Foreign Abortion Funding a Top Issue in U.S. Budget Battle

It’s not just “the wall.” Lifesite News and other sources report that the Trump administration made clear it would not consider a Democrat spending bill to fully reopen the federal government partially because it would also restore foreign aid to organizations that commit or promote abortions. The latest proposed legislation not only lacked the wall funding, but would also repeal the Mexico City Policy (now called Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance) that Trump reinstated shortly after taking office and later expanded. In addition to making abortion-involved groups such as International Planned Parenthood once again eligible for foreign aid, the Democrat plan would also give $37.5 million to the United Nations Population Fund, from which Trump withdrew in 2017 over its participation in China’s forced abortion regime…. Read full article here>>


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