From: The Blaze
Republicans Defeat Ratification of the U.N.’s ‘Rights of Persons With Disabilities’ Treaty in Senate
The Senate failed to ratify a United Nations treaty that many felt could usurp parents’ rights after a big push Monday from conservatives to call senators and voice opposition.
Many Republican senators rejected the U.N.’s Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities treaty, which was modeled after the Americans with Disabilities Act. Prior to Tuesday, a majority of Republicans had already said they would not take up the treaty during a lame-duck session. read the rest