Next Stop on the Obama Apology Tour; A United Nations Review of Our Human Rights Record
Byline: Wendy Wright , SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
This November, for the first time, the United States will be subject to a review of our human rights record by the notorious United Nations Human Rights Council. Undoubtedly, the United States will be chastised for not ratifying a U.N. treaty on women's rights. Because President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton support the treaty, this may be another stop on their apologize for America tour.
But the State Department has every reason to defend our position confidently.
We'll be scolded that most countries have ratified the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). Yes, the United States can respond, and that includes nations …
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Publication information: Article title: Next Stop on the Obama Apology Tour; A United Nations Review of Our Human Rights Record. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: August 19, 2010. Page number: B03. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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