Trump could reinstitute anti-abortion ‘Mexico City policy’ on anniversary of Roe v. Wade

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Trump could reinstitute anti-abortion 'Mexico City policy' on anniversary of Roe v. Wade

By Christopher Brennan
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Thursday, January 19, 2017

Donald Trump is expected to reinstitute the Republican policy against foreign aid to groups that provide abortions.

A congressional staffer told Foreign Policy that the move to restore the rule, known as the "global gage rule" or the “Mexico City policy,” could be made Sunday, the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

The policy, first announced by President Reagan in 1984, prohibits federal funds from going to organizations that provide or promote abortion.

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Source, New York Daily News: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/trump-expected-reinstitute-anti-abortion-mexico-city-policy-article-1.2950843