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6/6/2001 - CRLP To Sue Bush Over Global Gag Rule
The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against President George W....

5/3/2001 - UPDATE! House International Relations Committee Approves Bill to Reverse Global Gag Rule
In a bi-partisan 26 22 vote, the International Relations Committee approved a bill introduced by Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) that would effectively overturn President Bushs reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy or Global Gag Rule, that prohibits recipients of U.S....

5/2/2001 - Congresswoman Lee Introduces Legislation to Reverse Global Gag Rule
Today Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA) will introduce legislation to the House Foreign Relations Committee that could reverse President Bushs re-instatement of the Mexico City Policy, or Global Gag Rule, that prohibits recipients of U.S....

3/30/2001 - Bush Global Gag Rule Sentences Young Women to Death
President George W....

3/26/2001 - Presidential Memorandum To Skirt Senate Opposition to Global Gag Rule
With one presidential memorandum, President Bush will attempt to ensure the reinstitution of the Global Gag rule that will prohibit family planning programs in the developing world that provide abortion information or abortion counseling from receiving U.S....

3/22/2001 - Senators Boxer and Reid Introduce Effort to Overturn Global Gag Rule
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) announced Tuesday that they and five other Senators will be challenging the Mexico City Policy, reinstated by President Bush on February 15....

2/16/2001 - Pro-Choice Women of Congress Launch Effort to Overturn Global Gag Rule
Pro-choice Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate have voiced their support for the Global Democracy Promotion Act of 2001, co-introduced Thursday by Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and Representatives Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Nancy Johnson (R-CT) that would overturn President Bushs January 22 reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy, also known as the global gag rule....

2/5/2001 - Bush Criticized for Faith-Based Plan, Global Gag Rule
At a retreat for Democratic House members this weekend, George W....

1/24/2001 - Global Gag Rule Will Increase Deaths; Boxer and Lowey Propose Policy Reversal
Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Representative Nita Lowey (D-NY) yesterday announced their plan to introduce legislation reversing Bushs policy, and have already garnered the support of several pro-family planning Republican legislators....

10/27/2000 - Global Gag Rule On International Family Planning Removed
In a major step forward, U.S....

10/25/2000 - House to Vote on International Family Planning Spending
A joint House-Senate negotiations committee voted yesterday to strike the global gag rule from the $14.9 billion foreign aid bill....