Georgia Abortion Ban Struck Down

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com Today, a judge struck down Georgia’s early abortion ban as unconstitutional on the grounds that at the time when the ban was passed in 2019, Roe v. Wade was still the law of the land.  Statement from Melissa Fowler, National Abortion Federation’s Chief Program Officer: “This is another…

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Voters Protect Abortion Access Across Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 9, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com Abortion was a key issue in the midterm elections this year, with several states voting to protect the right in their state and many candidates using abortion access as part of their platforms during their campaigns.  Statement from Melissa Fowler, Chief Program Officer at the National Abortion Federation: …

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Four Months After the Fall of Roe, NAF Reports Ongoing Rise in Patients Traveling for Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 26, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com The nation’s largest abortion hotline reported an 800% increase in plane or bus trips and a 500% increase in hotel room bookings in the months following Dobbs NATIONAL – Today, the National Abortion Federation, which operates the National Abortion Hotline—the largest national, multi-lingual abortion assistance hotline in the…

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National Abortion Federation, Celebrities, Creative Agencies Partner to Tell Abortion Seekers: #ItsYourCall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 22, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com As part of the campaign, NAF is announcing a new name for the nation’s largest hotline and releasing a video with Kathy Najimy to increase awareness of the service  NATIONAL – Today, the National Abortion Federation (NAF) announced a new campaign aimed at helping raise awareness of the organization’s…

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West Virginia Passes Near-Total Abortion Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 14, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com This week, West Virginia became the second state to pass a new abortion ban since the Dobbs Supreme Court decision in June. The ban will take effect immediately upon the governor’s signature. Statement from Melissa Fowler, Chief Program Officer at the National Abortion Federation:  “Since the Supreme Court overturned…

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Statement on Medication Abortion Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com Statement from Veronica Jones, Chief Operating Officer at the National Abortion Federation: The National Abortion Federation is committed to helping as many patients as possible access abortion care. Let us be clear—any restrictions or bans on access to essential abortion care are the result of the Supreme Court’s…

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Tennessee, Idaho, and Texas Enact Trigger Bans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com Today, Tennessee, Idaho, and Texas will implement draconian abortion trigger bans, outlawing nearly all abortions in all three states. Although abortion is restricted in these states already, today they will enact near-total bans, or in Texas’ case, create harsher punishments for those who violate the law. Statement from…

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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms NAF’s Permanent Injunction Against CMP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 19, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California’s decision to grant NAF a permanent injunction barring David Daleiden, Biomax Procurement Services LLC, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP), and their agents and co-conspirators from releasing…

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Kansas Voters Protect Abortion Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 3, 2022CONTACT: naf@berlinrosen.com Yesterday, Kansans voted on a historic ballot measure that determined the fate of abortion rights in the state. By voting ‘No,’ Kansans have protected their communities and abortion access in the state and stopped dangerous abortion bans from taking effect. This was the first time abortion was on…

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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

For Immediate Release: June 24, 2022Media Contacts: Claire Connolly; Claire.Connoly@berlinrosen.com  Statement from Melissa Fowler, National Abortion Federation’s Chief Program Officer: “The Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion by overturning Roe v. Wade in the Dobbs case is abhorrent. Today’s decision confirms the worst-case scenario that reproductive rights advocates have been bracing…

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