Abortion Access

S.B.8, AKA the Texas Abortion Ban

By Adele Costa | Sep 3, 2021 | Comments Off on S.B.8, AKA the Texas Abortion Ban

What happened, what the NWHN is doing about it, and how you can help.

The Hyde Amendment is gone…so what’s next?

By Kristen Batstone | Jun 29, 2021 | Comments Off on The Hyde Amendment is gone…so what’s next?

The NWHN applauds President Biden for excluding the Hyde Amendment from his budget proposal. But we must stay vigilant. The Weldon Amendment and the Helms Amendment pose similar dangers to abortion access.

The Fake News Behind Fake Health Centers

By NWHN Staff | Mar 19, 2018 | Comments Off on The Fake News Behind Fake Health Centers

Imagine you are walking along a road, trying to find a pregnancy clinic. You are looking for the one you found online, the one that promised free services and counseling surrounded by soft colors and pictures of kind-looking women. You stop between Hartford GYN Center and Hartford Women’s Center, no more than 30 feet away from each other.

Pregnant and Scared? How Fake Clinics Prey on Women

By Sarah Christopherson | Nov 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Pregnant and Scared? How Fake Clinics Prey on Women

Fake clinics outnumber real ones four to one, with dangerous consequences for women’s health.

Safe Abortion Options for Minors?

By Evita Almassi | Nov 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Safe Abortion Options for Minors?

With stigma, situational factors or personal opinions surrounding a woman’s right to make her own reproductive decisions, it can be hard for young women to feel comfortable sharing this decision with their parents.

Let Women Get the Abortion Pill from Pharmacies

By Sarah Christopherson | Oct 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Let Women Get the Abortion Pill from Pharmacies

Medication abortion is safe and effective, but medically unnecessary rules block access — by design.

Rx for Change: Jane’s History Resonates

By Laura Kaplan | Mar 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Rx for Change: Jane’s History Resonates

Over 40 years after Jane folded when abortion was legalized, its echoes continue to reverberate. But the right to an abortion has never stopped being under attack.

Abortion Without Provider Involvement: Exercising Autonomy Beyond Partisan Politics

By NWHN Staff | Mar 15, 2017 | Comments Off on Abortion Without Provider Involvement: Exercising Autonomy Beyond Partisan Politics

The NWHN defends women’s sexual and reproductive health and autonomy against anti-choice threats that seek to undermine access to contraception and abortion care.

Stand with the Network and #ReclaimRoe

By NWHN Staff | Jan 22, 2016 | Comments Off on Stand with the Network and #ReclaimRoe

The National Women’s Health Network is pledging to #ReclaimRoe. Today marks the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, the landmark Supreme Court case on abortion rights. And 43 years later we are still fighting anti-choice politicians who will stop at nothing to take that right away.

It’s Time to Eliminate the Harmful Hyde Amendment!

By NWHN Staff | Sep 8, 2015 | Comments Off on It’s Time to Eliminate the Harmful Hyde Amendment!

On July 8, the National Women’s Health Network (NWHN) joined Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Diana DeGette (D-CO); over 70 other Congressional champions; and more than 50 organizational allies to celebrate the introduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Woman Act.