President Donald Trump is on track to become the most pro-life president ever. That’s the assessment of the leader of one national pro-life organization who is pleased with what the new president has done already and just one year.
When Donald Trump was running for president against Hillary Clinton the majority of Americans who are pro-life new very clearly that Hillary Clinton would be a staunch abortion proponent if elected president. What pro-life voters did not know is how Donald Trump would turn out to be as president. Trump had no track record either signing legislation as a governor or voting for legislation in Congress or the state legislature.
Trump campaigned as a pro-life president and said he was pro-life and opposed taxpayer funding of the Planned Parenthood abortion business. He also promised to sign certain pieces of legislation of passed by Congress. Those campaign Trail promises were the most that pro-life voters would have to go on when heading to The Ballot Box.
They gave Donald Trump a chance and most pro-life leaders believe he has not disappointed. Here is an overview of his record since being elected president.
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- Within a week of taking office, President Trump reinstated and expanded the Mexico City Policy, which protects $9 billion in foreign aid from being used to fund the global abortion industry and its advocates.
- President Trump cut off taxpayer funding for the U.N. Population Fund.
- President Trump signed H.J. Res. 43 into law, overturning a midnight regulation by the Obama Administration, which prohibited States from defunding certain abortion facilities in their Federally funded family planning programs.
- President Trump expressed strong support for the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would have stopped late-term abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy—the point at which science tells us that an unborn child can experience pain.
- President Trump’s Administration issued guidance to enforce the requirement that taxpayer dollars not support abortion coverage in Obamacare exchange plans.
- President Trump rescinded an Obama-era policy that hindered States in their efforts to direct Medicaid funding away from abortion facilities that violate the law or fail to meet relevant standards of care.