pushing abortion.
“Heather Nauert will probably be nominated [for U.S. ambassador]. She’s accomplished work with Nikki Haley to switch Nikki on the United Nations. She will probably be ambassador to the United Nations,” Trump informed reporters on the White Home garden right this moment. “She’s very proficient, very sensible, very fast, and I feel she’s going to be revered by all.”
Nauert is a former Fox Information correspondent and “Fox & Buddies” co-host.
Haley was celebrated by the pro-life motion and the previous South Carolina governor is adamantly pro-life.
”It has been the distinction of a lifetime” to be UN ambassador, Haley mentioned when asserting she was stepping down. She indicated she isn’t working in 2020 and can go away on the finish of the yr.
“I imagine in time period limits … I feel it’s important to be selfless sufficient to know when to step apart and let another person do the job,” she mentioned.
From the pro-life standpoint, Haley was accountable for overseeing United States’ withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council, a misnamed group that not often promotes genuine human rights and spent extra time pushing abortion than stopping international human rights atrocities.
“Nobody ought to make the error of equating membership within the Human Rights Council with assist for human rights. To at the present time, america does extra for human rights, each contained in the U.N., and world wide, [than] another nation. And we are going to proceed to try this,” mentioned Haley on the time.
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“We simply received’t do it inside a council that persistently fails the reason for human rights.”
On June 19, america introduced it was leaving the United Nations Human Rights Council, citing the council’s bias towards Israel and its tolerance for human rights abusers to be included within the council. The choice was excellent news for pro-life advocates because the so-called human rights group pushed for a worldwide proper to kill unborn youngsters in abortions.
On the time of the announcement, Haley mentioned that the council was a “protector of human rights abusers and a cesspool of political bias.”
The so-called UN human rights group has a historical past of denying human rights to youngsters earlier than delivery.
In 2012, the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva inched nearer to asserting abortion as a human proper when it handed a decision endorsing a controversial new set of pointers on maternal mortality. The rules have been crafted with enter from abortion advocates and mirror a view rejected by nations on the UN Basic Meeting.
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The decision, sponsored by New Zealand, Burkina Faso, and Colombia, endorsed a “technical steering” paper by the UN Excessive Commissioner for Human Rights that included abortion beneath the time period “sexual and reproductive well being rights.”
Council members opposing the decision mentioned, “A human rights-based method to maternal mortality and morbidity has to respect the sovereignty of states . . . with full respect for the varied spiritual and moral values and cultural backgrounds of its folks, and in conformity with universally acknowledged worldwide human rights” which thus far doesn’t embrace abortion.
The UN Human Rights Council additionally castigated Eire for its pro-life legal guidelines defending unborn infants from abortion, serving to pave the best way to overturning them.
Penny Nance, CEO and President of Involved Ladies for America, praised the transfer in feedback to LifeNews.
“The United Nations’ dedication to defending human rights has strayed so removed from its conception post-World Conflict II when President Harry Truman appointed Eleanor Roosevelt to the primary American delegation to the U.N.,” she mentioned. “Right this moment the UNHRC itself is a remake of its predecessor, the U.N. Fee on Human Rights, which had to get replaced as a result of it valued partisan politics above human beings. Historical past is nothing if not repetitive, and right this moment the UNHRC is dealing with the identical destiny because the U.N. Fee on Human Rights. America is prepared to name it what it’s.”
Nance added: “America has requested the Council to face its hypocrisy. We’ve requested that they expel nations who’re blatant human rights abusers, corresponding to Venezuela, China, and Saudi Arabia. Ambassador Haley put forth minimal necessities for america’ involvement, and all of them have been ignored. It’s not our obligation to align ourselves with a global physique that claims to face for human rights however cherry picks which people deserve these rights.”
Late this yr, the United Nations Human Rights Committee drafted a memo saying that abortion and physician-assisted suicide ought to be common human rights.