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Mexico City Policy

Laura Bassett

Senate Advances Abortion Coverage For Peace Corps Volunteers

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

While Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) works on a bill that would limit abortion rights in the U.S., his colleagues across the aisle are working to expand ab...

Global Gag Rule's Return Would Threaten Women Worldwide

John Seager | Posted 11.19.2012 | World
John Seager

For decades, reinstating the Global Gag Rule has been seen as the default "pro-life" position. I would argue that it's anything but.

Amanda Terkel

Global Family Planning Funding Threatened By GOP Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans continue to push for sweeping cuts amidst federal budget talks, women's rights advocates worry the threat to internation...

Playing Games with Women's Lives

Alex Horne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Horne

The Global Gag Rule restricts U.S. foreign aid to non-US-based organizations that provide legal voluntary abortion services or advocate for less restrictive abortion laws within their country.

Romney Returns: Attacks Obama On Abortion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HOT SPRINGS, Va. — Republican Mitt Romney, a potential candidate for the White House in 2012, accused President Barack Obama on Friday of answer...

The 200 Million Dollar Question

Cristina Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cristina Page

Republicans staged a temper tantrum last week over spending $200 million on contraceptive coverage. It turns out such a request wasn't even included in the stimulus.

Another Victory: Obama Rescinds the Mexico City Policy, AKA the Global Gag Rule

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

When it was rescinded by President Clinton in 1993 I was barely aware of how important The Mexico City Policy was, but Dubya's first-day move hit me hard. Right in the uterus, in fact.

Dropping Family Planning Funding Is the Right Move

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

Ready access to contraceptives for low-income citizens is an essential part of creating a stable, informed and healthy population. There should be a bill aimed at openly supporting this policy.

Do Contraceptives Stimulate the Economy?

Linda Bergthold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

There has been a lot of damage done to family planning funding over the past eight years. However, this may not be the right issue around which to have the battle.

Why Pro-Life Obama Supporters Should Be Disappointed

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

Obama's pro-life supporters are claiming to be pleased that he at least waited a day before reportedly repealing the Mexico City "gag rule." If I were them, I'd be disappointed.

Obama Will Not Use Roe V. Wade Anniversary To Overturn 'Mexico City' Policy

CBN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Brody File has learned that President Obama WILL NOT issue an executive order today that would have reversed a Bush administration policy which ba...

Obama May Reverse Abortion Policy Through Executive Order: CNN

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama is considering issuing an executive order to reverse a controversial Bush administration abortion policy in his first wee...