American Life League 1179 Courthouse Road PO Box 1350 Stafford, VA 22554 (888) 546-2580 Catholic NGO at the UN with a campaign to stop Planned Parenthood internationally. An early spinoff of the National Right to Life Committee. Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute 866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 495 New York, New York 10017 (212) 754-5948 Headed by Austin Ruse, this organization works among NGOs at the UN without actually being one. Publishes a weekly Friday Fax usually about the UN available on its website. Concerned Women for America 1015 Fifteenth St. N.W., Suite 1100 Washington, D.C. 20005 (202) 488-7000 The largest conservative women’s political organization in the United States maintains an anti-feminist agenda based “on Biblical principles.” Founder Beverly LaHaye has now gone broadband with her radio shows and videos which support the sanctity of the family, oppose abortion, and attack groups like SIECUS. NGO at the UN. Family Research Council 801 G Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 (202) 393-2100 The Washington public policy arm of Focus on the Family, this group is a registered NGO with the UN. Run by former conservative Louisiana legislator Tony Perkins, the FRC maintains a primary interest in human sexuality and bioethics alongside weighing in on many other issues. Publishes voter scorecards and action guides. Focus on the Family 8605 Explorer Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80920 (800) A-FAMILY The largest and most visible of all Christian Right organizations in the United States, Focus became an NGO at the UN in 2003. No Apologies, its abstinence- only curriculum, is marketed globally. Heartbeat International 665 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Suite 440 Columbus, OH 43229 USA (888) 550-7577 Claims to maintain the largest network of anti-abortion, “crisis pregnancy” centers in the world. With affiliates in nine countries and a directory of almost 5000 centers worldwide. Human Life International 4 Family Life Lane Front Royal, VA 22630 Phone: 800/549-LIFE A hard-line conservative Roman Catholic resource and training ground for anti-abortion activists with offices in 59 countries. Founder Rev. Paul Marx has claimed that Jews run the abortion movement. When aggressive tactics prevented HLI from gaining NGO status, they created  C-FAM to maintain a UN watchdog presence and the Population Research Institute to frame their messages. Silver Ring Thing 530 Moon Clinton Road Moon Twp., PA 15108 (412) 424-2400 Revivalist-based evangelical chastity renewal program for adolescents. Faith-based initiative federal funding was curtailed in the United States after an ACLU intervention. Offices in the UK and South Africa. UNd o i n g   R e p r o d u c t i v e   Fr e e d o m  Christian Right NGOs Target the United Nations POLITICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES   2006 14 Resource List of Groups Mentioned in the Report