keep it dark (snidegrrl) wrote,
keep it dark

More from Ms.

Every time I try to read an issue of this magazine in one sitting, my brain threatens to explode. With righteous indigation, sure, but also with inspiration. At any rate, pass this message on.

"Campaign founders, Lois Abraham, a lawyer from New Mexico, and Jane Roberts, a retired French teacher and tennis coach from California, had never met, but they shared the same indignant reaction when the United States Administration withheld $34 million that Congress had appropriated for UNFPA."

"The United States is the only country ever to deny funding to UNFPA for non-budgetary reasons. In July 2002, the U.S. Administration announced its decision to withhold $34 million - that had previously been appropriated by Congress to UNFPA - based on false claims that the Fund supports coercive abortion in China. The decision was taken despite recommendations made by a State Department fact-finding team to release the funds."
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