Congressional Democrats Introduce Legislation To Repeal President Trump’s Reinstatement, Expansion Of Mexico City Policy

Rewire: Democrats Challenge Trump’s ‘Global Gag Rule’ Expansion
Christine Grimaldi, federal policy reporter at Rewire, discusses Sen. Jeanne Shaheen’s (D-N.H.) introduction of the Global Health, Empowerment, and Rights (HER) Act in the U.S. Senate and Rep. Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.)’s companion bill offered in the U.S. House of Representatives, legislation aimed at repealing President Trump’s executive order reinstating and expanding the Mexico City Policy. Grimaldi notes, “[T]he Global HER Act marks a cohesive effort among Democrats in the early days of Trump’s presidency to push back against legislative assaults on reproductive health care” (1/25).

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