Medication Abortion

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

By Evita Almassi | 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.

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.

It’s Time to #MailTheAbortionPill

By Sarah Christopherson | Jul 1, 2020 | Comments Off on It’s Time to #MailTheAbortionPill

Patients are turning to telehealth appointments and online pharmacies for routine medical care during the COVID-19 outbreak without having to leave their homes. But for most pregnant people seeking safe and effective abortion pills, the FDA has created a Byzantine set of rules that delay or block access to care.

Lift Unnecessary Restrictions: Access to Medication Abortion During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By M. Isabelle Chaudry | Jun 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Lift Unnecessary Restrictions: Access to Medication Abortion During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The NWHN is calling on the FDA to lift politically motivated, medically unnecessary restrictions on the abortion pill right now and let pregnant people receive the abortion pill through the mail so that they can get the pill where they take the pill, at home.

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!

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.

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.

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.