Trump Revives Ban on Foreign Aid to Groups that Give Abortion Counseling

The New York Times’ Somini Sengupta reports, “President Trump reinstated a policy on Monday that originated in the Reagan era, prohibiting the granting of American foreign aid to health providers abroad who discuss abortion as a family-planning option.” Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee said, “We applaud President Trump for putting an end to taxpayer funding of groups that promote the killing of unborn children in developing nations.” Critics worry that the policy will affect not only abortion but other women’s health services as well, due to its provision that blocks all funding for global health programs if just one of their services involves abortion.

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