Global Health Groups Could Lose Millions Under Expansion Of Trump Abortion Policy03:43

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The Trump administration announced this week that it's expanding the Mexico City Policy, which prohibits American aid from going to foreign NGOs that perform or promote abortions.

Every Republican president since Ronald Reagan has put the policy in place, but under the expansion, many organizations that focus on things like malaria prevention, HIV/AIDS or maternal health — and do not perform abortions — could lose all of their U.S. aid.

Here & Now's Robin Young talks with STAT reporter Ike Swetlitz (@ikeswetlitz).

This segment aired on May 17, 2017.


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