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Letter to President Obama, "Re: Ending the Deadly Denial of Abortion Services to Girls and Women Raped in War"

On the 65th Anniversary of the Geneva Conventions, GJC writes to President Obama asking him to issue an Executive Order which restores, at a minimum, the rape, incest and life endangerment exceptions to the Helms Amendment and affirms the rights of girls and women raped in war to all necessary medical care under the Geneva Conventions, including safe abortion.

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Tags: Abortion, Geneva Conventions, Censorship, Helms Amendment, US Abortion Restrictions, USAID, Gender Equality, Reproductive Rights, United States, August 12th, Torture