State Department to Bypass Another Law

John Kerry and the State Department have decided to go around the law, again. In order to further the EPA agenda, they plan on  providing funding for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This might not be so bad, but the Palestinians are a part of this. Congress has passed laws specifically prohibiting that. Does not seem to matter to the Obama administration. Will Congress do anything? The world wonders.

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As Written By Brett Schaefer at The Daily Signal:

State Department spokesman John Kirby announced that the Obama administration plans to circumvent U.S. law in order to advance its climate agenda. This should come as no surprise, as the president has already circumvented the Constitution through not submitting what is clearly an international climate change treaty to the Senate.

U.S. funding for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) should now be prohibited since the Palestinian Authority has signed on as a party to the treaty—and the U.S. does not recognize Palestinian claims of statehood. Under U.S. law, this should trigger a funding prohibition enacted in 1994:

The United States shall not make any voluntary or assessed contribution: (1) to any affiliated organization of the United Nations which grants full membership as a state to any organization or group that does not have the internationally recognized attributes of statehood, or (2) to the United Nations, if the United Nations grants full membership as a state in the United Nations to any organization or group that does not have the internationally recognized attributes of statehood, during any period in which such membership is effective. (Adopted as Public Law 103-236 in 1994.)

Indeed, it is a long-standing U.S. policy that a unilateral declaration of Palestinian statehood would undermine internationally accepted frameworks for peace, including the U.N. Security Council Resolution 242 and other U.N. statements, and that recognition should occur only after a negotiated peace agreement with Israel. The Palestinian effort threatens both U.S. and Israeli interests, and the administration is right to oppose it.

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  • Michael Ryan

    This administration has no honor or respect for rule of law, Never Has and Never Will and thanks to our RINO ‘leadership’ in Congress on these things its abuses have been unchallenged.

  • standingintime

    Where are they getting the $$ to fund this stupid cause? I’m sure from SS Fund, they seem to steal out of it all the time. I’ll be so glad when this Administration is gone, I’m totally sick of them.

  • marktomark

    THESE PEOPLE ARE THE REAL CRIMINALS !!!

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