President Trump on Monday reinstated a US policy preventing foreign nonprofit groups that receive federal funds from administering abortions or providing abortion counseling or referrals.

Originally enacted by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, the “Mexico City Policy” was rescinded by Bill Clinton and Barack Obama — and reinstated by George W. Bush and now Donald Trump — in the first days of each new administration.

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  • Jay, I expect more thoughtful comments from STAT readers than, “Wow, more unscientific trolls that probably believe in a sky daddy.”

    • You mean comments about “pre-born human beings” rather than the scientific term, fetus? Which is perhaps non-viable?

      But then again, if you don’t like abortions, don’t have one. That’s just as witty and thoughtful as your pablum you pulled right off of any one of any Christian terrorist blogs.

  • We taxpayers of the United States should not be paying for other countries ..:it’s time they pay their own way…we in the United States have enough problems of our own

    • Given that we use and profit from an unsustainable and unfair percentage of the world’s resources it would seem proper that at least a portion of our gains be shared with the rest of the world that we plunder.

  • Hey Diane and Isabelle,
    I wanted you to know you both inspired me to donate money to Planned Parenthood just now. You are welcome.

  • May you always live your life of privilege. Lets see how you feel when he drops the tax credit on having more than one child.

    • So grateful to our New President for this executive action. Forcing Americans to pay for the killing of children around the world is immoral. It is equal to genocide. May we one day respect innocent and defenseless human life again and may medical science work to protect these lives as it does the lives of their mothers.

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