The Acts of the Democracies




USA Vetos in UN

The USA vetoes 15 United Nations resolutions that the majority of countries approve of.

The right of every state to choose its economic and social system in accord with the will of its people, without outside interference in whatever form it takes (voted by 131 to 1); Resolutions against apartheid South Africa (110 to 1, 149 to 1, 140 to 1, 145 to 1); Prevention of an arms race in outer space (147 to 1); Declares that education, work, health care, proper nourishment, national development are human rights (132 to 1); International law (110 to 1); Transport and Communications Decade in Africa (137 to 1); Prohibition of manufacture of new weapons of mass destruction (116 to 1); Reversing the arms race (133 to 1), Prohibition of chemical and bacteriological weapons (98 to 1); Requests a study on the naval arms race (113 to 1); Disarmament and security (132 to 1); Strengthening the United Nations to respond to natural and other disasters (126 to 1).

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