Human Rights and Social Issues at the U.N.: A Guide for U.S. Policymakers


Publication Date: August 2006

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Jennifer A. Marshall; Grace V. Smith

Research Area: Human rights

Keywords: Worldwide freedom; faith

Type: Report

Abstract:

Family, religious faith, and private associations have been bulwarks of America's freedom throughout its history, and surrendering policymaking authority in these areas would erode some of the great sources of strength for the American order. The President and Congress should consider the implications of the scope of U.N. social policymaking for U.S. constitutional governance and national security.