“Mexico City Policy” revived by Trump
Known as the “global gag rule” by pro-choice groups, the Mexico City Policy goes a step further than existing legislation, which prevents federal dollars from being used for abortions. Instead, it prevents organizations that receive any federal funds from paying for their own abortion programs. Read on….
Afghan women watch an informative documentary about the prevention of unwanted births at Marie Stopes International Clinic in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009. Increased contraceptive use has led to fewer abortions worldwide, but deaths from unsafe abortion remain a severe problem, killing 70,000 women a year, a research institute reported Tuesday in a major global survey. (AP Photo/Farzana Wahidy)