A group of pro-choice legislators on Thursday helped stop a Senate committee from cutting international family planning funding and reinstating the “global gag rule.”
The Office of the Surgeon General has been vacant for almost a year, and if the NRA gets its way, it will stay vacant.
The anti-choice maneuvers we’ve seen in Texas and elsewhere recently are the progeny of the Global Gag Rule, which has resulted in major losses of critical reproductive health services around the world. An act introduced in the House Thursday would permanently repeal the Gag Rule.
Apparently two years is too long to be ungagged.
The Minnesota state legislature proposed a bill that would remove all health care funding for any group that even refers patients for abortions.
Rumors that Bush will ban fed funds for U.S. family planning clinics, expanding the reproductive health conversation, Michigan abortion ban, finding an HIV hideout.