Health U.S. urges UN to omit reproductive health terms from policies – Axios

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar urged world leaders at the UN General Assembly Monday to exclude mentions of reproductive health in policy documentation because such language could “promote practices, like abortion.”

Context: The Trump administration has favored conservative policies on reproductive health, specifically as it pertains to a woman’s right to an abortion. During President Trump’s tenure, several states have begun to roll back abortion rights, with the underlying hope that Trump’s conservative appointments to the Supreme Court could overturn or diminish Roe v. Wade.

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