Friday, January 23, 2009

Executive Orders and Presidential Memoranda

Today, Obama signed his fifth presidential memorandum reversing a rule that withheld aid for international organizations that promote or provide abortions. The order came one day after the 36 anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling . Since assuming office three days ago, President Obama has signed five executive orders and five presidental memoranda.

Signing ceremony for executive orders on the detention facilities at Guantanamo Bay

Current list of executive orders include action on Guantanamo (3), ethics, presidential records, and now abortion

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