Recent Articles by Susan Roylance
Published: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 11:10 am MST
“Our action or inaction on the family in the United Nations will be one of the rare occasions when the world will be really watching,” stated Ambassador Dapkiunas of Belarus. So why will the world b...
Published: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:27 am MST
As the U.N. celebrated the 25th anniversary of the treaty on the Rights of the Child, many countries spoke out on the rights of the parents to determine the sex education of their children, and a recognition of...
Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 3:17 pm MDT
New Australian prime minister supports traditional marriage between a man and a woman, and other pro-family issues.
Published: Friday, August 30, 2013 3:49 pm MDT
Same-sex marriage proponents are like "sharks seeing blood in the water," said William C. Duncan at a leadership meeting of United Families International, which included the introduction of the new internationa...
Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 11:01 am MDT
At the time DOMA was signed into law, the U.S. State Department was promoting same-sex marriage at a United Nations conference in Istanbul. The intent of the law was to protect children from those intending to ...
Published: Friday, February 17, 2012 4:12 pm MST
Confusion reigned in the final hours of the recent U.N. Commission for Social Development. The developing countries want the U.S. to kick in more funds to solve their financial problems, and the U.S. wants to f...
Published: Friday, February 10, 2012 7:24 pm MST
To shore up conservative Republican support, Romney said, "Mine will be a pro-life presidency." He said he would reinstate the Mexico City policy, cut off funding for UNFPA and Planned Parenthood.
Published: Friday, February 3, 2012 8:26 am MST
Verbal Clash between Syria and Israel at the Commission on Social Development reflects tensions in the Middle East and disrupts diplomacy at the U.N.
Published: Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:59 pm MDT
The question, “When does human life begin?” was answered in a European Court of Justice this week. The judgement recognizes the beginning of human life at “all stages of the development of hu...
Published: Friday, April 23, 2010 11:46 am MDT
A surprising drop in maternal deaths related to pregnancy was reported this week in The Lancet -- a report that may have been delayed under pressure from pro-choice groups.