Some Democrats Wear White During President Trump’s Speech To Congress To Protest Administration’s Record On Women’s Rights, Including Mexico City Policy
Independent: Donald Trump says he will ‘invest in women’s health’ as ‘Global Gag Rule’ slashes funds to women’s health charities
“Donald Trump told Congress he wanted to ‘invest in women’s health,’ just weeks after reinstating the Mexico City policy blocking U.S. funds to any [foreign] organization involved in abortion advice and care overseas. The U.S. president signed an order reinstating the policy known as the ‘global gag rule’ on his first day in office. … To protest the U.S. leader’s poor track record on women’s rights at home and abroad, dozens of female Democrats wore white as he spoke…” (3/1).
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