Mexico City Policy and Hyde and Weldon Amendments are targeted for exclusion.
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Pro-life leaders criticized the omission of these ‘riders’ from the spending bills.
Pro-life leaders are concerned that, given Power’s record in international affairs, she would either direct aid to pro-abortion and pro-LGBT groups in developing countries, or condition U.S. assistance upon groups adopting pro-abortion and pro-LGBT principles.
Not only does is it conflict with his pre-election promise to govern by consensus, not by executive fiat, it also highlights the omission of ‘life’ from his inaugural address list of shared things that Americans love.
On Thursday, President Biden issued a sweeping order that repealed the Mexico City Policy and restored funding to UNFPA.
Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, called the announcement “a deeply disturbing move” as it took place “on the eve of the March for Life.”
The policy, first instituted by President Reagan in 1984, is traditionally rescinded or reinstated by new presidents upon entering office.
President Joe Biden is expected to repeal the Mexico City Policy later this week, allowing for federal funding of foreign NGOs that provide or promote abortions overseas.
The Biden administration will repeal the policy that bars U.S. family-planning assistance from going to foreign NGOs that promote or perform abortions in the ‘coming days,’ the White House adviser told board members of the World Health Organization on Thursday.
Although President Biden did not unveil any pro-abortion policies on his first day in office, he is expected to overturn the Mexico City Policy and repeal the Hyde Amendment.