We usually think of our mission of changing hearts and minds in a relatively parochial sense—reaching the people we encounter in person, or even in a radio or news interview. But sometimes our reach goes way beyond our expectations.
Like UN treaty monitoring committees that routinely misconstrue countries’ obligations, the new UPR system, now in its second cycle, is becoming increasingly hostile to countries whose laws protect unborn children and define marriage as between a man and a woman.
The bullying resolution is widely recognized as a stepping-stone to promote the notion of 'sexual orientation and gender identity' in UN policy. The terminology was rejected during negotiations, frustrating Western nations.
In my travels around the world, I see signs of hope even among many situations that appear to be worsening. A global awareness is emerging among those who have endured cultures that harbor and promote evil.