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and I couldn't be more proud to be part of an administration , but is still strong for the sanctity of human life even Jellico Christian believes had influenced his actions in office for decades and now Reuters has learned vice president Mike pence has taken a central role in a sweeping overhaul of US health rules seeking to limit women's access to abortion and contraception both at home and abroad reporter Yasmeen Abu to let has the story there's been a big social conservative shift in the country's health policy under the trump administration and what we found is pens has played a quiet and behind the scenes role in making all that happened there are times where he spoken to trump directly about issues he feels passionately about and then agency officials have carried out those changes the changes include rewriting the rules for the federal program devoted to affordable birth control known as title ten to cut out abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood administration sources said the new version of title ten now tied up in court would bar quote performing promoting or supporting abortion as a method of family planning tends to declined interview requests let the administration's failed effort to repeal and replace obamacare but the less well known changes pence has advocated could have much broader impact a lot of how aides say pen six arts has influence in this administration is by recommending in appointing people with views that are in line with his own who are now in charge of massive federal programs he recommended seem over my who runs all federal health insurance programs and there have been big changes in those programs under the direction of two cabinet secretaries recommended by pence the department of health and Human Services has moved to slash funds from teen pregnancy prevention programs restrict abortion both in the United States and abroad and strip civil protections for transgender patients they also took a new step in awarding money to a network of clinics that does not offer abortions that they're called crisis pregnancy center , so that's a big shift that social conservatives have cheered but of course has also received fierce opposition and the H. H. as along with the state department headed by pens ally Mike Pompeii %HESITATION has expanded the campaign beyond US borders one of the most effective things that the administration's been able to do as the expansion of a policy called the Mexico City policy and it said that any foreign group that received these funds could not performer for for abortions this was advocated for by pens American taxpayer dollars will not be used to underwrite abortions in one of his first acts as president trump signed in order expanding the rule to cover nearly all US global health eight more than eight billion dollars