U.S. Conservative, Christian Groups Spent $280M Since 2007 Campaigning Against LGBT+ Rights, Abortion Globally, Report Shows
Thomson Reuters Foundation: U.S. Christian groups spent $280m fighting LGBT+ rights, abortion overseas
“Right-wing U.S. groups have put more than $280 million into campaigns against LGBT+ rights and abortion worldwide since 2007, almost $90 million of which focused on Europe, according to a report on Tuesday. Many of the 28 groups — most of which are Christian — have close links with U.S. President Donald Trump, who is campaigning for re-election on Nov. 3, investigative website openDemocracy found, amid the rising popularity of the far-right in Europe. … Africa was the second most popular destination for anti-LGBT+ efforts…” (Savage, 10/27).