Pro-Abortion Lawmakers Pressure the G7 to Push Abortion Worldwide

G7 Leaders Commit to Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health Services Leaders of the world’s most powerful countries are meeting this week at the 2016 G7 Summit in Ise-Shima, Japan. The 2016 Summit, like previous G7 meetings, has focused on some of the most pressing issues in the modern world. Items discussed included China’s bogus claim to the entire South China Sea, the Syrian refugee crisis, ways to rebuild a war-torn Ukraine, and formulating a strategy to defeat ISIS. But now G7 leaders are committing to advancing “sexual and reproductive health, rights, and services,” a term that, for pro-abortion activists, is synonymous with abortion on the international stage. A group of lawmakers pushed for access to abortion and “sexual and reproductive health” to be included as a topic of concern at this year’s Summit. A recent conference sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) paid for a gaggle of pro-abortion lawmakers to assemble in Japan to pressure the G7 to support of radical pro-abortion policy. The so-called “Global Conference of Parliamentarians on Population and Development Toward the 2016 Ise-Shima Summit” (GCPPD 2016) took place in Tokyo on April 26-27. The 100 or so left-leaning politicians in attendance predictably called upon world leaders to repeal laws in defense of life and increase access to abortion. The GCPPD 2016 declaration calls on the G7 to “remove legal barriers” to abortion, and to interpret existing abortion laws to ensure the maximum availability of abortion: Remove legal barriers preventing women and adolescent girls from access to safe abortion, including revising restrictions within existing abortion laws, and...