Abortion

Conflating Anti-Science Agendas: Anti-Abortion Is Not an Argument for Anti-Vaccination

By NWHN Staff | Apr 11, 2019 | Comments Off on Conflating Anti-Science Agendas: Anti-Abortion Is Not an Argument for Anti-Vaccination

Pseudoscience attacks by anti-abortion and anti-vaccine proponents aren’t convincing unless they’re embellished with lies.

NWHN Statement in Response to the FDA’s Action Against Aid Access

By Cindy Pearson | Mar 12, 2019 | Comments Off on NWHN Statement in Response to the FDA’s Action Against Aid Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, ealmassi@nwhn.org or (202) 682-6240

How Medication Abortion Changes the Narrative of Self-Managed Abortions

By NWHN Staff | Jan 29, 2019 | Comments Off on How Medication Abortion Changes the Narrative of Self-Managed Abortions

Writing for Jezebel last year, Dr. Meera Shah described just a few of the many reasons why pregnant people might prefer self-managed (or self-induced) abortion to an abortion performed in a clinic.

Health Facts: Abortion with Pills

By NWHN Staff | Oct 1, 2018 | Comments Off on Health Facts: Abortion with Pills

Medication abortion is the method of safely and effectively inducing a miscarriage using FDA-approved abortion pills. Medication abortion can be used to end a pregnancy up to 10 weeks from the first day of your last period.

Does Birth Control Cause Abortion?

By Evita Almassi | Sep 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Does Birth Control Cause Abortion?

When asked about his dissent in the Priests for Life case, Brett Kavanaugh said that by filling out a form the employer did not want to be “complicit in the provision of the abortion-inducing drugs.” This rhetoric, conflating contraception and abortion, is used by anti-choice activists to intentionally confuse the issue.

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.

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

Crossing the Intersection of Immigration and Reproductive Justice

By NWHN Staff | May 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Crossing the Intersection of Immigration and Reproductive Justice

When we think of reproductive justice, our minds tend to gravitate towards subjects like abortion rights, maternal health, and access to birth control.

Health Facts: Medication Abortion and Miscarriage

By NWHN Staff | Apr 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Health Facts: Medication Abortion and Miscarriage

The emotional experiences of a medication abortion and a spontaneously occurring miscarriage may be very different. There’s no right or wrong way to feel! But the physical process, risks, warning signs, potential complications, and treatments are the same.

The Fake News Behind Fake Health Centers

By NWHN Staff | Mar 19, 2018 | Comments Off on The Fake News Behind Fake Health Centers

Imagine you are walking along a road, trying to find a pregnancy clinic. You are looking for the one you found online, the one that promised free services and counseling surrounded by soft colors and pictures of kind-looking women. You stop between Hartford GYN Center and Hartford Women’s Center, no more than 30 feet away from each other.