"The Global Gag Rule Risks The Lives Of Some Of The Poorest Women In The World."
At the beginning of the year, J.K. Rowling called it both her duty and her pleasure to be critical of Donald Trump. She's proven herself to be a woman of her word. Trump reinstated the Global Gag Rule last seen under president George W. Bush; Rowling did not hold her tongue about it.
Rowling Shared What Researchers Have Found About The Rule
Rowling wasn't the only one to take to social media to talk about the realities of the Global Gag Rule. According to the World Health Organization, it actually caused an increase in abortions worldwide the last time it was in effect. NARAL spoke up to clarify a major misconception about what the policy really entails.
Mythbusting Across The Internet.
Sexual Educator and YouTube personality, Laci Green, spoke up as well. She wrote a full article on the ways the Global Gag Rule has killed thousands of women worldwide and will do so again. You can read it here.
We Almost Wish She Was Exaggerating.
Some of the responses to Rowlings tweets have been less than appropriate, but she kept her wits about her as she responded. Read why she told one woman "you'd better hope there's no hell" on the next page. While you're there, listen to the audio that may prove Trump is trying to ban abortion when he once considered it an option in his own personal life.