Canada: Trump’s Presidency May Have A Global Impact On Reproductive Rights

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by Sandeep Prasad, Executive Director, Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights
Posted: 12/07/2016
Huffington Post

I can still remember the feeling I had the day Trump was elected. Among countless liberties and freedoms, reproductive rights were once again on the chopping block.

His vice-president, U.S. ambassador to the UN and nominated secretary of health and human services are all outspoken anti-choicers, he has made comments about punishing women who have abortions, has vowed to appoint anti-choice justices to the U.S. Supreme Court -- specifically hoping the Court will overturn Roe v. Wade -- and has suggested defunding Planned Parenthood and banning abortions after 20 weeks.

Many have since stood up against Trump's anti-choice promises, including thousands of donations to Planned Parenthood under Mike Pence's name.

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Source: Huffington Post