Global gag rule

government shutdown

House Democrats Slip Rollback of Trump Abortion Policy into Spending Bill

The newly elected Democratic-led House passed a spending bill on Thursday that would undermine the global gag rule, an anti-abortion policy Trump enacted the first week he took office.
Marie Solis
1.4.19
VICE on HBO

Watch the trailer for VICE on HBO's episode “Russian Democracy & Global Gag Rule”

VICE heads to Russia to witness the latest presidential election and then we investigate the impact the Global Gag Rule has on women's health in Uganda.
VICE News
5.18.18
Op-Ed

The Global Gag Rule Isn't 'Pro-Life'—It's Lethal

In her op-ed for Broadly, Senator Jeanne Shaheen explains how the anti-abortion policy expanded under Trump will leave millions of the world's poorest women injured or dead—which is why she is co-sponsoring a bill to permanently repeal it.
Senator Jeanne Shaheen
7.31.17
abortion

In Protesting Trump's Harmful Abortion Policy, Sweden May End Up Hurting Women

In a clear act of defiance against the Trump administration, Sweden announced it will cut off funding to NGOs that obey the global gag rule, a notorious anti-abortion policy. But international women's rights organizations warn this may end up backfiring.
Sirin Kale
7.13.17
politics

Women's Health Week Isn't Anything to Celebrate Under Trump

Happy Women's Health Week! Here is a list of the most disastrous ways the Trump administration has attacked women's health care in the past year.
Callie Beusman
5.16.17
abortion

Trump administration to slash $8.8 billion in aid to groups that promote abortion access abroad

Carter Sherman
5.15.17
saddest calendar on the internet

Trump Reinstates Reagan-Era Abortion Restriction, Somehow Makes It Worse

Day One on the Donald Trump check list: Revive and expand upon legislation that could harm and kill millions of women around the world.
Amanda Arnold
1.27.17
Donald Trump

Trump’s Massive Expansion of the Global Gag Rule Will Kill Women, Advocates Warn

The global gag rule forbids foreign NGOs that receive US funding from even speaking about abortion—and Trump just expanded it substantially. Millions of women could suffer and die as a result, reproductive rights organizations say.
Rebecca Grant
1.25.17
abortion

Trump’s latest anti-abortion order will force health clinics to close around the world

Olivia Becker
1.24.17
politics

Women Prepare for Years of Fighting as Trump Begins to Attack Abortion Rights

On January 21, millions of women throughout the world stood in protest of President Trump. On the 22nd, they celebrated the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. On the 23rd, he reinstated an abortion restriction from the 1980s.
Callie Beusman
1.23.17