The Trump Administration Wants to Make the Global Gag Rule Even More Harmful

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The Trump administration is fully aware that the global gag rule is coercive and demonstrably hurts women and families worldwide. (Marc Nozell / Flickr)

In the middle of a global pandemic, the Trump administration is trying to make it harder for people to get the sexual and reproductive health care they want and need. This week, the administration announced that it is proposing to expand the dangerous and harmful “global gag rule” even further than it already has.

The global gag rule is a harmful policy that prevents foreign nongovernmental organizations that receive U.S. funds through grants and cooperative agreements from using their own, non-U.S. funds to provide abortion services, information, counseling, referrals or advocacy.

The proposed expansion of the policy would, for the first time, cover all contracts that organizations have with the United States for…

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