Abortion Politics Affect U.S. Foreign Aid; Some NGOs Worry Expanded Mexico City Policy Will Have Widespread Negative Impacts On Women’s Health
VOA News: Ideological Divide Over Abortion Again Affects U.S. Foreign Aid
“…The deep ideological divide over abortion affects many aspects of American politics, and certainly permeates considerations about U.S. foreign aid. … Restoring the ‘Mexico City policy’ was expected when a Republican administration took over this year, following eight years of Democratic control of the White House. What was not expected was how vigorously Trump would expand the scope of the anti-abortion rule…” (Leoudaki, 5/12).