Nearly 100 House Democrats Send Letter To Secretary Of State Tillerson Calling For Reinstatement Of UNFPA Funding
The Hill: Dems press Trump to restore family planning funding
“Scores of House Democrats are pressing the Trump administration to reinstate funding for an international program dedicated to family planning and women’s reproductive health. The State Department earlier this month announced it would pull all U.S. funding for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), citing concerns that the money would subsidize coercive abortion services overseas, particularly in China. In a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the Democrats contend those concerns are unfounded, warning that the decision to halt U.S. funds … threatens the lives of countless low-income women around the globe…” (Lillis, 4/11).