Reproductive Rights and Justice
NOW is working toward accessible reproductive health care for all women and LGBTQIA+ people. NOW fully supports safe and legal abortion, affordable and effective birth control and other contraception, medication abortion, telemedicine for reproductive care, and reproductive health education for all. We fiercely oppose attempts to restrict reproductive freedom through underhanded legislation and regulations.
Watch the video below and understand why.
This Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Women Deserve More from their Healthcare Providers
Kavanaugh: A Threat to Women and Our Constitutional Right to Privacy
TRAPPED: A New Must See Documentary about Targeted Regulations of Abortion Providers
A Texas Court Could End Medication Abortion OvernightStatement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes The fight is on to save medication abortion. The time is now. A lawsuit in Texas, heard before one of the most conservative judges ever appointed by Donald Trump, could lead to an immediate ban Read more … Read more...
NOW Recognizes 50th Anniversary of Roe v. WadeStatement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes WASHINGTON — This weekend, we should be celebrating 50 years of a woman’s constitutional right to abortion. Instead, last year’s decision sent us back to square one. While Roe was a watershed mome Read more … Read more...
NOW President Testifies Against Puerto Rico’s Extreme Abortion BansStatement of National NOW President Christian F. Nunes Today, I testified in front of the Comision de lo Juridico/Committee on Legal Matters of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives by video in opposition to legislation that would further restrict a Read more … Read more...
Point: Abortion Is About All of UsThose who perpetuate the perception that abortion is a standalone issue, separate from “important issues,” are endangering Americans. All Americans. Read more...
Issue Advisory: We Won’t Go Back: Tracking the Fight for Reproductive Justice
The long-awaited catastrophe has finally occurred. On June 24th in a 6-3 decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade, stripping women’s and pregnant persons’ bodily autonomy.
Medication Abortion – Just the Facts
The use of mifepristone has increased significantly over the years. In 2017, 40 percent of all recorded abortions and 60 percent of abortions performed up to 10 weeks of gestations – though the rate is likely higher due to self-managed abortions which are not recorded. Most women seeking abortions now use this safe and effective medication.
Abortion Cases in the SCOTUS Pipeline: What Can We Anticipate?
With the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett, which has clinched a 6-3 majority on the high court, we should not expect to win many cases related to women’s rights. Those cases that pertain to reproductive rights are clearly in peril.
Right-Wing Abortion Rights Opponent Set for High Court – Majority Leader McConnell Says He has the Votes
The National Organization for Women opposes the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett as, by her record, she stands against everything we value about equal treatment and equal opportunity.