From the January/February, 2011 issue of Touchstone
family Family Takeover by Stephen Baskerville

Column: Communiqué

Family Takeover

A United Nations Treaty Will Undermine Both the Family & the US Constitution
by Stephen Baskerville

Imagine a law in America that could set children against their parents, centralize power away from the states toward the federal government, mandate increases in government spending regardless of taxpayer wishes, bypass the House of Representatives, and abrogate constitutional limitations on government power. Such a measure may soon come up for ratification by the US Senate: the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Children have become . . .


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