Jan 23, 2017: President Trump signed an executive order restoring the Mexico City Policy, which bans the U.S. from funding any group like International Planned Parenthood that performs abortions outside the country. He also took steps to defund UNFPA, a United Nations agency which promotes abortions worldwide.
Jan 24, 2017: The House passed a bill to completely and permanently ban taxpayer funding of abortions. Currently, this has to be done year by year. President Trump said that, if the bill passes in the Senate, he will sign it into law.
Jan 24, 2017: The Senate voted 96-4 to confirm Trump’s appointment of Governor Nikki Haley as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. She is strongly pro-life and swore she will use her new post to oppose abortion on an international level.
Jan 25, 2017: Sean Spicer announced that Kellyanne Conway and other White House staff will attend the D.C. March for Life tomorrow. In previous years, Obama marked the day of the march by issuing a presidential statement praising Roe vs. Wade.
Jan 25, 2017: Vice President Mike Pence says pro-lifers should drop what they are doing and show up to the national mall on Friday. Dearest plans to do just that.
Jan 25, 2017: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse reintroduced the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act today in Congress amid strong hopes that the bill will pass this time around. The bill would provide federal legal protection to newborns who survive abortions by requiring appropriate care and admission to a hospital.