Self-managed abortion—on the rise in the U.S.—means doing an abortion yourself by obtaining abortion pills, and taking them without going to a doctor.
After negotiations between Attorney General Yost, abortion rights advocacy groups and state legislators: Ohio clinics remain open.
“The women’s caucus is at work every day during all of this, and we’re watching. We’re awake, we’re at work, and the answer is no.”
Using a global pandemic as an opportunity, regressive law-makers are pushing anti-choice policies on a pro-choice nation. Let me clarify this misinformation: Abortion is an essential component of comprehensive health care.
Buzzfeed reported on March 31: A federal judge had put a temporary hold on the state’s abortion ban, but an appeals court overturned the ruling Tuesday. Texas will be allowed to instate a temporary ban on abortion in nearly all cases during the coronavirus outbreak, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday. The court overturned a decision […]
In clinics in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Kentucky, anti-choice protesters have continued to show up, refusing to comply with the pressure for people to practice social distancing and shelter-in-place. Protesters are gathering in front of clinic doors, walking up to patients, and even shoving unwanted pamphlets and gift sacks into patients’ hands and through car windows.
As we navigate COVID-19, it is critical that leaders treat outpatient abortion providers as essential businesses, and that hospital systems ensure the continuation of abortion care as an essential service.
In light of confusion as to whether or not Ohio abortion clinics remain open during the coronavirus pandemic, NARAL compiled a list of FAQs to help answer your questions.
“This next year will be exhilarating and terrifying as I assume the role of a doctor amidst a national health crisis brought by COVID-19. I hope to support my patients while synthesizing knowledge and staying well. Access to abortion training or care need not be among my considerations.”
“We see who’s on the Supreme Court. So for me it puts fear in my heart, and I know it puts fear into many others’ as well. That fear ends up turning into a passion and I’m hoping that people see our passion and our hard work, and know that we’re not going to stop.”
Reproductive health, rights and justice advocates come together today in their communities and online to commemorate National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day: a day dedicated to highlighting the work of abortion providers as stigma persists and political and cultural attacks escalate.