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Halsey advocates for women’s health in new PSA


Halsey is using her voice to speak out about women’s health issues. The singer has teamed up with the Center for Health and Gender Equity for a PSA in support of a law that will ensure international organizations can keep providing health services to women, with the help of U.S. funding.

In the video, titled Halsey for Global HER, the singer explains why she’s against the global gag rule, which was signed by President Donald Trump in January. The rule bans U.S. funding for any international organization that provides or even discusses abortions with patients, other than in cases of rape, incest, or life endangerment.

“Although it may seem like this kind of gag rule could never happen in the U.S.A. due to our constitutional right to free speech, make no mistake: it absolutely could happen here,” Halsey says in the clip. “And it’s part of an overall pattern and plan to deny women in the U.S.A. and abroad their right to choose what happens to their own bodies.”

Halsey encourages citizens to support the Global HER Act, a bill that would reverse the global gag rule. She directs people to GenderHealth.org to learn more.

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