WASHINGTON, June 23 ( – Yesterday the US Senate voted to pay the United Nations nearly $1 billion in what some call “back dues” but the agreement stipulates that the US share of UN contributions must be reduced five percent to 20% of UN funding. The bill will now head to Congress where pro-life Congressman Chris Smith has vowed to once again attach a stipulation mandating that US money should not be used by the UN to promote or provide abortions. The pro-life provision has caused US President Bill Clinton to refuse to endorse UN payments in the last two years.

This year, however, pro-lifers are in for a challenge. In March, media mogul and depopulation fanatic Ted Turner allocated $12 million to lobby US Congressmen to pressure them to vote in favour of the US payment to the UN without the anti-abortion provision.


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