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Jul 23, 2018 4:23 PM - 2+ mon ago

Description: Not pro-lifeCatholic SentinelA resolution encouraging breastfeeding was expected to be approved easily this spring by delegates at a United Nations assembly in Geneva. The resolution says that a mother's milk is the healthiest for children, and countries should work to limit ......

Excerpt: Not pro-life Monday, July 23, 2018 1:06 PM A resolution encouraging breastfeeding was expected to be approved easily this spring by delegates at a United Nations assembly in Geneva. The resolution says that a mother’s milk is the healthiest for children, and countries should work to limit inaccurate or misleading marketing of breast milk substitutes. Instead of abiding by science, the U.S. delegation sided with the interest of infant formula manufacturers and temporarily toppled deliberations. The Americans went so far as to bully Ecuador, which had planned to introduce the measure. U.S. delegates told the South American country’s delegation they’d inflict retaliatory trade measures and withdraw military aid if it pushed forward. Russia ultimately stepped in to introduce the measure, and the U.S. delegation backed off. The Catholic Church does not have a direct stance on breastfeeding. But the church long has advanced public health, through hospitals and social services, and advocated for a culture of life. ...

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