MCCL GO criticizes euthanasia in Luxembourg

By Paul Stark, Communications Associate GENEVA, Switzerland — Luxembourg’s practice of euthanasia is incompatible with respect for human rights, according to Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO), an international non-governmental organization working to secure human rights for all human beings. MCCL GO has submitted a contribution to the U.N. Human Rights Council’s …

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MCCL GO addresses Commission on Population and Development at United Nations

By Paul Stark NEW YORK — Human beings must be prioritized and protected in the midst of demographic change, said Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO) at the 50th session of the U.N. Commission on Population and Development earlier this month in New York. The theme of this year’s gathering is “changing …

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MCCL GO argues that Dutch euthanasia violates human rights protected by international treaties

Contribution filed with Human Rights Council in Geneva GENEVA, Switzerland — Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO), an international non-governmental organization working to secure human rights for all human beings, has submitted a written contribution to the Human Rights Council’s upcoming review of the Netherlands. The submission argues that the Dutch practice …

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International Women’s Day celebrates landmark Beijing Platform for Action

Editor’s note. International Woman’s Day was celebrated yesterday. The following is a news release from “MCCL Go,” a pro-life NGO global outreach program of the Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Education Fund. This year’s celebration will emphasize the landmark Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, which is marking its twentieth anniversary in 2015. Minnesota Citizens …

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MCCL GO defends life at the United Nations; executive director addresses assembly

  Editor’s note. The following was released Friday. NEW YORK, N.Y. — The 47th session of the Commission on Population and Development took place this week at the United Nations. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL GO), a U.N.-accredited non-governmental organization, encouraged delegates to prioritize the improvement of maternal health care rather than …

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Following criticism of abortion law Finland’s Interior Minister meets with MCCL GO

By Pat Buckley, European Life Network Finland’s Interior Minister sparked uproar in Finland in July by sharply criticizing the country’s liberal abortion laws. In a speech to a Lutheran missions gathering in Kankaanpää in southwestern Finland, Interior Minister Päivi Räsänen lamented that animals have more protection in Finland than unborn human babies. In her speech she …

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Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) to consult with U.N.

MCCL achieves NGO status with U.N. Following a year-long application process with tentative approval coming from the United Nations in New York in February, the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs (ECOSOC), holding its high-level meeting this week in Geneva, granted the MCCL Education Fund final approval to hold consultative status with the U.N. …

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Women suffer in multiple ways from abortion, reveals new analysis of research

WHA urged to focus on improved maternal health care GENEVA, Switzerland — Legalized abortion is widely touted as beneficial to women, but a wealth of medical and psychological evidence suggests otherwise, according to a new analysis of decades of research.  The analysis was released today at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva by Minnesota …

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March 25, 2013: International Day of the Unborn Child

The International Day of the Unborn Child is to be celebrated by all citizens on Monday, March 25, 2013. It is a day to recall the remarkable journey of life each member of the human family has taken in our commonality as human beings and our uniqueness as individuals. Initiated by Pope John Paul II …

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New Analysis: Abortion Does Not Improve Maternal Health

By Carol Tobias, President National Right to Life Recently National Right to Life, in conjunction with Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach, released a new analysis of research from Chile and other sources showing that it is improved medical care, not legalizing abortion, that is the solution to the problem of maternal deaths in …

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New analysis of maternal mortality confirms health care, not abortion, key to saving lives, Call for renewed World Health Assembly focus on improving women’s health care in developing world

GENEVA, Switzerland — Improved medical care, not abortion, is the solution to the problem of maternal deaths in the developing world, according to a new analysis of research from Chile and other sources (http://mccl-go.org/resources.htm). The analysis was released today at the World Health Assembly in Geneva by Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life Global Outreach (MCCL …

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Recent study confirms MCCL GO white paper report

Editor’s note. Although this appeared August 11 on the blog of Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), its conclusion is not only important it is highly relevant. MCCL is National Right to Life’s state affiliate. It is found at http://prolifemn.blogspot.com/2011/08/recent-study-confirms-mccl-go-white.html . A study released this week by Human Rights Watch, entitled “Stop Making Excuses: Accountability …

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