Abortion Restrictions

What’s Next for the Supreme Court and Women’s Health?

By NWHN Staff | Feb 18, 2016 | Comments Off on What’s Next for the Supreme Court and Women’s Health?

Even before the unexpected passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, we knew this was going to be a big year for women’s health and the Supreme Court. Will women have contraceptive coverage through their insurance if they work for a religiously affiliated nonprofit? Will women have to travel hundreds of miles to get an abortion?

The Political is Personal: The Impact of the 20-Week Abortion Ban

By NWHN Staff | Nov 10, 2015 | Comments Off on The Political is Personal: The Impact of the 20-Week Abortion Ban

My first job out of college was as a clinical assistant at an abortion clinic. Although not a topic I drop into casual conversation, it is something about which I am fiercely proud. “The personal is political” is a hallmark of the reproductive justice movement – and one that remains unwaveringly true. But, the reality I discovered while working at the clinic is that the political is personal.

Hyde at 39… Why Aren’t We Celebrating?

By NWHN Staff | Sep 30, 2015 | Comments Off on Hyde at 39… Why Aren’t We Celebrating?

Anniversaries are usually quite a happy occasion, often celebrated with parties or gift giving or gatherings with friends. However, the anniversary occurring today on September 30th is not one to be celebrated but, rather, an anniversary in which we are reminded that we still have a long way to go in the fight for reproductive justice.

U.S. Foreign Policy Obstructs Efforts to Make Abortion Safe

By NWHN Staff | Sep 1, 2013 | Comments Off on U.S. Foreign Policy Obstructs Efforts to Make Abortion Safe

This year there have been unprecedented attacks on abortion access in the states. Despite substantial public outcry, targeted regulation of abortion providers (TRAP) laws have passed in Texas — after the famous, 13-hour filibuster by State Senator Wendy Davis — and Ohio.

Making it Personal

By NWHN Staff | Jan 1, 2012 | Comments Off on Making it Personal

The 1 in 3 Campaign Aims to Change the Abortion Debate