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The Unspoken History of Abortion In the U.S.

New York’s recent passing of the Reproductive Health Act, expanding abortion rights in the state is arguably the most aggressive state legislation to date addressing this issue. Prior to this law, NYS loosely followed the precedent set in 1973 by the Roe v. Wade decision, making abortions legal only in the first 24 weeks of pregnancy. …

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Trump to Ban U.S. Funding to Foreign Pro-Abortion Groups

President Ronald Reagan first instituted the Mexico City Policy in 1984, which served to restrict U.S. overseas funding to pro-abortion groups that offer or aggressively promote abortion. Since its enactment, it has been successfully upheld by Republican presidents and repealed be Democratic presidents. Basically, the Mexico City Policy is a …

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