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Freedom of Choice: Living for What You Would Die For

I have often wondered how Dr. George Tiller continued his work. The answer comes from a phrase from writer Anne River Siddons. “Close your eyes and think about what you would die for…and now open your eyes and live for it.”

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Quality Abortion Care is the Norm, Despite Recent Headlines

The arrest on murder charges of a doctor who provided abortions is horrific but the case is an outlier and not typical of the high-quality abortion care provided by NAF members.

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Back-Alley Abortions in 2011: How Anti-Choice Zealots Force Women to Go to Dangerous Clinics

The Medicaid ban on abortion funding and state restrictions requires poor women in Philadelphia and around the country to face horrific choices when they need an abortion.

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One Last Firewall for Choice in Oklahoma?

Anti-choice politicians in Oklahoma have tried year after year to make it harder for women to access abortion despite the fact that and have been thwarted by the courts. Now there may be no check or balance on anti-choice legislation.

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Are Anti-Choice Legislators Gunning For Minnesota’s Version of Roe?

Right now, women in Minnesota are protected by state law if Roe v. Wade is ever overturned. But anti-choice legislators are aiming to change that.

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Roundup: Roe v. Wade’s 38th Anniversary

The 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade is a day to acknowledge the importance of safe, legal abortion care as an issue of justice for women. It’s also a time to recognize that barriers to this care still exist for far too many women in this country.

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Chris Smith Introduces Radical Abortion Ban

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) claims his bill would “only” codify, or make permanent, the Hyde Amendment. But it goes far beyond current law, seriously compromise women’s access to reproductive health care, and hamstring government operations.

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From Generation Roe to Generation Now

When my best friend faced an unintended and unwanted pregnancy, I made the choice to stand with her, and I have been an advocate for reproductive justice ever since. 

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Abortion Providers Need Your Support

I began providing abortions in 1974. I never imagined that in the year 2011, I would see so many efforts to separate patients from doctors and deprive women of safe, legal health care.

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Antichoice at the End of Life

The defeat of increased funding for end of life care should serve as a warning to all those concerned about autonomy over their own healthcare choices.

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