Common Questions and Myths

Read about common questions and myths such as:

If I have an abortion, will I be able to get pregnant again?

Does abortion cause an increased risk of breast cancer?

Is there a post-abortion syndrome?

Making an Informed Choice

We want you to be able to make an informed decision, no matter what option you may choose. The information in these pages can help you think through your options.

Abortion: ending your pregnancy.
Adoption: giving someone else the legal right and responsibility to raise your child.
Parenthood: carrying the pregnancy to term and raising your child.

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February 2011

South Dakota Law Could Legalize the Murder of Abortion Providers

By |February 15th, 2011|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 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) in response to South Dakota HB 1171: There’s no shortage of abortion restrictions being introduced in the states, but the latest out of South Dakota is the most disturbing [...]

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Statement of Mary Vargas on Harmful Impact of Pitts Bill

By |February 9th, 2011|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 9, 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Mary Vargas as delivered at a press conference today: Good morning. My name is Mary Vargas. I am a lawyer and a mother, and like most Americans I would lay down my life for my children. Like many women I [...]

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Stop Continued Attacks on Women’s Access to Abortion Care

By |February 9th, 2011|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 9, 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): The so-called “Protect Life Act,” sponsored by Representatives Joe Pitts (R-PA) and Dan Lipiniski (D-IL) is another attempt to restrict women’s access to abortion care. The Pitts Bill is [...]

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Statement of Dana Weinstein on Harmful Impact of Smith Bill

By |February 8th, 2011|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 8, 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Dana Weinstein as delivered at a press conference today with House Judiciary Democrats: Good afternoon. My name is Dana Weinstein. In July 2009, I was happily pregnant and excitingly, anxiously expecting the arrival of our second child. For nearly 8 [...]

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Smith Bill is Unprecedented Attack on Women’s Access to Abortion Care

By |February 8th, 2011|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 8, 2011 CONTACT: NAF Communications Department 202-667-5881 press@prochoice.org Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF): The Smith Bill is an unprecedented attempt to restrict women’s access to abortion care. This bill would prevent millions of American women from obtaining private insurance coverage for abortion [...]

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June 2006

Uncertainty Around Abortion Access in New Brunswick, Canada

By |June 30th, 2006|

Today, the National Abortion Federation issued a statement denouncing the failure of the Honourable Brad Green, QC, the Minister of Health in New Brunswick, to clarify where and how women will be able to access publicly funded abortion services. The Dr. Everett Chalmers Hospital in Fredericton, the only facility that regularly provides publicly funded abortions [...]

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Dangerous Parental Involvement Proposition in California

By |June 30th, 2006|

Last year, California voters considered Proposition 73, which proposed to amend the California constitution to require minors to notify a parent or legal guardian at least 48 hours before an abortion. Californians rejected Proposition 73 recognizing that these measures can endanger teens.Abortion opponents have collected enough signatures for a ballot initiative that will place a [...]

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