Abortion Facts

NAF has worked since 1977 to ensure that women, health care professionals, and policymakers have access to factual information about abortion. NAF has created a series of carefully researched fact sheets that cover topics related to abortion and abortion care.

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Abortion Myths

photos_2_3Throughout the history of legal abortion, anti-abortion extremists have used propaganda, misinformation, and outright lies to dissuade women from choosing abortion. Women have the right to make fully informed decisions about their reproductive health care free from these anti-choice myths.

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Patient Stories

photos_2_1_1Every woman’s experience is unique. Here, read the stories of real women who have chosen to let the world hear their voices.

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Unequal Access to Abortion

photos_2_4_1Too many women face unnecessary barriers when seeking abortion services. Sometimes these barriers are legal or economic – other times they are barriers of culture or language. NAF works to ensure access to quality abortion care for all women.

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History of Abortion

photos_2_5_xToday, policies regarding legal abortion in the U.S. are being debated everywhere from the halls of Congress to the street corners of our smallest towns. A better understanding of the history of abortion in America can help provide a context for making sound policy for the future.

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