Skip to comments.HSLDA: Call Now to Stop UN Children’s Treaty (Rights of the Child)
Posted on 06/24/2009 11:53:29 AM PDT by AngieGal
Following is an email I received this afternoon from the HSLDA:
Dear HSLDA Members and Friends,
Monday in a Harlem middle school, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice told a group of 120 students that administration officials are actively discussing when and how it might be possible to join (that is, ratify) the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). As before, she also communicated what a disgrace it is that the U.S. would stand with only Somalia against such a widely accepted treaty.
This is the first direct public statement by the Obama administration that it will seek ratification of the UN CRC.
In my 30 years of political involvement, I have learned to recognize this as what is called a trial balloon. Like in World War I trench warfare, our opponents have sent up a balloon to see if it will draw fire. If things remain quiet, they will proceed with their plans to push for ratification of the CRC in the U.S. Senate. To discourage them from doing so, we need to make sure that our voices are heard with unmistakable clarity. We must let the Obama administration know that we oppose this anti-family, anti-American treaty.
Action Heres what we need you all to do:
1. Call the White House comments line at 202-456-1111. Tell them you heard the administration wants to ratify the CRC, and you strongly oppose this giving away of U.S. sovereignty to the UN. Also, keep in mind that this treaty gives the government jurisdiction to override any decision made by any parent if the government thinks that a better decision can be madeeven if there is no proof of any harm.
2. Call the Ambassador Susan Rices office at the United Nations. Tell her that you want her to represent the United States to the world rather than trying to get the United States to go along with international law initiated by the UN. Her office number is 212-415-4000.
3. Contact your senators and urge them to oppose ratification of this treaty.(Find your senators contact information by using HSLDAs Legislative Toolbox.) Ask them also to defeat it once and for all by cosponsoring SJRes 16the Parental Rights Amendment.
It is very important that we speak up right now. Please call before you close this email!
Michael Farris HSLDA Chairman
May as well tell them to say NO to CEDAW too, but they won’t. We are so screwed.
See, by overwhelming the “news cycle”, he can dilute opposition to the: GM bailout, IGA bailout, ACORN bailout/funding as “census” workers, the AGW tax-and-trade bill, the health care bill, ....
Here’s some more information:
Home School Court Report - July/August 1993
Home School Legal Defense Association
I have long advocated the need for an amendment to the Constitution that limits the ability of Congress or the States to meddle in the affairs of parents.
Hey, Susan Rice, up yours.
US out of the UN and UN out of the US. And take the Kenyan with you.
ALL such treaties are illegal and a violation of the constitution and sovereignty of this nation.
Any politician calling for adoption of this or any other UN treaty should be impeached for treason.
And that amendment is HJRES42.
“UN Treaty Says Childrens Rights Outweigh Parental Rights!!
This treaty would ban spanking, home schooling, and even church attendance if the kids reject them!”
By: J. D. Longstreet
January 9, 2009
“Exclusive: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Would Threaten the American Family”
HSLDA: Delegation at UN Disconnects Phone—Update
Dear HSLDA Members and Friends:
The office of UN Ambassador Susan Rice has been inundated with calls!
The first phone line we sent out has been completely shut down, and the voice mail system for all of their lines has been crashed.
This means you can’t likely get through, so what do you do?
You no longer need to call the U.S. office at the UN. Instead, please contact the White House comment line at 202-456-1111. It may be busy—we have kept it busy all day—but keep trying. It is only open from 9 to 5 EDT, so time is limited. However, you can also send them a message online at http://www.whitehouse.gov/CONTACT/.
Also, contact your senators. Find their contact information by using our Legislative Toolbox at http://www.hslda.org/toolbox . Congressional offices also close at 5 (EDT), so try to get to them quickly—or call tomorrow!
Please visit www.ParentalRights.org for more up-to-date information on this campaign before calling our office.
Thank you so much, and keep up the great work!
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