Unformatted text preview: The Convention was not ratified by the United States for various political and religious reasons. Many political conservatives argued that it conflicts with the constitution. In addition, the Supreme Court has steadfastly held that no government may interfere with the parent-child relationship, and that the treaty would undermine parent rights. It was also argued by various US organizations that the UN had become increasingly invasive on domestic policies, and that many of the matters discussed in the convention were only marginally related to the rights of the child. Many of these arguments stem from deeply entrenched cultural differences. The fact the US’s society still has certain troubles stomaching human rights changes shows the complex struggle of other cultures, such as the case in Asia, to conform to western ideals....
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- Spring '11