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Trump’s Radical Attack on Global Health

John Norris and Jamila Taylor explain how President Donald Trump's expanded Global Gag Rule will increase the number of abortions and preventable deaths globally.

“I think the president, it’s no secret, has made it very clear that he’s a pro-life president,” White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at his first briefing as he defended President Donald Trump’s decision to wildly expand what is known as the Global Gag Rule. But if Trump’s move was pro-life, it was pro-life only by name. The new and expanded Global Gag Rule is a radical policy, far beyond what any other Republican president has ever done before. And it will lead to an enormous loss of life.

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Authors

John Norris

Senior Fellow; Executive Director, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative

Jamila Taylor

Senior Fellow; Director, Women’s Health and Rights