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Apps to Overcome Fertility “Gag Rule”


by Leslie Heyer

If ever there was a moment to challenge U.S. government overreach into women’s healthcare, this is it. Under President Donald Trump, the White House looks set to implement policies that will negatively impact women’s reproductive rights around the world.

The overreach began on January 23, when Trump reinstated and expanded the Mexico City Policy, often referred to as the “global gag rule.” Surrounded by men, he signed into action an order which denied federal funding to international nonprofits that offer abortions or information about them.

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