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Dr. Gosnell Is Not Me

I am more dedicated than ever to making safe abortion an option for everyone.

Dr. Gosnell’s story reminds me that too many women in this country can’t get the kind of care my colleagues and I offer. I am more dedicated than ever to making safe abortion an option for everyone.

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Kermit Gosnell’s Horror Show

The Women’s Medical Society in West Philadelphia is what illegal abortion looks like – because it’s what illegal abortion is.

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Violent Rhetoric Has Consequences—Just Ask Abortion Providers

Unfortunately, discussion about violent rhetoric and its consequenses is not new to the abortion provider community. Since 1993, there have been eight murders and 17 attempted murders of physicians and clinic staff.

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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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Doctor Who Performed Illegal Abortions Indicted for Murder

A doctor who performed late abortions mostly on poor and immigrant women is facing eight counts of murder. How does stigma and fear around abortion contribute to such a deadly scenario?

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Secrecy, Stigma: Roots of Substandard Abortion Care

Abortion providers were pioneers in offering counseling, excellent outpatient medical care, and informed consent. Now the secrecy and stigma perpetuated by the anti-choice movement allow substandard care to thrive.

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