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  • Democrats warn: We'll pull our states out of Title X

    08/01/2018 10:09:16 AM PDT · by Morgana · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | July 31, 2018 | DAN DIAMOND
    DEM GOVERNORS: WE'LL PULL OUT FROM TITLE X — Three Democrat-led states are threatening to pull out of the federal family planning program if the Trump administration moves forward with its proposal to prohibit abortion referrals and make other changes that would exclude abortion providers from participating. — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee, Hawaii Gov. David Ige and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown said in separate statements that if the legal battle to stop the administration's Title X changes fails, they would not be able to participate in the “unethical” Title X program. “We would be left with no choice but...
  • Gov. Brown attacks 'Trump gag rule' on abortion access

    08/01/2018 10:14:31 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    KTVZ.COM ^ | July 30, 2018 | STAFF
    SALEM, Ore. - Gov. Kate Brown issued a statement Monday sharply critical of the Trump Administration's plan to place funding restrictions on providers of reproductive health care who refer their patients to abortion providers. “In Oregon, we have made substantial progress to ensure that all Oregonians have the ability to seek health care and make their own decisions about their health care," the governor said.
  • America abortion debate reaches into African slums

    01/31/2009 3:02:24 PM PST · by Salman · 236+ views
    AP ^ | Jan 31, 2:00 PM (ET) | KATHARINE HOURELD
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Nairobi's sprawling Kibera slum is far from America but not from America's battle over abortion. Aid workers and experts say President Barack Obama's decision to allow aid money to flow again to international groups that offer abortion counseling will help restart programs desperately needed in Africa, the continent hardest hit by a so-called "gag rule."
  • "Republicans" celebrate Obama repeal of Mexico City policy and the death of more babies

    01/23/2009 8:21:22 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 78 replies · 1,188+ views
    From: "Republican Majority for Choice" Date: January 23, 2009 6:07:12 PM EST To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: RMC Applauds Global Gag Repeal Republican Majority for Choice Applauds Global Gag Repeal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Bethany Vensel 202-887-4786 January 23, 2009 The Republican Majority for Choice applauds the repeal of the global gag rule and restoring America as a leader in international family planning. "The global gag rule has been a massive obstacle in efforts to provide safe and effective medical care to the most underserved populations around the world. Millions of Republicans across the country supported overturning this measure and stand with...
  • NOW Cheers Repeal of Global Gag Rule As First Step toward Worldwide Reproductive Justice

    01/23/2009 4:32:09 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 12 replies · 183+ views
    NOW Cheers Repeal of Global Gag Rule As First Step toward Worldwide Reproductive Justice January 23, 2009 "President Obama took the side of justice today," said NOW President Kim Gandy. "For eight years the Global Gag Rule has forced international family planning organizations to make an impossible choice between providing comprehensive reproductive health care, and receiving funds that enable them to help women in need. Women around the world have died as a result of this heartless policy." President Ronald Reagan first instituted the rule, officially known as the Mexico City Policy, in 1984. The policy requires that non-governmental organizations...