Report Spotlights Harassment and Threats Against Abortion Providers
July 24, 2009
This week, the Center for Reproductive Rights released Defending Human Rights: Abortion Providers Facing Threats, Restrictions, and Harassment, a report examining harassment and state laws targeting abortion providers in six states.
Several NAF members were interviewed for the report, including members from Pennsylvania who are also featured in this video:
Recommendations made in the report include improving law enforcement response to clinic violence, enacting legislation to protect clinic access and ensure patient safety, expanding training opportunities, and increasing support within the medical community for providers.