Abortion Restrictions

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.

10 Things to Know About Trump’s Title X Rule

By NWHN Staff | Jul 3, 2018 | Comments Off on 10 Things to Know About Trump’s Title X Rule

On June 1, 2018, the Trump administration proposed drastic changes to Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care. This proposed rule is #MoreThanAGagRule and threatens to take away quality, affordable reproductive health care and…

NWHN Statement on NIFLA v. Becerra

By Cindy Pearson | Jun 26, 2018 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement on NIFLA v. Becerra

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-2640

Restoring Life or Restoring Obstacles: Pence’s Battle Against Legal Abortion

By Negar Esfandiari | Mar 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Restoring Life or Restoring Obstacles: Pence’s Battle Against Legal Abortion

At a luncheon for anti-abortion organizations in Nashville last month, Mike Pence declared that legal abortion would end “in our time.” This shouldn’t come as a surprise since the Trump administration has been working hard to dismantle access to reproductive health care for millions of people. But Pence’s comments have spurred a lot of talk about what this means for safe abortion access.

Lying Liars and the Lies They Tell

By Cindy Pearson | Oct 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Lying Liars and the Lies They Tell

I originally intended to title this column: “Trump officials can’t disguise their anti-birth control lies by claiming to care about women’s right to know the truth about their health.” But, that’s way too long, and Al Franken’s book title is the perfect description of leading anti-family planning policymakers. Trust me, they’ve really been telling some whoppers!