Planned Parenthood Global Report Describes Impacts Of Expanded Mexico City Policy

IDSA’s “Science Speaks”: Planned Parenthood ‘Global Gag Rule’ report is latest to diverge sharply from State Department assessment that policy does no harm
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer at “Science Speaks,” discusses findings from a Planned Parenthood Global report describing impacts of the Mexico City policy, which was reinstated and expanded under the Trump administration in 2017. Barton notes, “The Planned Parenthood report, which combines observations from earlier reports [and interviews of] 22 individuals affected by the [current] policy across seven countries, was prompted by the February 2018 release of the State Department’s six-month review of the policy’s impacts, which the department concluded were insignificant…” (1/23).