Who is Donald Trump?
Donald Trump has a long history of disrespecting women, immigrants, people of color, people with low incomes, LGBTQ people, and more. He holds the most powerful office in the country, and he’s filled his administration with officials who want to restrict health care access, reproductive rights, and our freedoms.
Along with the large cohort of anti-reproductive health and anti-sexual health administrative officials that he has brought into his administration, Trump is pushing a "gag rule" that would prohibit family planning providers from referring patients for abortion and gravely restrict reproductive health access in the United States.Tracking Trump: About the Gag Rule
For the first time ever, President Trump released a budget that singled out Planned Parenthood for "defunding."Broadly
Under my administration, we will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life.”
President of the United States
As one of his first acts in office, Trump reinstated and strengthened the global gag rule, which restricts information about abortion abroad.Time Magazine
Trump signed an executive order encouraging health care providers to deny patients basic health care based on their personal beliefs.New York Times
Trump is the first sitting president to directly address the annual March for Life anti-abortion rally.NBC News
The President of the U.S. leads the executive branch, which enforces laws, appoints agency leaders, and includes the vice president, cabinet, and White House staff.