U.S. Congress Expected To Discuss Expanded Mexico City Policy During Appropriations Negotiations

CQ News: Trump’s Expanded ‘Mexico City Policy’ Will Face Hill Scrutiny
“How foreign clinics and nongovernmental organizations abroad use U.S. foreign aid for public health programs will be a flash point in coming weeks as the House and Senate try to reconcile appropriations bills that fund the State Department and foreign operations. Opposition to abortion, or anything related to it, is the heart of this issue, but it is more complicated this year because President Donald Trump greatly expanded the ‘Mexico City policy,’ which restricts foreign medical clinics and charities from using U.S. public health funds if they offer education about, refer women to, or counsel women about abortions…” (10/23).

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