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Learning the Right Lessons From the Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Disaster

Gosnell’s clinic is an extreme version of what I call “rogue clinics,” facilities that today prey on women, primarily women of color and often immigrants, in low-income communities.

Gosnell’s clinic is an extreme version of what I call “rogue clinics,” facilities that today prey on women, primarily women of color and often immigrants, in low-income communities.

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Why Did They Seek Abortions There? How Abortion Bans Threaten Women’s Lives

Such obstacles — legal and financial barriers, social stigma or language barriers — do not affect all women equally.

Around the world — even here in Pennsylvania — women face obstacles to legitimate medical care, including preventive services like contraception, prenatal care and safe abortion care. However, such obstacles — legal and financial barriers, social stigma or language barriers — do not affect all women equally.

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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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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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