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The Center for Family and Human Rights, known as C-FAM, was founded in 1997 as an apparent “front” organization for the scandal-ridden group Human Life International. However, the group now largely functions as a personal soapbox for C-FAM President Austin Ruse to spew hatred and lies. Ruse spreads white supremacyanti-LGBTQ and anti-woman propaganda via C-FAM’s platform.

C-FAM also has influence over the U.N.’s approach to human rights, which has only grown under the Trump administration. Ruse advised Trump’s 2016 campaign, and C-FAM has been rewarded with direct access to the State Department. The State Department named C-FAM an emissary to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and has provided the U.S.’s U.N. representatives with talking points meant to undermine women and LGBTQ persons’ rights internationally. More concerningly, C-FAM has pushed the State Department to align itself with autocratic regimes in an attempt to restrict women’s and LGBTQ rights at the U.N.

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