WASHINGTON, Mar 26, 2001 ( – Trumping the attempts of a number of pro-abortion Congressman seeking to undermine the Mexico City Policy President George W. Bush issued a Presidential memorandum reinforcing his pro-life policy late Friday. Rather than an agency announcing the measure, as it was originally, a memorandum issued directly by the President is much more difficult to overturn. The policy, which was re-enacted after President Bush took office, bars US overseas funding to groups which perform and/or promote abortion.

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