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President Biden rescinds Mexico City Policy, orders review of Title X protections

Published On: 1/28/2021

 

The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom General Counsel Kristen Waggoner regarding President Joe Biden’s executive order issued Thursday that revokes the Mexico City Policy, which banned the use of federal funds for foreign organizations that provide or promote abortions, and calls for a review of Title X restrictions, which prevent organizations from performing or referring for abortions in family planning programs funded by federal tax dollars.

“President Biden’s latest threat to freedom forces Americans to fund groups that perform or promote elective abortions globally under the guise of ‘protecting women’s health.’ Ordering a review of the Title X restrictions will likely lead to directing American tax dollars to programs in which organizations perform or refer for abortion. In what is plainly an attempt to placate the abortion industry, these executive actions threaten the unborn and strip away the rights of taxpayers who do not wish to participate in funding organizations advocating for abortion. Rather than saving lives and empowering women, President Biden’s order targets women and children while forcing Americans to foot the bill.”

Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building, non-profit legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith.

 

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