Trump details anti-abortion ban over US global health aid
May 14, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving forward with a plan to massively expand a ban on federal dollars going to international groups that perform abortions or provide abortion information.
Senior administration officials said Monday a plan to expand the so-called "Mexico City Policy" had gone into effect. The policy would apply broadly to organizations receiving U.S. global health assistance, compared with past versions of the ban which specifically targeted international family planning groups.
In all, about $8.8 billion in funding could be impacted, far more than the $600,0...