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The Global Gag Rule on international family planning prohibits any U.S. family planning aid from going to groups that  provide abortions or speak out about the issue of abortion (even using their own private, non-U.S. funds). See the House vote 215-209:

it will only lead to more, illegal, abortions and is anti-democratic:
How many women will dangerously and illegally be aborted of semi-viable, 2nd and 3rd trimester fetuses when a 7-week-after pill could have eliminated a one tenth of an inch accumulation of cells instead?

Source The Population Connection
The prohibition of public debate on abortion is denial of the democratic process. It washes away the progress made to-date for women's rights. What right have we to deny other country’s women what we have constitutionally given ours?