Friday, January 23, 2009

Abortion Funding Football

President Reagan created it, President Clinton rescinded it, President George W. Bush reinstated it, President Obama re-rescinded it...

Getting dizzy?

It's something called "The Mexico City Policy" -- effectively a U.S. mandated gag rule on abortion. In short, if foreign outfits want U.S. aide for family planning services, they have to agree to not talk about abortion with clients or patients. It's been that way for the last 8 years.

President Obama has eliminated the requirement with an executive order -- on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. (Reuters)

1 comment:

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