New US House bill would overturn last meaningful restrictions on international abortion funding

C-FAM: “Last Friday, a Congresswoman from Brooklyn, New York introduced a bill in the United States House of Representatives that would greatly expand international funding for abortion, contraception, and sex education, and would effectively eliminate the long-standing Helms Amendment prohibiting the use of U.S. foreign assistance funds for abortion. The Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Act of 2010, sponsored by Representative Yvette Clarke and co-sponsored by at least 17 other House members, appears to be linked to the U.S. statement at the recently concluded United Nations Commission on Population and Development (CPD).”