gag rule

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a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

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The Mexico City Policy, known as the global gag rule, blocks US federal funding for nongovernmental organisations that do any work related to providing abortions or abortion counselling, or even advocating a woman's right to have access to pregnancy termination services.
Bannon's attorney consulted with the White House after the panel issued the subpoena, but "the White House effectively doubled down on the gag rule," Schiff said.
But in the United States, it might be trying to lessen the impact of the global gag rule.
Indeed, the global gag rule has been associated with an increase in maternal deaths and unsafe abortions, as women are less able to get referrals to safe care.
In 1988, the Reagan administration issued regulations that came to be known as the "domestic gag rule.
The Mexico City Policy also known as the Global Gag Rule, on and off since the 1980s and now off, pulls US funds from any group providing abortion with non-US dollars or providing information on the topic at all.
On Thursday, Janek acknowledged that the drafted rule "was a bit of a gag rule.
The Gag Rule stopped US aid for any family planning organisation that either provided abortion or information or counselling on abortion.
Though Wheelan devotes fully a third of the book to Adams' pre-Congressional career, the book is largely focused on Adams' defense of the right to petition Congress against the gag rule that the House of Representatives implemented in 1836 and did not lift until the very end of 1844.
Readers will learn of how the Gag Rule was imposed as a means to stop the national debate on slavery, a rule that only served to highlight with clarity the immorality of the institution.
23, 2009, President Barack Obama signed an executive order reversing the global gag rule (also known as the Mexico City Policy)--implemented by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, rescinded by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and reinstated by President George W.
He lifted the odious gag rule that President George W.
Bush ensured that even his most progressive foreign-policy achievement, a global HIV/ AIDS prevention program, was saddled with the "global gag rule," which prevents U.
This bill should be labeled "The Employer Gag Rule Act.