Trump expands anti-abortion ban to all US global health aid
Edith M. Lederer
Jan 25, 2017
President Donald Trump has massively expanded the ban on providing federal money to international family planning groups that perform abortions or provide abortion information to all organizations receiving U.S. global health assistance.
Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer announced Monday that the ban on family planning funding — which was instituted by GOP President Ronald Reagan in 1984 and has bounced in and out of law between Democratic and Republican administrations — had been reinstituted. But it wasn't until the president's memorandum was published Monday night that the expansion came to light.
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Source: MSN.com: https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/politics/trump-expands-anti-abortion-ban-to-all-us-global-health-aid/ar-AAmbVoP