Sierra Club Magazine Article Discusses MCP, Implications For FP/RH Services, Global HER Act
Sierra Club’s Sierra Magazine: The Global Gag Rule Puts a Choke Hold on Contraception
Journalist Karen J. Coates discusses the Mexico City policy and its implications for family planning and reproductive health services globally. Coates concludes, “Earlier this year, U.S. lawmakers introduced the Global Health, Empowerment, and Rights Act (a.k.a. the Global HER Act), which, if passed, would permanently repeal the global gag rule and prevent future administrations from easily reimposing it via executive order. Of course, the bill’s fate will depend on which party is in power after the 2020 election” (10/30).
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