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Trump to Expand Funding Ban Tied to Abortion Overseas


WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said on Monday it would vastly expand the so-called global gag rule that withholds American aid from health organizations worldwide that provide or even discuss abortion in family planning. The new policy could ...

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