July 2015

Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against CMP Until Monday Hearing

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Friday, July 31 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo, National Abortion Federation
202.667.5881, ext 219; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org
Hayley Home, Morrison & Foerster LLP
415.268.6021 ; 916.402.2864 (cell)
HHome@mofo.com
 

Judge Grants Temporary Restraining Order Against CMP Until Monday Hearing

This afternoon a judge in […]

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Health Canada approves medical abortion medication

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881, ext 219; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org
 

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) and NAF Canada:

The approval of mifepristone is great news for women […]

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NAF supports fetal tissue donation for humanitarian and medical research.

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881, ext 219; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org

STATEMENT BY VICKI SAPORTA, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE NATIONAL ABORTION FEDERATION:

The National Abortion Federation supports fetal tissue donation for humanitarian and medical research. […]

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NAF President and CEO, Vicki Saporta: The EACH Woman Act would ensure health coverage for abortion for every woman

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Wednesday, 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881, ext 219; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org
Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) on the introduction of the EACH Woman Act:

I applaud Representatives Lee, Schakowsky, DeGette, […]

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So, What’s the Deal With Florida?

Just last month, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed a new law that would require women seeking abortion care to wait 24 hours and make two clinic visits before they could access care. This law was […]

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June 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Anti-choice politicians pass 525,600 minute national waiting period for abortion care

Just kidding! But given the continued attacks on abortion access, it wouldn’t be so surprising if they tried something that extreme.

Even though women carefully consider their options before they make an appointment to obtain abortion […]

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PEI takes first step, but more is needed

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881, ext 219; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org

 

Statement of Dawn Fowler, Canadian Director, National Abortion Federation:

Today, the Government of Prince Edward Island announced a new arrangement, which will enable Island women […]

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May 2015

New Oklahoma abortion law burdensome for women

The following letter-to-the-editor was published in The Daily Oklahoman on 5/15/15

 
New abortion law burdensome for women

Increasing the waiting period for women seeking abortion care from 24 to 72 hours clearly demonstrates that anti-choice politicians in […]

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Red River Women’s Clinic Receives Standard of Excellence Award

CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881, ext 219; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org

 
Red River Women’s Clinic Receives Standard of Excellence Award
This year, the National Abortion Federation (NAF) awarded the George R. Tiller “Attitude is Everything” Standard of Excellence Award to Red […]

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Virginia AG Clarifies Application of Architectural Regs

Yesterday, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring reversed the legal advice of former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, and clarified that building and construction requirements apply to new construction and not existing abortion providers in the state.

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April 2015

H.B. 465: An Anti-Choice Bill Full of Contradictions

In North Carolina, anti-choice politicians have filed H.B. 465 which will not only extend the state’s waiting period to 72 hours and only allow OB-GYNs to provide abortion care, the bill will also prevent the […]

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March 2015

NAF’s President and CEO on AZ’s S.B. 1318: This is unacceptable and not how safe medical care of any kind is provided.

 
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org

 
Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation, on Gov. Ducey’s signing Arizona’s S.B. 1318 into law:

Last night, Arizona Governor Ducey signed […]

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It’s not the same for every woman

My boyfriend and I love life. We’ve been together for almost 6 years. We have had some amazing times together and many memories. We’ve always been very careful when it came to making love but […]

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New Mexico Blocks 20-Week Ban, Parental Involvement Bills

A bit of good news: last week, after four hours of debate, the New Mexico Senate Public Affairs Committee blocked two extreme, politically-motivated anti-choice bills. The bills would have banned abortion care after 20 weeks […]

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Another Attempt To Close Mississippi’s Last Abortion Clinic

Early Monday morning, NAF member Jackson Women’s Health Organization was vandalized. In the early morning hours, a masked intruder trespassed onto the property where he cut power lines, damaged a generator the clinic is required […]

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NAF’s Vicki Saporta on the Sustainable Growth Rate Hyde provision

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
CONTACT:
Alissa Manzoeillo
202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell)
amanzoeillo@prochoice.org
Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation, on the Sustainable Growth Rate Hyde provision:
 Abortion care restrictions do not belong in any […]

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NAF Mourns the Loss of Dr. Millie Hanson

We are sad to report the passing of longtime NAF member Dr. Mildred “Millie” Hanson. Millie was a founding member of NAF, a women’s health pioneer, and beloved colleague. She died late the night of […]

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Tell us why you #AppreciateProviders

March 10 is the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. This day was set aside in 1996 to commemorate the 1993 assassination of Dr. David Gunn, the first provider murdered by an anti-abortion extremist.

Now […]

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I am forever grateful

To whom it may concern,

I’m sure you hear from women who tell you that they never thought they would find themselves in the situation they were in when faced with the choice of abortion. Now […]

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Busting Abortion Care Myths

There are many myths—about who chooses abortion care, about providers, etc– perpetuated by anti-choice proponents, but one of the most harmful lies they circulate is their misinformed belief that abortion care is not safe. They […]

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