Senator Amy Klobuchar on the Global Gag Rule

During a June 22, 2019 Planned Parenthood Action Fund forum, Klobuchar spoke on the Global Gag Rule, which bans federal funding for non-governmental organizations that provide abortion counseling or referrals, advocate to decriminalize abortion, or expand abortion services, saying:

“The global gag rule is just as bad as the [domestic gag rule] because the US is supposed to be a beacon for women’s rights. What message do we send with the global gag rule?”