FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 6, 2012 CONTACT: Melissa Fowler 202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell) mfowler@prochoice.org The National Abortion Federation (NAF) is the professional association of abortion providers in North America. NAF is a voluntary membership organization comprised of 400 clinics, hospitals and physicians’ offices in the United States, Canada and Mexico City. NAF does not own,…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 17, 2012 CONTACT: Melissa Fowler 202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell) mfowler@prochoice.org My name is Christy Zink. I, like many women in the Washington, DC area, am a mother. Almost every day, I rush around to get two kids woken up, dressed, and out the door. Between my five-year-old daughter and eleven-month-old…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 9, 2012 CONTACT: Melissa Fowler 202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell) mfowler@prochoice.org This year, the National Abortion Federation (NAF) awarded the George R. Tiller “Attitude is Everything” Standard of Excellence Award to Presidential Women’s Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Standard of Excellence Award was established in 2009 to honor the…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 1, 2012 CONTACT: Melissa Fowler 202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell) mfowler@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): The Florida legislature is launching an all out attack on abortion providers and the reproductive health care of Florida women and their families. Today, the Florida House…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 22, 2012 CONTACT: Melissa Fowler 202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell) mfowler@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): Today, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell asked legislators to make a series of amendments to a bill that would require women seeking abortion care to have an ultrasound.…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 21, 2012 CONTACT: Melissa Fowler 202.667.5881; 202.595.4395 (after hours/cell) mfowler@prochoice.org Statement of Christy Zink as delivered at a press conference today: Good morning. My name is Christy Zink. I, like many women in the Washington, DC area, am a mother. Before arriving here today, I rushed around to get two…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 15, 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): Today, the Virginia Board of Health passed medically unnecessary, politically-motivated regulations targeting the state’s abortion providers. These regulations will not make abortion safer, but will just make it more…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 25 , 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): Today, the House of Representatives continued its assault on women’s access to abortion care by passing the Foxx amendment to the Public Health Service Act, which would restrict…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 24 , 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Saporta: It’s despicable that after being raped so many of our servicewomen without adequate resources have to put their lives, health, and military careers at risk in order to access the abortion care they need. Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 4, 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3, the so-called “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” This bill, authored by Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), would prevent millions of American…

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