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Our Bodies, Our Rights.

January 20, 2021

<p>Written by <a href="https://www.shedecides.com/champions/lina-abirafeh/">Lina Abirafeh</a>. </p><p>Four years ago, on January 23, 2017, in a room filled only with men, US President of three days, Donald J. Trump reinstated the “Global Gag Rule”, more formally known as the Mexico City Policy, to restrict women’s lives and deny them the freedom of choice over their own bodies. Trump did not invent this regressive policy. President Ronald Reagan first enacted it in 1984, and every Republican president since has enacted or expanded this policy, with each Democrat revoking the policy, turning women’s bodies into political pawns between parties.</p>
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