What happened, what the NWHN is doing about it, and how you can help.
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.
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.
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.
Medication abortion is safe and effective, but medically unnecessary rules block access — by design.
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.
Despite abortion being recognized worldwide as an essential part of reproductive health care, insurance coverage for abortion care in the United States varies based on a woman’s income, where she lives, and her health insurance.