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What Joe Biden's Election Means For Abortion Rights

Added 12-01-20 06:07:01am EST - “Groups opposed to abortion rights have celebrated many policy wins during the Trump administration. Now, reproductive rights advocates want President-elect Biden to reverse those actions.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “What Joe Biden's Election Means For Abortion Rights”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Like many abortion rights opponents, Tom McClusky is feeling good about battles won under President Trump during his four years in office.

"He has probably done more pro-life things than many Republicans who have had two terms," McClusky said.

Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a Planned Parenthood Action Fund candidate forum in June 2019 in Columbia, S.C. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a Planned Parenthood Action Fund candidate forum in June 2019 in Columbia, S.C.

McClusky, vice president of government affairs at the March for Life, points to Trump's reinstatement and expansion of the Mexico City policy, which forbids foreign aid groups who provide or refer patients for abortion from receiving U.S. funds, and similar rules for domestic family planning providers who receive funds through the federal Title X program.

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