Fact Check: Trump Rejects UN Criticism of Using COVID-19 to Violate Reproductive Rights—Despite Evidence

The Trump administration finally responded to a statement issued by members of a United Nations panel that called out U.S. state-level anti-abortion policymakers’ manipulation of the COVID-19 crisis to restrict abortion access in a number of U.S. states.

The response letter fails to accept the specific issues documented by the UN, despite the fact that they are easily proven and backed up by a tremendous amount of evidence.