Reproductive Rights

Reproductive Coercion and Sterilization Abuse

By NWHN Staff | Dec 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Reproductive Coercion and Sterilization Abuse

It’s not possible to understand present-day reproductive coercion, or its lasting impact on marginalized communities, without understanding the United States’ long history of sterilization abuse.

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.

The Future of Reproductive Rights Under Brett Kavanaugh

By NWHN Staff | Aug 3, 2018 | Comments Off on The Future of Reproductive Rights Under Brett Kavanaugh

Trump campaigned with a promise to conservatives that he would nominate to the Supreme Court a justice willing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that established the constitutional right to abortion in 1973.

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.

Fighting for Health Care, Reproductive Justice, and a Strong FDA

By NWHN Staff | Jan 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Fighting for Health Care, Reproductive Justice, and a Strong FDA

The gains we’ve made are in jeopardy. In the last 6 years, over 9 million women have gotten health care coverage; nearly 30 million women now have access to contraception without co-pays; and 6 million women on Medicare have saved $11 billion on prescription drugs as the donut hole shrank.

Will a Victory in the Supreme Court Lead to Better Abortion Care, or Worse Laws?

By Sarah Christopherson | Sep 9, 2016 | Comments Off on Will a Victory in the Supreme Court Lead to Better Abortion Care, or Worse Laws?

In 2013, the Texas state legislature enacted House Bill 2 (HB 2), one of the most draconian anti-abortion measures in the country. Among other provisions, it applied hospital-like building codes to any clinic providing abortion services, and required doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles from where they perform the procedure.

NWHN Applauds Reproductive Justice Being at the Forefront!

By NWHN Staff | Aug 1, 2016 | Comments Off on NWHN Applauds Reproductive Justice Being at the Forefront!

It’s been another strange week in American presidential politics with the disturbing news that a foreign dictator may be attempting to influence our election. But what you may have missed in the news coverage of the Democratic National Convention was the unprecedented support for abortion rights.

Supreme Court Stands Strong Against Abortion Bullies!

By NWHN Staff | Jun 27, 2016 | Comments Off on Supreme Court Stands Strong Against Abortion Bullies!

That’s right – we did it! Thanks to the support of countless people across the country, today the Supreme Court protected women’s rights and dignity by striking down the Texas measures as unconstitutional.

Holding the Line: Challenges to Reproductive Rights in 2016

By NWHN Staff | Jan 13, 2016 | Comments Off on Holding the Line: Challenges to Reproductive Rights in 2016

Make no mistake — 2016 will be a monumental year for women and reproductive rights. From grassroots mobilization efforts to remove the harmful Hyde Amendment, to the increasingly contentious presidential election in November, a new era of reproductive rights and justice is in the making. Unfortunately, this new era includes battles on issues we have fought before — and will continue to engage in again.

10 Angry Men

By NWHN Staff | Aug 17, 2015 | Comments Off on 10 Angry Men

There were many statements in the first GOP Debate that were false, crass, and indicative of the GOP presidential hopefuls’ ignorance of the needs of large factions of the American public. I paid particular attention to what the cream of…