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Senate Rejects UN Disability Treaty

If ratified with a two thirds majority this would be the most significant international human rights treaty ratified by the USA since the Senate adopted the Convention Against Torture in 1992.

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US Senate Poised to Vote on Disabilities Treaty

There is word from Capitol Hill that the Senate will vote this week on ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities. Can an international treaty that have little to do with abortion can nonetheless escape the trap of domestic American abortion politics?