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.
NOW Hails Biden Administration Executive Action Protecting Access To Reproductive Health Care—But It’s Only A StartNo executive action from the President can restore the protections the Supreme Court has taken away. No speech from the White House can erase what states are doing to ban all abortion, threaten access to contraception, prosecute women and doctors and put more women’s lives in danger. We need a new Congress that will enact the Women’s Health Protection Act to codify abortion rights. Read more...
NOW Fights Against Coordinated Attack on Roe – Oklahoma’s Governor Values Control More Than Women’s LivesStatement by National NOW President Christian F. Nunes WASHINGTON, DC—By signing the new six-week abortion ban, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has proven, yet again, that misogyny and cruelty are his core values. Stitt and the right-wing extremists wh Read more … Read more...
As the abortion debate rages on, abortion rights opponents are quick to point out supposed risks associated with abortion; but rarely do they mention the sobering reality of what following through with a pregnancy can mean to a woman.
President Trump made it perfectly clear that one of his priorities in nominating justices was their likeliness to overturn Roe v. Wade.
One of the cases on this list more likely to reach the Supreme Court is Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Inc.
ISSUE ADVISORY: Two Years into Trump’s Presidency, Cases Challenging Roe v. Wade Approach Supreme Court – Part One
Trump’s Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch showed their true colors and antagonism towards abortion rights in the Supreme Court’s February 7th decision of granting a stay on the Louisiana law in June Medical Services v. Gee.