Abortion

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.

Safe, Online, Delivered: How to Get the Abortion Pill By Mail

By NWHN Staff | Mar 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Safe, Online, Delivered: How to Get the Abortion Pill By Mail

Safe and effective FDA-approved abortion pills (aka medication abortion) are now available by mail in several states — without an in-person clinic visit.

The Biden-Harris Administration’s Executive Actions on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice are a Good First Step but more must be done.

By Evita Almassi | Jan 28, 2021 | Comments Off on The Biden-Harris Administration’s Executive Actions on Sexual and Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice are a Good First Step but more must be done.

For Immediate Release

The NWHN’s statement on The Supreme Court’s Decision to Revive the Abortion Pill Restriction

By Cindy Pearson | Jan 13, 2021 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s statement on The Supreme Court’s Decision to Revive the Abortion Pill Restriction

Last night, the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated the U. S. Food and Drug Administration’s medically unjustified requirement that people travel to a certified facility simply to pick up abortion pills that they are then allowed to safely take at home.

The FDA tried to ignore you, so we took your names to the FDA!

By Sarah Christopherson | Sep 30, 2020 | Comments Off on The FDA tried to ignore you, so we took your names to the FDA!

On September 28 — the 20th anniversary of FDA’s approval of the abortion pill — we held a socially distanced protest in front of FDA headquarters and delivered the names of all 12,000+ of our petition signers.

Saving the Supreme Court: The Next Six Weeks Could Change Everything

By Sarah Christopherson | Sep 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Saving the Supreme Court: The Next Six Weeks Could Change Everything

In brazen disregard of their own stated principles, Senate Republicans are ramming through an illegitimate Court nomination with the election on the line.

Judge Orders FDA to Allow Patients to Receive Medication Abortion Pills by Mail During COVID Emergency

By NWHN Staff | Jul 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Judge Orders FDA to Allow Patients to Receive Medication Abortion Pills by Mail During COVID Emergency

The NWHN applauds the recent decision by District Court Judge Theodore Chuang to allow pregnant people to receive medication abortion care through telehealth, including receiving mifepristone through the mail.