Senators back repeal of 'global gag rule' for abortion services

July 10, 2015

The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday backed an effort to repeal a controversial U.S. policy known as the “global gag rule,” which blocks funds from any international group offering abortion services.
 
In a surprising show of support, three Republicans backed the amendment: Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.).

Read more at: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/247375-senate-republicans-vote-to-end-anti-family-planning-policy


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