Biden Administration, Incoming Congress Should Revoke Mexico City Policy, Pass Legislation To Permanently Repeal Rule, HRW Advocacy Officer Says
Human Rights Watch: Trump Administration Moves to Entrench Global Gag Rule
Elisa Epstein, Washington advocacy officer at HRW, discusses the Trump administration’s efforts to expand the Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, and notes, “Biden should immediately issue an executive order when he takes office to revoke the global gag rule. He should also work with Congress to pass legislation to permanently repeal the global gag rule in all its forms. The Biden administration and Members of Congress should make clear through words and actions that sexual and reproductive rights are human rights and a key priority for the U.S.” (11/17).
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