Abortion Restrictions

Since You Asked – Abortion is difficult to access in my state. What are my options?

By Adele Costa | Jun 24, 2022 | Comments Off on Since You Asked – Abortion is difficult to access in my state. What are my options?

Answer: The NWHN is here for you. You are not alone, and you have options. Read on for our go-to list of trusted providers and resources on abortion.

The NWHN’s Statement in Response to the Supreme Court Leak

By NWHN Staff | May 3, 2022 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s Statement in Response to the Supreme Court Leak

Abortion is still legal, but this is a crisis point.

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 NWHN’s statement on the FDA’s Announcement of the Review of Harmful Restriction on Medication Abortion

By NWHN Staff | May 8, 2021 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s statement on the FDA’s Announcement of the Review of Harmful Restriction on Medication Abortion

The following statement can be attributed to Cynthia A. Pearson, Executive Director of the National Women’s Health Network. Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or 425-749-1886 The FDA announced that it is reviewing its restrictions on mifepristone, a medication used for miscarriage…

The NWHN’s Statement on the FDA Lifting Unnecessary Restrictions on Medication Abortion

By NWHN Staff | Apr 13, 2021 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s Statement on the FDA Lifting Unnecessary Restrictions on Medication Abortion

Late last night, the FDA announced that, effective immediately, both medication abortion and miscarriage patients would be able to access mifepristone via delivery from their providers or through mail-order pharmacies. This tremendous victory will ensure that patients and providers are protected during the pandemic.

The NWHN’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s opinion Striking Down Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

By Evita Almassi | Jun 29, 2020 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s opinion Striking Down Louisiana Abortion Restrictions

Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org

What Happens in Pre-Abortion Counseling?

By NWHN Staff | Feb 25, 2020 | Comments Off on What Happens in Pre-Abortion Counseling?

The NWHN fully supports women’s access to medically sound, unbiased information so that they can make informed decisions about their health care, but that’s not the goal of these state-mandated counseling sessions.

The NWHN Statement on the Title X Gag Rule Taking Effect

By Evita Almassi | Jun 24, 2019 | Comments Off on The NWHN Statement on the Title X Gag Rule Taking Effect

Last year, the Trump-Pence administration rushed through a proposed rule to gut Title X, the country’s family planning program to help low-income individuals access affordable birth control and reproductive health care.

Trump’s Title X Rule Is Much More Than a Gag Rule

By NWHN Staff | Jul 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Trump’s Title X Rule Is Much More Than a Gag Rule

Trump’s rule and the deliberately confusing health care provider list would create another hoop for people seeking abortion care to jump through to exercise their constitutional right to a safe and legal abortion.