NOW Cheers Repeal of Global Gag Rule As First Step toward Worldwide Reproductive Justice
January 23, 2009
"President Obama took the side of justice today," said NOW President Kim Gandy. "For eight years the Global Gag Rule has forced international family planning organizations to make an impossible choice between providing comprehensive reproductive health care, and receiving funds that enable them to help women in need. Women around the world have died as a result of this heartless policy."
See whole article at http://www.now.org/press/01-09/01-23-b.html. See a Raleigh NOW article from 2005 on the Global Gag Rule at www.raleighnow.org, under Newsletters (top left column).