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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January 2017

NAF applauds the EACH Woman Act

By |January 31st, 2017|

Statement of Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) on the introduction of the EACH Woman Act: I applaud Representative Barbara Lee and Representative Jan Schakowsky along with Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Representatives Diana DeGette and Louise Slaughter and all of the co-sponsors for re-introducing the EACH Woman Act and taking a [...]

December 2016

No Evidence of Wrongdoing By Abortion Providers

By |December 5th, 2016|

Today, the Democratic Members of the Select Investigative Panel, which has been investigating abortion providers for the last 15 months, issued a 112-page report affirming that their investigation has found no evidence of wrongdoing by abortion providers, researchers, or companies involved in fetal tissue donation and research. “It’s no surprise that just like 17 other [...]

Saporta: The Select Panel should be disbanded

By |December 1st, 2016|

Statement by Vicki Saporta, President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF), on the passing of H.R. 933 funding for the Select Panel:   “The Select Panel should be disbanded, not given more taxpayer money to waste on a political witch hunt that is based on false and bogus information.” ### The National Abortion [...]

May 2011

House Rules Committee Passes Smith Bill

By |May 3rd, 2011|

Last night, the House Rules Committee passed the so-called “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.” This bill, authored by Representative Chris Smith (R-NJ), is so extreme that it originally attempted to redefine rape and incest. Even without these provisions, the bill is still an unprecedented attack on women’s access to abortion care.This bill would prevent [...]

November 2009

House Assaults Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Care

By |November 10th, 2009|

Yesterday, I released the following statement in response to the Stupak/Pitts Amendment:This weekend, women’s access to reproductive health care was dealt a devastating blow when the House of Representatives passed an extreme anti-abortion amendment to health care reform.It is inexcusable that anti-choice representatives are using this important opportunity to reform our country’s health care system [...]

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