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Observing Abortion Provider Appreciation Day

Unlike other health care professionals, abortion providers face unique challenges, which often include harassment, intimidation, vandalism, and in some cases violence. Today, we pause and honor the men and women who put their lives at risk to make reproductive choice a reality.

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20 Years of Legal Abortion in Canada

This week marks the twentieth anniversary of R v. Morgentaler, the Supreme Court’s ruling that decriminalized abortion in Canada. But some challenges to access remain.

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Reports from Alabama: Protecting Providers, Preserving Access

Operation Save America descended on Birmingham, Alabama this week to attempt to close the city's two abortion clinics. Vicki Saporta shares updates from National Abortion Federation staff in Birmingham.

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Crisis Pregnancy Centers’ Deceptive Tactics

Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) recently introduced the "Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Services" Act (H.R. 2478) to curb deceptive advertising by Crisis Pregnancy Centers.

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Abortion Provider Appreciation: Health Care Professionals Make Choice a Reality

Vicki Saporta is the President and CEO of the National Abortion Federation (NAF).

March 10 is the National Day of Appreciation for Abortion Providers. The abortion provider community is made up of medical professionals who are both highly skilled and uniquely dedicated to protecting the lives and health of women by providing them with quality reproductive health care.

But abortion providers are much more than highly trained medical professionals: they are also heroes.

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