H.R. 1205 would remove the United States from this global forum, and in doing so, would destroy the United Nations itself. H.R. 1205 proposes no alternative to the United Nations. It merely takes the world back to the dark days of the early 20th century.
“No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” This is Article 4 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document passed by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
As F.G. Fitzer observed earlier this morning, today is National Aviation Day, a holiday that promotes an industry that has become more of an annoyance than an inspiration. Today also commemorates something more inspiring: Humanitarian workers who put themselves into dangerous situations in order to