Abortion

The FDA’s Convoluted Stance on Abortion Pills Doesn’t Protect Patients — It Endangers Them

By Sarah Christopherson | May 8, 2020 | Comments Off on The FDA’s Convoluted Stance on Abortion Pills Doesn’t Protect Patients — It Endangers Them

The FDA says pregnant people can meet with their doctors remotely and have their abortion at home — but first, they must travel during a global pandemic just to pick up their pills.

The FDA Must Permit Pregnant People to Get the Abortion Pill Where They Have the Abortion — at Home!

By Evita Almassi | Apr 6, 2020 | Comments Off on The FDA Must Permit Pregnant People to Get the Abortion Pill Where They Have the Abortion — at Home!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org 

Permanently Lift Restrictions on the Abortion Pill!

By NWHN Staff | Mar 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Permanently Lift Restrictions on the Abortion Pill!

We’re calling on the FDA to let pregnant people receive the abortion pill through the mail so that they can get the pill where they take the pill — at home!

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.

Conservative Courts Are Coming for Our Health Care: How We Fight Back

By Sarah Christopherson | Jan 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Conservative Courts Are Coming for Our Health Care: How We Fight Back

Two cases offer a warning about how far health care opponents will go to warp the federal judiciary to their ends — and what we must do to fight them.

Take Action: Congress Can Save Title X

By Sarah Christopherson | Aug 23, 2019 | Comments Off on Take Action: Congress Can Save Title X

On Monday, reproductive health clinics across the nation withdrew from the federal Title X program rather than submit plans for complying with the Trump administration’s radical new “gag” rule.

Medication Abortion Should Be Available on My Campus: What SB 24 Means to Me

By NWHN Staff | Aug 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Medication Abortion Should Be Available on My Campus: What SB 24 Means to Me

At a time when so many states are choosing to take care options away from women, California state legislators are positioned to lead the fight to expand access to reproductive care by making medication abortion available at student health centers on campus for the first time.

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.

What to Expect When You Stop Expecting: Demystifying Miscarriage and Medication Abortion 

By Sarah Christopherson | Jun 4, 2019 | Comments Off on What to Expect When You Stop Expecting: Demystifying Miscarriage and Medication Abortion 

Anti-abortion zealots have sought to criminalize miscarriage and charge women for “endangering” their pregnancies. Here’s what you need to know.

How Can I Support the Reproductive Rights Movement?

By Evita Almassi | May 30, 2019 | Comments Off on How Can I Support the Reproductive Rights Movement?

The NWHN has been in this fight for a long time; we promise you we’ll keep supporting women’s health for as long as it takes to ensure that every woman can attain reproductive justice.