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Mexico City Policy - Latest News
Sep 14, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Trump administration announced plans on Monday to expand the Mexico City Policy, which limits access to U.S. overseas aid by organizations involved in abortions.
Aug 20, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the Trump administration’s efforts to tie U.S. aid to pro-life policy on Thursday, following the release of a report indicating widespread compliance with the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy. 
Aug 18, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Pro-life conditions on U.S. health aid have not resulted in significant gaps in health care provision, multiple federal agencies reported on Tuesday. 
Jul 24, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- On Friday, the House passed a “minibus” bill outlining funding of various federal agencies. Pro-life groups warned the legislation would undermine the Mexico City Policy, which bars foreign groups that promote or provide abortions from receiving U.S. assistance.
Jul 1, 2020 - 09:00 am .- The Supreme Court is deciding major life and religious freedom cases this term, but one less-recognized ruling could impact billions of dollars in U.S. foreign aid.  
May 12, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- A largely-overlooked Supreme Court case under consideration could actually pose a threat to international pro-life policies, one pro-life group warns. 
Oct 31, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- A pro-life group is warning Senators that a proposed government funding bill could “blacklist” pro-life groups while funding promoters of abortion.
Oct 22, 2019 - 02:27 pm .- A coalition of pro-life leaders has sent a letter calling on federal lawmakers to oppose an amendment to a foreign funding bill that would give money to organizations that promote abortion overseas.
Apr 5, 2019 - 01:30 pm .- Mike Pompeo has said the Trump administration is doing its “level best” to prevent foreign aid dollars reaching organizations that perform abortions, and was looking to close “loopholes” in the current system.
Feb 10, 2018 - 05:00 am .- The U.S. bishops have praised signs of progress against ‘abortion ideology,’ in response to a State Department report on new limits to U.S. funding for groups involved in abortion.
Jan 22, 2018 - 02:00 pm .- One year ago, President Trump reinstituted and expanded the Mexico City Policy, widening a ban on funding for NGOs that are involved in abortion—a ban that could shift tens of millions of dollars away from groups like the International Planned Parenthood Federation.
May 15, 2017 - 04:23 pm .- The Trump administration on Monday announced that it would begin implementing an expanded Mexico City Policy, which pro-life leaders hailed as a key step to curtailing abortion funding.
Jan 23, 2017 - 10:00 am .- On Monday, President Donald Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, an international pro-life regulation that is generally seen as an indicator of an incoming president’s views on abortion.  
Nov 22, 2016 - 03:14 pm .- Specific pro-life policies are missing from President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda for his first 100 days in office, yet pro-life groups are nevertheless hopeful about the future of his administration.

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